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City of Emeryville

Beacon Participant Profile

The Emeryville community strives to live within means that do not compromise the ability of future generations in Emeryville to enjoy a livable, healthy, and vibrant city. Sustainability is encouraged through redevelopment of contaminated land as a healthy and cost-effective way of improving the local environment, ensuring access to essential services, use of “green” construction techniques, and promoting lifestyles with low ecological impacts upon energy consumption, climate, and the natural environment.

About Emeryville

  • Incorporated: 1896
  • Population: 10,080 (2010) 
  • Location: Alameda County
  • Area: 2.01 square miles
  • Elevation: 23 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Silver Level Beacon Award (2016)

Agency Energy Savings

  • Gold Level, 11% (2016)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

  • Silver Level, 8% (2016)

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Silver Level, 7% (2016)

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Silver Level, 7% (2016)

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Gold Level (2016)

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