Energy Assessments

California has some of the most ambitious climate and energy goals in the world.

Energy Efficiency

California Energy Commission adopts energy efficiency standards for appliances and buildings, which reduces air pollution and saves consumers money.

Energy Research and Development

Learn more about the California Energy Commission’s research, development and demonstration programs.

Energy Systems Infrastructure and Environment

California Energy Commission conducts geospatial, environmental, and engineering analyses to help guide renewable energy infrastructure development.

Equity and Diversity

The Energy Commission is committed to ensuring all Californians have an opportunity to participate in and benefi


California Energy Commission investments that accelerate the development and deployment of low- and zero-emission transportation fuels.


Acceptance Test Technician Certification Provider Program - ATTCP

The program ensures that lighting control and mechanical contractors comply with the Energy Standards in nonresidential buildings.

Bright Schools Program

A wide range of technical assistance for California K-12 public school districts.

Building Energy Benchmarking Program

Reporting building characteristics and energy use data, known as benchmarking, is required for certain types of commercial and multifamily buildings.

Building Energy Efficiency Standards - Title 24

Transforming California's buildings through standards for newly constructed buildings and alterations and additions to existing buildings.

California Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 Program - Prop 39

Providing more than a billion dollars to California's K-12 schools for efficiency and renewable energy projects.

California Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap Update

Efforts to update the state's roadmap to integrate electric vehicle charging needs with the needs of the electrical grid.