Category: Natural Resources and Energy

Promoting and Supporting Renewable Energy Development

Project Description The California Energy Commission promotes and supports renewable energy development critical to achieving the state’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. The Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a critical part of California meeting its goals by making integrity – on the part of utility […]

Providing CA with Methods to Lead the Nation with Renewable Energy

Project Description The CA Energy Commission (CEC) licenses thermal power plant development in the State for facilities generating 50 megawatts or greater. The process requires formal hearings to vet the projects against public opinion to help the CEC make a licensing decision. The material gathered […]

Custom, Expandable Grants Management Solution for Air Quality

Project Description The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is responsible for monitoring the air quality in the greater Bay Area. The Wood Smoke Incentive Grant program is part of an ongoing challenge to maintain better air quality standards for people living within the […]

Logging and Storing Safety and Performance Analytics for Dam Safety

Project Description The Dam Safety Branch application collects, analyzes, reports and stores critical data pertaining to the safety and performance of State Water Project dams. Utilizing a web-based interface with integrated GIS functionality and a mobile application, Dam Safety Branch engineers can easily identify instrumentation […]

Enhancing Bay Area Air Quality Management and Business Intelligence

Project Description Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is responsible for a wide range of tasks across a number of counties. Among these responsibilities, the BAAQMD has many facilities, pollutants, and schedules to track and evaluate. Staff needed to be able to conduct reviews […]

Reporting and Monitoring Groundwater Levels throughout the State

Project Description The California Statewide Groundwater Elevation Monitoring (CASGEM) Program enabled collaboration between local monitoring parties and the Department of Water Resources as they collected groundwater elevation information and made that information available to the public. The data will be made available to the public […]

Merging Systems for State and Federal Mass Transit Grant Programs

Project Description As funding programs emerged for mass transit, small systems were quickly constructed to meet the division’s new grant program responsibilities. Though each new application met a particular need, the utility of each was undercut by individual contractors’ lack of system documentation. Also, employees […]

Consolidating Systems Across the State for Low-Income Energy Assistance

Project Description Over years of meeting the demands of operations that supported California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) programs and others, Local Service Providers (LSPs) developed internal processes, procedures, and supporting IT systems to conduct local business operations. As a result, detailed information […]