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San Diego, California - The California Energy Commission approved six grants today focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net energy (ZNE) in new affordable housing and multifamily and commercial buildings. ZNE homes generate as much energy as they consume.

The grants focus on technologies and strategies that show innovative energy efficiency to achieve whole building performance that will help the state achieve its energy goals:

Projects are funded through the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), which develops and brings to market technologies that support California’s energy policy goals.

Also today, the Energy Commission approved loans for solar systems and revised guidelines for school energy projects: