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Bay Area Electricity Provider Considers Rate Increase

Bay Area Electricity Provider Considers Rate Increase Opportunity for Public Comment at December Board Meeting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2022 MCE Press Contact:Jenna Tenney, Marketing & Communications Manager(925) 378-6747 | communications@mceCleanEnergy.org SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — Bay Area clean electricity provider, MCE, is expected to vote on a potential rate increase at their Board of Directors […]

Central Coast Community Energy Contributes $200,000 to New All-Electric, Affordable Housing Development for Farmworker Families

Central Coast Community Energy Contributes $200,000 to New All-Electric, Affordable Housing Development for Farmworker Families November 18, 2022 The New Construction Electrification Program incentivizes local housing developers interested in building all-electric, healthier housing for those most vulnerable to pollution and climate change WATSONVILLE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2022 – Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) joined MidPen Housing, […]

Delegation From Disaster-Laden Sonoma County, a Test Kitchen for Climate Innovation, Attends COP27

KQED A delegation of mayors, climate scientists, water officials and energy leaders from Sonoma County are representing the Bay Area at this year’s annual U.N. climate conference, known as COP27, underway in Egypt. They are touting Sonoma County as one of the world’s testing grounds for big climate change solutions — including water-saving ideas and […]

US can reach 100% clean power by 2035, DOE finds, but tough reliability and land use questions lie ahead

Utility Dive New aggressive planning is needed to identify the long-duration storage technologies and find the land to grow enough resources to reach Biden net zero emissions goals, a DOE national lab reports. Markets may resolve uncertainties about long-duration energy storage, or LDES, technologies for reliability, DOE and storage analysts agreed. But resolving the continuing […]

East Bay Community Energy strengthens its financial foundation by increasing its reserve fund and signing a new $200MM credit facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2022 East Bay Community Energy strengthens its financial foundation by increasing its reserve fund and signing a new $200MM credit facility EBCE’s reserve balance is now $156 million Oakland, CA (November 17, 2022) – The Board of Directors of East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) yesterday approved a resolution to add approximately […]

CPUC: 2021 Utility Spending With Diverse Suppliers a ‘Great Accomplishment’

California Energy Markets In 2021, 30 utilities and 15 community choice aggregators spent $12.3 billion, or 31.2 percent of their combined total budgets, with companies certified as women, minority, disabled-veteran or LGBT business enterprises (WMDVLGBTBE), the CPUC said at its Oct. 13 en banc. This exceeded state goals and was a year-over-year increase of 1.1 percentage points, […]