ENERGY
  • Carpinteria Goes Solar SolarizePostcard1 Solarize Carpinteria Valley is a program brought to you by the Carpinteria Valley Association and Community Environmental Council (CEC) that makes it easier and more affordable for local homeowners to go solar. Our group purchasing model helps local homeowners install solar electricity through a streamlined and hassle-free process, at a discounted price. WHO IS QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE? Local ...

AROUND THE VALLEY
  • Farming for Developers: Coastal Commission Stories The Bluffs of Carpinteria...one of many successes for the community.Thanks to the Coastal Act and the Coastal Commission, generations of Californians and our visitors enjoy the most pristine and undeveloped coast in the country, with recreation and access for all. It’s an amazing accomplishment. Almost 40 years ago the people of California passed Proposition 20 – the Coastal Initiative.

WATER
  • Water Security Symposium WSS_Logo On Sunday, April 19th, the Carpinteria Valley Association and Carpinteria Beautiful will sponsor the Carpinteria Water Security Symposium, to be presented at the Plaza Playhouse Theater downtown at 3PM. It is intended to be a Town Hall meeting about our community’s water security, both short term and long term. Unless you are Rip Van Winkle you ...

IN THE NEWS
  • US water stress may drive shift to renewable power Energy-and-WaterBy Gerard Wynn Global Climate Change News & Analysis Updated on 21 June 2014, 5:43 am Climate change may drive a shift to more wind and solar power generation, to conserve water, a U.S. Department of Energy report said this week. The report found a risky mutual dependence between water and energy. Energy was needed to pump, treat ...