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 […]
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San Diego Union-Tribune The San Diego County Board of Supervisors late Tuesday night took a step toward having unincorporated areas of the county join one of two community choice aggregation programs in the region that serve as alternatives to San Diego Gas & Electric when it comes to purchasing energy contracts. The board, on a […]
$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 […]
Marin Independent Journal Last month, an unprecedented winter storm swept across the United States, creating frigid temperatures in Texas and widespread power outages. This started what’s now referred to as the Texas power crisis, raising questions about how our electricity system works and which regions might be next to endure such an event. For California […]
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 | email@example.com SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE’s Board of Directors recognized three recipients […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joint effort centers on replacing methane gas units with all-electric Redwood City, CA (3.16.21) – Peninsula Clean Energy is partnering with the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) to offer San Mateo County residents at least $2,500 to install clean, safe and all-electric heat pump water heaters. Residents who replace their methane gas water heater […]
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 […]
Renewable Energy Magazine As EBCE moves toward a zero-emission power system over the next decade, a key technical problem is the evening peak. Plentiful and low cost solar power makes it easy to meet daytime power demand, but as the sun goes down something else needs to be available. Most often now that means burning […]
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