Your Guide to Carbon-Conscious Purchasing


The future is clean energy. With California’s ambitious energy goals, Empower Procurement aims to make the DER procurement process easier for buyers and sellers in order to accelerate the adoption of green technologies.

Empower Procurement is a program of Prospect Silicon Valley and is funded by the California Energy Commission.

Product Evaluation Hub

Check out this resource our colleagues at UC Davis are developing to assess DER products and provide product evaluations to consumers.


Benchmarking through the Roles, Rules, and Tools Framework: Rules

May 5, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Continuing our discussion of the Roles, Rules, and Tools methodology, this webinar will be focusing on how establishing procurement “rules” can contribute to successful sustainable purchasing. These can be integrated seamlessly into your Climate Action Plan or other organizational guidelines.

View past events here.


View past event recordings and survey findings. Check back soon for additional resources.