Roland Holst's paper - http://are.berkeley.edu/~dwrh/CERES_Web/Docs/UCB%20Energy%20Innovation%2....
I talked to a fellow at the sonoma county water agency last week and he mentioned AB 811 as a way to get retrofit work rolling in CA.
The link below explains it better than I can.
Another pdf about ways the bailout will effect brownfield to greenfield development is
The Cal alumni mag www.californiamag.org has a green edition. There are articles about the need for 'green' chemists and a sustainability initiative in Sonoma County that Berkeley professors are working on.