Your Business and Community Can Be a Better Place

 
 
You Business Can Become a Better Place
christine bevilacqua, commercial solar, solar san diego, energy consultant

I currently work in the commercial renewable energy field, but I also advocate for a wide range of sustainability initiatives at the corporate and municipal levels.

Skills & Experience:

Solar PV feasibility studies – energy analysis & management – renewable energy PPA financing – sustainability metrics – social and environmental justice – utility rate structures & programs – environmental policy – urban planning – writing & editing – public speaking – marketing & outreach – multi-tenant property management

 

Education:

  • B.A. English/American Studies- Cleveland State University
  • M.A. Urban Sustainability- Antioch University of Los Angeles
  • Climate Reality Leadership Training- Delhi, India

 

Volunteer Community Work:

 

  • Sustainable Surplus Exchange
  • Carlsbad Community Gardens Collaborative
  • Carlsbad Chamber Sustainability Committee
  • Urban Place Consulting Group
  • Surfrider Foundation

 

Accreditation

 

  • LEED BD+C
  • Fundamentals of Biomimicry – SDG&E EIC Certificate

 
Antioch Los Angeles: Master of Arts: Urban Sustainability
LEED Green Associate
Center for Sustainability: Fundamentals of Biomimicry
Cleveland State University: BA English, American Studies
Climate Reality Leadership Training: New Delhi, India
CCG Collaborative: VP Outreach and Communications
Carlsbad Sustainability Committee: Sterling Team Member
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Solar PV + Energy Storage

Business Solutions

There has never been a better time to go solar, or use energy storage batteries to control our energy. Massive federal tax credits + rising utility rates means an incredibly short payback period for businesses. Additionally, the environmental implications have never been more clear for clean energy. My experience in modeling solar, batteries, and evaluating energy costs and solutions has become central to my knowledge of sustainability on a business level.
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Financing Energy Projects

PPA For Non-Profits

 

Financing for renewable energy projects is the key to adoption. Non-Profits can benefit from solar more due to their smaller budgets to cover operating expenses. Every dollar saved with solar energy is a dollar that can benefit their charitable mission and bolster community support and involvement. PPA financing requires no money-out-of-pocket and the PACE backed structure is a great match for the non-profit sector.

christine bevilacqua, sustainability training, business energy consultant

Education and Outreach

Application & Change

Working as a Sustainability Circle Coach for REV was extremely valuable. The wide range of corporations and non-profits who participated in the REV Sustainability Circles allowed me to see sustainability issues through multiple lenses. I enjoy the problem-solving aspect of creating sustainable solutions for unique business types. The best part, however, was meeting so many awesome people looking to do the “right thing” for the environment in their everyday work-lives.
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Engaging Communities

Vital Gathering Spaces

Community spaces are critical to our community health. A healthy community has a places where citizens can gather to relax, meet neighbors, talk, play, sing and celebrate life every day. “Placemaking” is the cure for suburban sprawl, and the over-development of town centers that reduce our vital public space. It’s important for residents to speak out against developments that deplete a community’s ability to interact in meaningful ways.

carlsbad sustainability, san diego community gardens
PO Box 1952 Carlsbad California 92018

760-637-4343

Get In Touch With Me!
Questions about Commercial Solar or How to Achieve your Sustainability Goals?

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