Accelerating Drought Resilience

Project Description

Market transformation project exploring innovative strategies and technologies for building drought resilience while also supporting electric reliability and reducing GHG emissions.

Scope of Work

  • Documented key State & local drought policies
  • Compiled/analyzed data about water and energy uses
  • Researched technologies that save both water and energy
  • Developed tools and techniques for evaluating technologies
  • Developed strategies for overcoming adoption barriers

Key Deliverables

  • Water and Energy Data
  • Compilation of Key Drought & Related Policies
  • Inventory of High Potential Technologies
  • Tools for Screening Candidate Technologies
  • Video Interviews with Key Stakeholders


California Energy Commission Partner: Southern California Edison

Start Date:

June 2016

End Date

April 2019

Project Team

Water Energy Innovations
Jack Sahl & Associates
RMS Energy Consulting
Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Harcourt Brown & Carey
Page Design Group
Surge Consultant Group


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