Less than a year after its launch, Monterey Bay Community Power is expanding outside the area. On Wednesday, the community power agency board unanimously approved the addition of the cities of San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay to its service area. The move, which still needs to be approved by the state Public Utilities Commission, […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2018 Contact Shelly Whitworth Telephone O: 831-641-7206 C: 831-229-0277 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Today, the Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) Policy Board unanimously approved the inclusion of the cities of San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay as new members to the list of municipalities served by MBCP, one of California’s most innovative […]
Ten California organizations will receive the state’s highest environmental honor, the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), in a ceremony Wednesday evening at the California Environmental Protection Agency. “This year’s GEELA honorees are examples of how innovation, determination and vision can address some of our most significant environmental challenges,” said CalEPA Secretary Matthew Rodriquez. […]
Community choice entities and advocates in California have filed a petition asking the state’s Public Utilities Commission to revise its decision on the exit fee customers have to pay when departing from investor-owned utility service. The California Community Choice Association, along with CleanPowerSF and Solana Energy Alliance, are asking the PUC to rehear its October […]
An assortment of elected officials from across San Mateo County crammed into two vans on a recent morning and headed inland. Their destination: Los Banos. Their route was a winding roadway through the Pacheco Pass, with dry, brown hills in every direction – a desolate California, far from the foggy sea, lush Santa Cruz Mountains […]
Monterey Bay Community Power’s recent signing of two long-term solar renewable energy project development agreements, in partnership with Silicon Valley Clean Power, has helped the state’s community choice aggregators surpass a significant milestone, even as they deal with the fallout from a California Public Utilities Commission decision on so-called “exit fees.” The local agency’s power purchase agreements with […]
The Camp Fire in Northern California is now the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history. For most Californians, this milestone is starting to sound all too familiar. While the Camp Fire victims are dealing with the immediate aftermath of a disaster, people affected by last year’s Wine Country fires are in the middle […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11.19.18 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | email@example.com California CCAs Seek Rehearing of CPUC’s Inequitable ‘Exit Fee’ Decision Decision thwarts competition by shifting avoidable costs to community choice customers Concord, Calif. – The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) and two of the state’s community choice aggregators, CleanPowerSF and […]
Sunnyvale, Calif. – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) awarded a total of $75,000 in grant funds to six local organizations to collaborate on outreach to traditionally hard-to-reach and underserved residential customers. These grants complement the existing work and mission of trusted, local nonprofits while communicating SVCE’s services to a wide range of audiences. Grantees include: […]
Backers of community choice energy programs want the California Public Utilities Commission to take another look at a recent decision that supporters say is tilted too much in favor of traditional power companies and will discourage potential customers from switching to CCAs. Last month, the commission voted 5-0 to increase the exit fees that Community […]
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