Proposition 39: California Clean Energy Jobs Act, K-12 Program and Energy Conservation Assistance Act Program-Education, School Bus Replacement Program 2019-20 Progress Report
February 05, 2021
Renewable Energy (300)
California Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 Program - Prop 39
Marites Antonio, Hally Cahssai, Jim Holland, David Velazquez, Armand C. Angulo
The California Energy Commission prepared this report for the Citizens Oversight Board in accordance with Senate Bill 73 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, Chapter 29, Statutes of 2013), adopted by the Legislature and signed into law by former Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on June 27, 2013. To alleviate the burden to local educational agencies, information required to be reported to the Citizens Oversight Board by local educational agencies is contained within this report.
This report summarizes results from the start of the Proposition 39 K-12 Program (December 19, 2013) through the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. During this period, the Energy Commission approved 2,108 energy expenditure plans from 1,739 local educational agencies, representing $1.53 billion in approved project funding. Of the approved energy expenditure plans, 962 are complete with corresponding final reports. Another 361 energy expenditure plans are also complete, and the local educational agencies are in the process of collecting the required 12 months of post-installation energy consumption data required for the final reports. An additional 382 energy expenditure plans include projects that are still under construction.
This progress report also summarizes results of the Energy Conservation Assistance Act — Education Subaccount Financing Program, including the Bright Schools Program, and the School Bus Replacement Program. For Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2019–20, the Energy Commission approved 42 Energy Conservation Assistance Act — Education Subaccount loans totaling $64.6 million. During the same period, the Bright Schools Program funded $3.3 million to provide technical assistance to 173 local educational agencies and community colleges. The School Bus Replacement Program has awarded $74.7 million for replacement electric buses and $14.1 million for electric bus charging infrastructure.