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About the ETCC
Presenting Sponsor - The Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC)

To help achieve the state’s ambitious energy savings goals, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, San Diego Gas & Electric, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, the California Energy Commission with oversight from the California Public Utilities Commission created the ETCC.

The ETCC provides a collaborative forum for its members’ to exchange information on opportunities and results from their Emerging Technologies activities. Efforts are focused on identification, assessment, and support for commercialization of energy-reducing technologies, such as advanced lighting, water heating, and air-conditioning systems, for residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial customers. ETCC members are committed to helping achieve California’s energy-reduction goals by screening potential technologies, assessing them to validate performance and customer acceptance, performing in-situ demonstrations and recommending the proven winners for IOU customer education and rebate programs. The ETCC is particularly interested in technologies that offer large energy savings and rapid market penetration.

The ETCC supports the advancement of energy efficiency and demand response initiatives through its leadership, impact and influence in the emerging technology domain. It pursues this objective through strategic stakeholder engagement and effective and efficient coordination among ETCC members. Furthermore one of the strengths of the ETCC is its ability to leverage partnerships with universities and research organizations, consulting firms, professional associations, technology companies, venture capitalists, and utilities nationwide, to draw on their expertise in various fields for determining the potential of energy efficient technologies. These partners provide key insight to technical and economic feasibility of technologies, as well as, provide access to new discoveries being made all over the world.

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This program is administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company, Southern California Edison Company, and Southern California Gas Company
under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The municipal portion of this program is funded and administered by Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.