This section provides links to key resources for cities and counties interested in participating in the Beacon Award.
This section provides detailed information regarding Beacon Award participation guidelines and recognition.
Fill out an application for your city or county using this online webform.
The sample staff report can be used when putting forth a resolution for Beacon Award participation.
The sample resolution for Beacon Award participation can be modified to meet each agency’s individual needs.
Throughout the course of the Beacon Award program, participating agencies must complete activities in each of the ten Best Practice Areas: one activity to achieve the silver Beacon Award level, two for the gold Beacon Award level, and three for the platinum Beacon Award level. Click here for details on award level criteria.
The Beacon Award is sponsored by the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative, which offers no-cost resources to support the energy and climate initiatives of California local governments. Click here to learn more.