Huntington Beach Advanced Energy Community

Location: Huntington Beach, California
Size: 1 square mile
Building types: Multifamily, community center, industrial, education, and commercial

Located in the Oak View neighborhood, the Huntington Beach Advanced Energy Community will bring new technologies to existing infrastructure and buildings, with the goal of zero energy across the district. Planners are looking to address grid reliability and resilience with innovative technology and to reduce energy costs for residents.

Key Energy Opportunities

  • Pursuing dramatic energy upgrades for a disadvantaged community
  • Aiming to address grid modernization concerns such as the “duck curve” with battery storage and fuel cell integration, which can minimize utility ramp rates and level energy demands.