Entries by CalCCA

California Bill Proposes a Backstop Authority to Secure State’s Power Grid Needs

Amid a flurry of energy, environmental, wildfire and Pacific Gas & Electric bankruptcy-related bills emerging for this year’s legislative session, California lawmakers are also grappling with a complicated yet critical issue — how to secure the energy resources needed to meet the state’s renewable and carbon-free energy goals while also keeping the power grid running. The […]

East Bay Community Energy launches $160k community innovation grant program to award up to $40,000 for energy-related projects

The Community Innovation Grant is East Bay Community Energy’s first grant program, funding projects that benefit local, Alameda County communities while inspiring innovation Oakland, CA (April 18, 2019) – East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is Alameda County’s local community choice energy program and currently provides electricity services to over half a million customers across the […]

Peninsula Clean Energy saves customers $18 million, Earns National Recognition for San Mateo County and Cities

REDWOOD CITY, CA – April 16, 2019 – Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) released a new estimate that it saved San Mateo County customers $18 million on their electricity bills in 2018, while also earning San Mateo County and its 20 cities national recognition for commitment to renewable energy. “Our county and cities voted unanimously three […]

CalCCA Statement on New Report from Governor Newsom’s Strike Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org CalCCA Statement on New Report from Governor Newsom’s Strike Force Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) are committed to providing reliable service, clean energy at competitive rates, and innovative programs that benefit people, the environment and the economy in communities across California. […]

Calif. governor’s wildfire strike force report outlines possible actions

S&P Global Just ahead of California’s 2019 summer wildfire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s released his strike force’s report outlining steps to respond to the devastating blazes that have plagued the state, including recommendations for considering reform of the state’s inverse condemnation liability structure. The California Community Choice Association applauded Newsom for “his quick action to […]

CCAs Defend IRP Plans at All-Party Meeting

California Energy Markets April 5, 2019 Community choice aggregator representatives mounted a vigorous defense of their procurement planning activities and commitment to state clean-energy goals at an April 4 all-party meeting at the California Public Utilities Commission, after the agency issued a proposal that criticized the quality of their integrated resource plans. Read more here: […]

Sonoma Clean Power incentivizes over 1,250 electric vehicles in 3 years

In what started as an effort to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions, Sonoma Clean Power has helped incentivize 1,258 electric vehicles for our customers over the past 3 years. During each iteration of the Drive EV program, SCP customers were eligible to receive a combination of incentives, dealer discounts, and manufacturer discounts of up to […]