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City of Downey

Beacon Participant Profile

The purpose of this Energy Action Plan (EAP) is to define the City of Downey’s long‐term vision for achieving energy efficiency in local government facilities and within the community. The driving force for City of Downey’s energy efficiency efforts includes demonstrating leadership through the implementation of cost‐effective energy efficiency improvements in their own facilities, minimizing costs associated with energy and utilities, and protecting the environment. – Energy Action Plan

About Downey

  • Incorporated: 1956
  • Population: 113,242 (as of 2013)
  • Location: In Los Angeles County, 7 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles
  • Area: 12.6 square miles
  • Elevation: 118 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Platinum Level, 25% (2018)
  • Gold Level, 13% (2017)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Gold Level (2017)

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