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City of Monterey

Beacon Participant Profile

The City of Monterey is committed to working with regional and state partners to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Monterey region. The city has been undertaking sustainability projects for several years to establish best management practices, promote sustainable communities and protect public health and safety as well as the enviornment. Due to this dedication, the City of Monterey is currently projected to meet its short (2020) and mid term (2030) goals as established in the 2016 Climate Action Plan.

About Monterey

  • Incorporated: 1890
  • Population: 27,810 (2010) 
  • Location: located in Monterey County
  • Area: 11.76 square miles
  • Elevation: 26 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Gold Level, 15% (2017)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

  • Not applicable.

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Platinum Level, 29% (2017)

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Silver Level, 7% (2017)

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Silver Level (2017)

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