Funding for this effort comes through a combination of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, California utility ratepayer funds, and private contributions.
Panama Bartholomy is Deputy Director of the California Energy Commission. Until 2010, Panama served as an advisor for Karen Douglas, the Chairman at the California Energy Commission covering climate change, land use, renewable energy, transmission, green building, and biofuels policy. He serves on the City of Sacramento’s Planning Commission and the County of Sacramento’s Environmental Commission. He is a board member on and President of the Northern California Chapter of the United States Green Building Council and the Humboldt Bay Center for Sustainable Living. He previously worked for the California Conservation Corps on vocational environmental education and the Division of the State Architect where he ran the Sustainable Schools program. He is a graduate of Humboldt State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Restorative Development and a Masters of Science in Community Development from UC Davis.
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The Blueprint for Efficiency series is supported by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Club. The series will take place from November 2010 through May 2011. It will be free and open to the public through online webcasts that will be conducted on a weekly basis from 12pm to 1pm EST. Each presentation will be recorded and made available to the global community through Yale University on iTunes U