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Proposition 39 K-12 Program Notice: Energy Expenditure Plan
Amendments to Energy Expenditure Plans
LEAs making changes to their EEP triggering an amendment, must file an amendment request. Amendments are required if the LEA (1) added an energy efficiency measure(s) not included in the approved EEP, (2) removed an energy efficiency measure(s) in the approved EEP, (3) changed the approved equipment quantity installed by more than 15%, or (4) if overall project cost increased or decreased by more than 15%.
- For LEAs with completed projects, amendments should be submitted no later than June 1, 2021.
Please note the following additional Proposition 39 K-12 program deadlines:
- June 30, 2021 - All projects must be fully installed and completed.
- July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021- Annual reports covering project work performed during the prior fiscal year, July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021, must be submitted to the Energy Commission. The annual report template is anticipated to made available to LEAs via the Energy Expenditure Plan Online Reporting System on July 1, 2021. Annual reports must be submitted no later than September 30, 2021.
Proposition 39 Program Deadlines
On May 13, 2020, the California Energy Commission approved an extension of the California Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 Program (Proposition 39) deadlines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Final project completion date by one year to June 30, 2021
Final project completion reports date by one year to June 30, 2022
See proposed guidelines at the "More Information" link below.
- Bright Schools Program
All public K-12 school districts are eligible for technical assistance.
- School Bus Replacement Program
Funds the replacement of old diesel school buses in disadvantaged and low-income communities throughout the state.
- Energy Conservation Assistance Act – Zero-Interest Loans for Schools
Zero-interest loans to public schools, colleges, and universities for energy efficiency projects.
- Energy Expenditure Plan Handbook (Revised January 2019)
- Utility Data Release Authorization Form CEC-12 - PDF
- Facility and Service Account Information Form CEC-24 - PDF
- List of Utility Recipients for the CEC-12 and CEC-24 Forms
- Citizens Oversight Board
- 2019-2020, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- 2018-2019, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- 2017-2018, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- 2016-2017, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- 2015-2016, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- 2013-2015, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board
- Final Guidelines - Proposition 39: California Clean Energy Jobs Act -2020 Program Implementation Guideline - PDF
- Summary of Changes - 2020 Summary of Substantive Changes - PDF
Prop 39 K-12 Program Success
The Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) K-12 Program allocated more than $1.5 billion over five years to schools across the state to improve facilities and help lower energy bills. Upgrades include switching to LED lighting, replacing inefficient air-conditioning and heating units, and installing solar panels.
Read more success stories on the California Energy Commission's blog.