By Susan Winlow
The Vacaville School District is looking to explore energy savings partially by tapping into state energy efficiency money that could reach $650,000 each year for five years.
In order to do this, district staff is asking the governing board for approval to do a request for proposal process in order to find an energy services consultant to help develop at districtwide energy plan that complies with Proposition 39 of 2012.
The Proposition 39 program provides energy projects to local districts for five years, from 2013-14 through 2017-18. Funding is based on average daily attendance and the free-and-reduced lunch enrollment.