ActiveSGV is proud to be a part of the Bassett Avocado Heights Advanced Energy Community (or BAAEC, pronounced “bay-sea”, for short) a team of nonprofits, community organizations, and energy technology leaders helping to produce renewable energy locally. BAAEC’s mission is to create a renewable energy community in Avocado Heights and Bassett. We are engaging the community to help residents save money on energy bills and show how we can transition to a clean energy future.
Community Solar: Power your home with clean electricity from your neighborhood
With Community Solar, anyone in Bassett and Avocado Heights can get their electricity from a local renewable source, including renters and people in multi-family residences. Eligible participants will get 100% local renewable energy at a 20% discount applied to your SoCal Edison bill.
Residents must live in the Bassett, Avocado Heights or surrounding communities and be enrolled in the CARE/FERA program. This program is completely FREE. No installation is required because the discount is applied directly to your SoCal Edison bill.
Advanced Homes: Affordable sustainable home upgrade program
Advanced Homes is a free home upgrade program in our community of Bassett and Avocado Heights. 50 homeowners will create a network of Advanced Homes with energy technologies like solar panels, battery storage, and heat pumps.
Air Quality: BAAEC is encouraging renewable energy and electric vehicles for cleaner local air
BAAEC is partnering with SensorComm Technologies to help vehicles like school buses, public transportation, and delivery trucks in and around Bassett and Avocado Heights monitor their real-time emissions. Their tailpipe pollution monitoring can help vehicle fleet managers minimize pollution, save fuel, and extend the life of their vehicles.
Clean Commuters: Carbon- free commuting for Bassett & Avocado Heights
With the help of Green Commuter, we’re starting a local rideshare shuttle, setting up a zero emission vanpooling program, and installing electric vehicle chargers to give you more options for clean commuting. Download the Green Commuter app to get started.
BAAEC is funded by an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Challenge grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC), so our programs can be offered for free or at discounted rates to the community.