Entries by CalCCA

Peninsula-Silicon Valley Collaboration Recognized for Advancing Electrification in Building Codes, EV Infrastructure

July 1, 2020 Peninsula-Silicon Valley Collaboration Recognized for Advancing Electrification in Building Codes, EV Infrastructure Joint effort supports growing movement for emissions-free new construction Sunnyvale and Redwood City, Calif. – The Peninsula-Silicon Valley Reach Code Initiative Project has been named as a finalist for the Smart Electric Power Alliance’s (SEPA) Power Players Award, for trailblazing […]

Electric vehicle charger incentives bring EV accessibility to Sonoma and Mendocino counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2020 Chuck Colgan, Center for Sustainable Energy, 858-244-1184 Lindsay Buckley, California Energy Commission Kate Kelly, Sonoma Clean Power, 707-486-2952 Electric vehicle charger incentives bring EV accessibility to Sonoma and Mendocino counties Sonoma Coast Incentive Project increases electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the region (SANTA ROSA, CA) – The Sonoma Coast […]

CalCCA Statement on Passage of SB 350 (Golden State Energy Act)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6.29.2020 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org CalCCA Statement on Passage of SB 350 “The California Community Choice Association appreciates the state’s efforts, through the passage of SB 350, the Golden State Energy Act, to ensure that a “Plan B” is in place should PG&E fail to exit bankruptcy, […]

SV Clean Energy Surpasses $1 Billion in Renewable Power Investments

23 Jun, 2020 SV Clean Energy Surpasses $1 Billion in Renewable Power Investments Long-term Contracts Will Provide Clean Energy for Years to Come Sunnyvale, Calif. – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) has reached a major milestone in clean energy investment with over $1 billion now committed to building and operating renewable energy generation plants for […]

8minute Solar Energy Signs Contract with MBCP and SVCE to Develop 250 MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project

16 Jun, 2020 8minute Solar Energy Signs Contract with MBCP and SVCE to Develop 250 MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project Aratina Solar Center is 8minute’s first project with Community Choice Energy providers, delivering clean, reliable, and affordable energy to power 93,000 homes LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA—JUNE 16, 2020: 8minute Solar Energy (8minute) announced that the company has executed […]

SFPUC and NextEra Energy Resources Partnership Contributes $170,000 in COVID-19 Relief Funding to Blythe, California

NEWS RELEASE SFPUC Contact: Will Reisman 415-551-4346 wreisman@sfwater.org June 16, 2020  SFPUC and NextEra Energy Resources Partnership Contributes $170,000 in COVID-19 Relief Funding to Blythe, California Grants Will Fund Programs like Food Banks, Homeless Services and Mental Health Support in Community that Provides Renewable Power for San Francisco San Francisco, CA –The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission […]

Businesses in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties Eligible to Receive Free Energy Audits for Backup Power

June 15, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kate Kelly, Director of Public Relations/Sonoma Clean Power kkelly@sonomacleanpower.org | 707.486.2952  Businesses in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties Eligible to Receive Free Energy Audits for Backup Power Sonoma Clean Power Launches the Energy Resiliency Audit Program to Help Local Businesses Prepare for Power Outages  (SANTA ROSA, CA) – As PG&E’s […]

CalCCA Statement on the CPUC’s Central Procurement Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6.11.2020 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org CalCCA Statement on the CPUC’s Central Procurement Decision Concord, Calif. – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today adopted a framework that designates Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) as central buyers to procure local, multi-year resource adequacy. […]

CCAs Bid for EV Infrastructure Funding

California Energy Markets Community choice aggregators in California are well poised to promote widespread electric-vehicle infrastructure adoption, especially to support post-pandemic economic recovery, according to a May 29 webinar hosted by the California Community Choice Association. Panelists discussed how communities can support the installation of EV charging stations by applying to the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure […]

California CCAs solicit info on long duration storage, with possible procurement launch this summer

Utility Dive A group of 11 community choice aggregators (CCA) in California last week issued a request for information (RFI) for storage technologies with a minimum duration of eight hours. The CCAs are looking at long-duration storage for long-term resource planning, according to the RFI. State regulators have found that meeting electric sector greenhouse gas […]