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Town of Portola Valley

Beacon Participant Profile

“By working together and making individual contributions, we can improve our community and meet the greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals we’ve committed to under the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement and Assembly Bill 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.” – Portola Valley Sustainability Page

About Portola Valley

  • Incorporated: 1964
  • Population: 4,353 (as of 2010)
  • Location: Approximately 30 miles South of San Francisco in San Mateo County.
  • Area: 9.09 square miles

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Platinum Level, 43% (2015)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

  • Platinum Level, 34% (2015)

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Platinum Level, 28% (2015)

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

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