East Bay EDA’s monthly Manufacturing Newsletter provides news and information for manufacturers in our region. We encourage you to submit events, industry innovations, legislative and policy activities, and other information that may be useful to you and your peers! Submit your items directly to email@example.com.
East Bay EDA Launches New Website for Manufacturers
November 2023 Manufacturing Events & Webinars
East Bay EDA partner AMBayArea is hosting an online job fair on Wednesday, November 1 from 3 – 5 PM PDT to connect manufacturing companies with qualified job seekers and workers. Visit the event page for more information and to register!
Building Efficiency Accelerator Offers Savings for Alameda County Businesses
Ava Community Energy, the public power provider for Alameda County, has recently launched its new Building Efficiency Accelerator to help businesses reduce overhead costs and prepare for California’s carbon reporting requirements. This ratepayer-funded program offers up to 24 months of engineering support from energy efficiency experts at Cascade Energy to boost savings and offers generous incentives for capital and low- or no-cost projects. Participating business will have access to the Energy Sensei software tool to model energy use, track when projects are completed, and visualize the resulting energy and carbon savings. Learn more here and contact Olivia Drummond at Cascade Energy for more details.
Port of Oakland Generates Nearly 100,000 Local Jobs
The Port of Oakland recently released a new economic impact report highlighting the scale and scope of the Port’s impact on the Northern California economy. According to the analysis conducted by Martin Associates, the overall economic value of the port was calculated to be $174 billion, including business revenue, consumer spending, and the total value of goods and services. The study revealed increased economic opportunities across its three main areas of operation: Oakland International Airport, commercial real estate, and the seaport. Learn more about how the Port of Oakland is shaping our region and download a copy of the report.