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Welcome to Sustainable Walnut Creek!

Our mission is to promote a sustainable Walnut Creek through education and community participation.


The Walnut Creek Saves Program

The Walnut Creek Saves program is available through the end of the year to residents of incorporated Walnut Creek.  Below are flyers for your information.

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PDF format available here


SunShares Solar Returns to WC

The City of Walnut Creek is excited to announce that SunShares is back this Fall! SunShares is a renewable energy procurement program making it easier and more affordable for Bay Area residents to go solar or purchase an electric vehicle. SunShares offers discounts and free workshops. There’s something for everyone — renters can also learn more about their clean energy options. To sign up or for more information, please visit: www.bayareasunshares.org.

A Contra Costa workshop will be held on September 28 from 7-8 PM at Concord’s City Hall, 1950 Parkside Drive, Concord. In addition, the program will hold several webinars covering the same material. RSVP for workshops and webinars at www.bayareasunshares.org/events. More than 30 Walnut Creek homeowners have gone solar by participating in previous SunShares programs.

The City of Walnut Creek is participating in SunShares to help support the clean energy goals in our Climate Action Plan, provide additional resources to our residents, and demonstrate our commitment to sustainability. SunShares is a project of the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), a non-profit working with Bay Area businesses to take collective action on sustainability issues.

SunShares 2017 flyer

For PDF version, click here.


MCE Public Workshop 7/12

MCE and the City of Walnut Creek will be hosting next Tuesday to discuss what is means to the community as MCE becomes the new electric service provider. I hope you can make it or potentially share with your network.

Walnut Creek to host MCE public workshop on 7/12


To address climate change, the City of Walnut Creek has joined MCE to offer residents and businesses additional electric energy choices. MCE is a public, not-for profit electricity service provider that will begin providing 50% renewable energy service automatically for all electricity customers starting this September unless they choose to opt-out or sign up for MCE’s 100% renewable energy option by calling 1-888-632-3674 or taking action online. Learn more at www.mcecleanenergy.org/WalnutCreek or attend an informational workshop for the public on July 12 at 6:30 pm at City Hall. RSVP at http://goinggreenwc.eventbrite.com.


Parking Day 2015

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Snaps from Park(ing) Day 2015.

Find out more about Park(ing) Day here.


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