This year, we have been busy greening the Park and preparing for the highly anticipated 2015 Centennial. As a new year begins, we plan to keep the momentum and innovation going to elevate, celebrate and promote Balboa Park as a leader in sustainability.
Savings Numbers In 2014
Balboa Park institutions, with the help of SDG&E’s incentives and rebates and On-Bill financing, have completed the following in 2014:
Written by: Kristen Mihalko, Balboa Park Learning Institute Program Coordinator
SDEEG Evaluation at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is developing an interactive exhibition demonstrating how the energy smart grid functions. The exhibition will open in 2015 and will target middle school students through adults.
The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.
The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."
San Diego Magazine names Balboa Park Explorer in 20 Reasons to Love San Diego!
Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director, is named one of the UT San Diego's "People to Watch in 2014.'
Home to more than 85 organizations, acres of unique gardens and stunning architecture, Balboa Park is the crown jewel of San Diego. The cultural institutions are symbols of the City’s identity and a community of inspiration and creativity.
Through this Walk-About, participants will go behind the scenes with museum staff to learn how Balboa Park’s cultural non-profits have saved 8.6 million kWh, an equivalent of adding $1,300,000 of arts and culture programs.