CleanPowerSF Encourages Local Community-Based Organizations to Participate as Sponsors of New Solar Energy Projects

CleanPowerSF, one of the SFPUC’s renewable electricity service programs, is announcing new initiatives that will offer access to 100 percent renewable energy at a 20 percent discount for eligible residential customers. One of the initiatives invites local community-based organizations to participate as project sponsors. The programs, supported by the California Public Utilities Commission, are designed…

Why Former CityWorks Intern Ayanni Peters Wanted to Work in Her Community

Raised with a strong family tradition of community activism, Ayanni Peters knew she wanted to pursue a career that positively impacted her community. Born and raised in the Bay Area and a rising junior at San Francisco State University, Peters entered college with plans to pursue nursing. However, Peters discovered a different career passion after…

SFMTA Becomes First Hetch Hetchy Power Premium Customer

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) operates one of the nation’s largest fleets of clean, electric-powered buses, light-rail vehicles, and cable-cars. Yet Muni just got even greener thanks to Hetch Hetchy Power, the City’s public power utility. They are the first customer to take advantage of Hetch Hetchy Power Premium electricity service. Hetch Hetchy…

Finding Joy in Collaboration: Simon Pan’s City Career Started with Teamwork

Camaraderie and teamwork are key facets of any engaging workplace. Former “solo worker” Simon Pan first discovered his unexpected value and joy for collaboration as a CityWorks summer intern working at the SFPUC’s Southeast Treatment Plant.  “At Burton [Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School] I always worked alone, I was a solo person. With…