Welcome to Green California!

California is reducing its environmental footprint through sustainable state government operations and practices including energy efficient state building design and construction, renewable energy generation at state facilities, environmentally preferable state purchasing, and sustainable state-owned 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 and ZEV Implementation Plan

Green California News

Announcements / Press Releases

  • Green Guide for Greener State Buildings: DGS NewsWire

  • California adds additional solar power at state facilities: state prison, hospital latest to use clean, renewable energy to meet climate goals. DGS NewsWire
  • Guidelines released on standard operating procedures for energy management in state buildings: Management Memo 14-07.

  • Guidelines released on indoor environmental quality for new, renovated and existing state buildings: Management Memo 14-05 and water efficiency and conservation at state facilities: Management Memo 14-02

  • VIDEO: Greening the Golden State through Sustainable Government Operations: DGS Video

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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