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Bioenergy and Efficiency Rebate Bills Pass Key Committee

California Current AB 834 by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar Curry (D-Winters) would authorize community energy organizations to tap into biomass and biogas resources in the California Public Utilities Commission’s Bioenergy Market Adjusting Tariff program. This would address the fact that only investor-owned utilities are currently allowed to contract for bioenergy projects 5 MW or less in […]

3CE Education Grant to Support Workforce Training and Raise Awareness Around Concept of “Electrification” 

$260,000 Grant Could Support Trade Groups, Laborers, Communities with Transition from Fossil Fuel Standards and Practices to Clean Energy Solutions for Region’s Top Sectors Monterey, CA. (3.29.21) – Central Coast Community Energy (3CE) today launched the 3CE Electrification Education Grant Program, offering funding to advance electrification education and outreach, as well as workforce training and development within 3CE […]

MCE Announces 10th Annual Charles F. McGlashan Advocacy Awards for Outstanding Environmental Leadership

2021 Honorees of Annual MCE Advocacy Awards include The Centers for Independent Living with Vi Ibarra, Deborah Elliott, and the Fairfax Climate Action Committee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2021 MCE Press Contact: Jenna Famular, Marketing & Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | jfamular@mcecleanenergy.org SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE’s Board of Directors recognized three recipients […]

MCE Launches $10 Million Customer Cost-Relief Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 Press Contact: Jenna Famular | Marketing & Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 communications@mceCleanEnergy.org Cost-Relief Focuses on Customers Most Financially Impacted by COVID SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — On March 18, 2021, MCE’s Board of Directors approved up to $10 million as part of MCE’s 2021-2022 fiscal year budget to […]

CalCCA Executive Director chats with The Green Insider about the future of CCAs, California’s changing energy landscape, and energy innovation

eRenewable We head out to the West Coast for Episode 28 and welcome Beth Vaughan to the program, Executive Director of the California Community Choice Association. A 20+ year veteran of the California Energy scene, Vaughan takes us through her career starting out in New Zealand and the adaptation she made traversing through state policy […]

Sonoma Clean Power launches “Bike Electric” program; $1000 available for new e-bike purchases

The Mendocino Voice Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) customers who meet income qualifications will now be eligible to receive $1,000 off the purchase of a new electric bicycle, due to a new program. Starting today, customers who “qualify for CARE/FERA (state programs that provide discounted electric rates administered by PG&E), CalFresh/SNAP, LIHEAP, Head Start, and other […]