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Town of Truckee

Beacon Participant Profile

The Town of Truckee has begun the process of creating Truckee’s first Climate Action Plan. The first step in the process was to complete an inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which was completed in April 2016, establishing baselines for use in guiding GHG emissions reduction efforts and setting targets in the Climate Action Plan.

About Truckee

  • Incorporated: 1993
  • Population: 16,180 (2010) 
  • Location: located in Nevada County
  • Area: 33.65 square miles
  • Elevation: 5,817 feet

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Silver Beacon Award (2019)

Agency Energy Savings

  • Gold Level, 13% (2019)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

  • Silver Level, 6% (2019)

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Gold Level, 12% (2019)

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Platinum Level, 33% (2019)

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Gold Level (2019)
  • Silver Level (2018)

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