Entries by CalCCA

EBCE Launches $1.5 Million COVID-19 Relief Effort 

The public power agency expands its financial support to cities, local charities to help combat the COVID-19 crisis Oakland, Calif. (April 2, 2020) – East Bay Community Energy has expanded its commitment to funding local COVID-19 relief efforts and has now earmarked $1.5 million toward community relief efforts in Alameda County. “I directed our management […]

Valley Clean Energy Supports Yolo Food Bank with $2,500 Donation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 31, 2020 Press contact: Jim Parks, director of customer care and marketing 530-446-2750 | info@valleycleanenergy.org Valley Clean Energy Supports Yolo Food Bank with $2,500 Donation As the COVID-19 pandemic ramps up in the Yolo County region, many of us are wrestling with the hardship of confinement and with other, more tangible, […]

Peninsula Clean Energy To Grant $100 Low-Income Customer Credit

Peninsula Clean Energy To Grant $100 Low-Income Customer Credit Short-term relief will be given in April to CARE, FERA residents REDWOOD CITY, CA – March, 27, 2020 – Peninsula Clean Energy’s Board of Directors Thursday unanimously approved granting a $100 credit to provide relief to low-income customers. The one-time on-bill credit will automatically be applied […]

Valley Clean Energy Offers COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 25, 2020 Press contact: Jim Parks, director of customer care and marketing 530-446-2750 info@valleycleanenergy.org Valley Clean Energy Offers COVID-19 Update As Yolo County residents join others throughout California in sheltering in place, Valley Clean Energy (VCE) is working to assure that customers receive a safe, reliable electricity supply throughout the COVID-19 […]

EBCE Temporarily Suspends Customer Collection Activities

EBCE is dedicated to serving all customers, regardless of their ability to pay, during the COVID-19 pandemic Oakland, Calif. (March 20, 2020) – Given the current public health emergency caused by COVID-19 and the associated financial strain to many households and businesses, EBCE has suspended the return of non-paying customers back to PG&E service and […]

MCE is suspending the return of non-paying customers back to PG&E service, and suspending all collections activities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2020 Press Contact: Jenna Famular | Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | jfamular@mceCleanEnergy.org SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. – In response to the COVID-19 crisis, MCE has suspended the return of non-paying customers back to PG&E service, and is suspending collections activities until further notice. As a local community choice electric service […]

CCAs and COVID-19

Note: CalCCA has a new COVID-19 web page here. California’s Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs are fully operational. If you are unable to pay your electricity bill as a result of COVID-19’s impact, your power will not be shutoff. CCA programs have suspended returning customers to Investor-Owned Utility (IOU) electric generation services as a result […]

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Releases New Report – A Better Way: The Emergence of CCA in California

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has continued to monitor the proliferation of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) incorporations in California and believes that the burgeoning industry presents a compelling alternative to traditional utility generation services. Key Takeaways: KBRA believes that well-run CCAs with favorable characteristics in California can achieve strong investment-grade ratings through an asset-light and […]

San Diego community energy program gets official certification

San Diego Union-Tribune It was largely a formality, but the California Public Utilities Commission has officially certified San Diego Community Power, the five-city community choice aggregation program that plans to launch next year as an alternative to San Diego Gas & Electric when it comes to purchasing power for customers in San Diego, Chula Vista, La […]