STRATEGIC ENERGY PLANNING

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Due to its location at the end of the distribution lines for PG&E and SCE, Santa Barbara County has experienced grid reliability and resiliency challenges. To bolster the dependability of the local electrical grid and meet local clean energy and economic development goals, the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria and Goleta are working together to develop a regional strategic energy plan. The City of Santa Barbara is creating a similar strategic energy plan. Collectively, we're working to address our region's energy needs. 

This page provides more information about the region's and each local government's strategic energy plan. We invite you to learn more and share your feedback below.

Read the plans.

  • Santa Barbara County Strategic Energy Plan Summary (coming soon!)
  • City of Carpinteria Strategic Energy Plan Summary (coming soon!)
  • City of Goleta Strategic Energy Plan Summary (coming soon!)
  • City of Santa Barbara Strategic Energy Plan

Come to an event.

Provide feedback.

Comments can be made at one of the events listed above. Comments on a specific city or county plan can also be submitted via email to: