On October 24th, 2014, The California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded Downey Unified School District with $5.0 M in Proposition 39 funding, The California Clean Energy Jobs Act. Downey Unified School District covers 1.8 Million square feet, 21 schools, and 3 support sites. This is one of the largest CEC awards ever given to date. Once completed, the District anticipates to save over $400,000 annually in energy costs. PacificWest Energy Solutions performed the energy audit, solar pilot feasibility, and energy expenditure plan submission to the CEC.