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California is reducing its environmental footprint through sustainable state government operations and practices including energy efficient building design and construction, renewable energy generation at state facilities, environmentally preferable purchasing, and green vehicle policies. 

Green California Highlights

VIDEO: Greening the Golden State through Sustainable Government Operations: Watch the video

Reducing Energy Use in State Buildings: View the website

Gov. Brown Sets Ambitious New Goals to Green State's Buildings: Governor's Press Release

Green Building Action Plan: Read more

Gov. Brown Directs State Vehicle Fleet to Increase Zero Emission Vehicles through Normal Course of Fleet Replacement: Executive Order 

Green California News

Announcements / Press Releases

  • VIDEO: Greening the Golden State through Sustainable Government Operations: DGS Video
  • California’s State Vehicle Fleet Among the Nation’s Greenest. DGS NewsWire

  • Department of General Services Director Fred Klass talks energy savings in state buildings through a partnership with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and its smart grid initiative. Watch the SMUD video!

  • New mental health treatment building at California State Prison-Sacramento receives Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification: CDCR Press Release

  • Mental Health Treatment Building at California Medical Facility Receives Top Honors for Energy Efficiency: CDCR Press Release

  • Governor Brown’s office issues a 2013 Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan: Read the Action Plan.

  • DGS Wins State's Top Environmental Honor: DGS NewsWire

  • State Plugs-in to Electric Vehicles: DGS NewsWire

Governor Jerry Brown
Reducing Energy Use In State Buildings
Please visit the Governor’s Reducing Energy Use in State Buildings website for the latest information on state agency progress.
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