Pioneer Community Energy Begins Servicing El Dorado County and the City of Placerville (Rocklin, CA) — January 18, 2022– As of January 3, Pioneer Community Energy (Pioneer) began providing residents and businesses of El Dorado County and the City of Placerville with electric generation. Pioneer, a community-owned, not-for-profit utility, will complete the transition from PG&E […]
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EVmatch and Silicon Valley Clean Energy Partnering to Address Electric Vehicle Charger Accessibility in Santa Clara County Sunnyvale, CA – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is providing $100,000 in funding to EVmatch, a local electric vehicle (EV) charging software company, to support increased EV charging access to the public and people living in multi-unit residential housing. […]
Convergent Energy + Power’s Battery Storage System to Increase Electricity Reliability in California’s East Bay in Partnership with East Bay Community Energy (Oakland) January 14, 2021 – Convergent Energy + Power (Convergent), a leading provider of battery storage solutions in North America, announced this week that the storage system it financed and developed outside Lemoore, […]
SV Clean Energy Brings EV Drivers a New Way to Charge with Cheaper, Cleaner Electricity EV drivers that download the GridShift app can sync charging with lower cost, renewable energy on the California grid Sunnyvale, Calif. – January 10, 2022 -To help its customers charge their EVs with the cheapest and cleanest electricity, Silicon Valley […]
Comstock’s Magazine Typically, marginalized communities aren’t valued as centers of economic output and growth, and they’re often overlooked when it comes to investing resources. Their neighborhoods are the sites of power plants that disproportionately pollute them. Members of these communities are often low-income and people of color, pay a higher-than-average percentage of their income for […]
Pasadena Journal Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) received the California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) Champion Award this week for his steadfast efforts and leadership to combat climate change, support of long-term sustainable clean energy, and his authorship of Senate Bill 612. “I want to thank CalCCA for this honor and for the important […]
Spectrum News1 The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to shift from 50% to 100% renewable energy for county facilities and Clean Power Alliance customers in unincorporated areas over the next two to three years. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who recommended the shift, said it could cut related emissions by 6% and called it […]
California Energy Markets Redwood Coast Energy Authority began yet another phase in its process of adding more small hydroelectric power to its portfolio by hosting an educational workshop on the topic Dec. 7. RCEA’s Run-of-River Small Hydroelectric Power Webinar introduced the approach the California community choice aggregator is taking to increase its proportion of this […]
Public Power Daily California community choice aggregator (CCA) East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) has been given an “A” issuer credit rating from S&P Global Ratings. S&P cited EBCE’s solid financial performance. At fiscal year-end 2021, EBCE had no debt outstanding. The rating agency also said that EBCE’s environmental risk exposure is low, based on its […]
Utility Dive Three community choice aggregators (CCA) in California issued $2 billion in bonds to pay upfront for about 450 MW of renewable energy over 30 years. By routing bonds to purchase clean energy through the California Community Choice Financing Authority (CCCFA), the three public energy suppliers expect to save 8-12% on the cost of energy. The […]
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