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Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CEERT is a pollution abatement organization based in Sacramento, CA that was founded in 1991. As of 2018 they had $2.4 million in revenue and $452,780 in assets.

CEERT's mission is to design and to fight for policies that promote global warming solutions and increased reliance on clean, renewable energy sources for California and the West.

(916) 442-7785
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Program areas at CEERT

In 2017, CEERT: In an unprecedented victory for clean energy, CEERT Technical Director Jim Caldwells work for the City of Oxnard and environmental-justice groups resulted in a committee of the California Energy Commission rejecting a proposed gas-fired plant in favor of a mix of low-carbon resources to meet the areas Local Capacity Requirements (LCR). As a direct result of this verdict, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved three Requests for Proposals to procure carbon-free resources for LCR needs and allow the retirement of six gas plants that now supply LCR in four regions of the state.CEERT Director of Grid Policy Liz Anthony began an analysis of the generation and emis-sions profiles of each gas-fired power plant in California to identify which are the most-polluting and the least-needed, and which clean-energy resources can be cost-effectively substituted for each plants output.CEERT held active talks with the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), ...

Form 990s for CEERT

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 25, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
2013-12Dec 29, 2014990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CEERT

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,170,074
Program services$1,168,687
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$58,100
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-16,315
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$27,300
Total revenues$2,407,846

Vendors for CEERT

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Constant ContactMarketing software2019-09-24
██████████Fundraising software2019-09-24
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-24
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-24
█████████Content management system software2019-09-24
████████ ███ ████ ████████████ ███████████Tax accounting2019-02-22
██████ ██████Consulting$136,6402017-12-01
███ ██████Consulting$206,6242017-12-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at CEERT

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Sara Steck MyersChief Regulatory Counsel-Sept. 18, 2017
V John WhiteExecutive Director$158,196Jan. 10, 2018
████ █████████Director of Operations$157,874Sept. 18, 2017
█████ █████Development Director-Sept. 18, 2017
██████ ████Controller-Sept. 18, 2017
█████ █████Secretary and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2016
████ ███████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2016
█████ ████████Board Member$0Sept. 2, 2015

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