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CEC is committed to creating a more resilient and just region in the face of climate change. Through our work with the Central Coast Climate Justice Network and elsewhere, our vision includes an end to racial injustices and their resulting environmental inequities.

Jefferson Litten

Director of Energy and Climate Programs
Jefferson Litten

As Director of Energy and Climate Programs, Jefferson Litten administers CEC’s initiatives in renewable energy, sustainable transportation and energy efficiency. Jefferson leads CEC’s effort to bring community choice energy to Santa Barbara and sits on the South County Energy Efficiency Partnership (SCEEP), a collaboration of government energy managers and local utilities.

Prior to joining CEC, Jefferson worked as a Project Analyst at Champlin Windpower and also for Energy Independence Now, where he analyzed hydrogen infrastructure in the transportation sector. Jefferson is a board officer at both the Central Coast Green Building Council and at the Alumni Council of the Emerging Leaders Program. He holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UCSB and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University.

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