Entries by CalCCA

MCE Announces Partner for Comprehensive Energy Storage Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2020 Press Contact: Jenna Famular | Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | communications@mceCleanEnergy.org MCE Announces Partner for Comprehensive Energy Storage Program TRC will help support MCE’s community and vulnerable customer resiliency efforts SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE is pleased to announce TRC as our partner to develop and implement […]

SVCE ‘Innovation Onramp’ Pilots Selected to Accelerate EV Charging Deployment

08 May, 2020 SVCE ‘Innovation Onramp’ Pilots Selected to Accelerate EV Charging Deployment Spring 2020 applications to focus on resilience and COVID recovery Sunnyvale, Calif. – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) selected three program proposals to fund from the second round of Innovation Onramp, SVCE’s grant program that seeks to address key technical, market and […]

MCE Announces 10-Year Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2020 Press Contact: Jenna Famular | Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | communications@mceCleanEnergy.org MCE Announces 10-Year Anniversary Celebrating Its Role in Transforming Community Energy SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE is excited to announce its 10-year anniversary of service as California’s first Community Choice Aggregator. MCE began as a vision […]

California’s Central Procurement Conundrum, and Why CCAs are Crying Foul

Centralizing resource adequacy procurement under utilities PG&E and SCE could undermine local clean energy projects, community choice aggregators say. Greentech Media After years of trying to get California’s disparate energy industry parties to agree on a way to centralize procurement for its Resource Adequacy (RA) program, the California Public Utilities Commission has moved to break the […]

EDP Renewables, Redwood Coast Energy Authority  Execute Long-Term Agreement for New California Solar Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EDP Renewables, Redwood Coast Energy Authority  Execute Long-Term Agreement for New California Solar Park A 15-year agreement will bring the 100 megawatt Sandrini Sol Solar Park to Kern County, California Humboldt County, CA, May 6, 2020 — EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR […]

EBCE Encourages Customers to Enroll in Energy Bill Discount Program

The California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program, that provides up to 35% off electric bills, is available for furloughed and laid-off workers Oakland, Calif. (May 5, 2020) – East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) launched a campaign today aimed at increasing the number of local residents enrolled in energy discount programs. The California Alternate Rates […]

Redwood Coast Energy Authority’s Community Choice Energy Program Turns Three

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Nancy Stephenson Phone: c: (707) 382-7110 Email: nstephenson@RedwoodEnergy.org Community Choice Energy Turns Three The Redwood Coast Energy Authority Celebrates Humboldt County’s Recent Energy Program Accomplishments and Future Objectives EUREKA, CA, April 29 – When the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) launched its Community Choice Energy (CCE) program May 1, 2017, it was […]

Celebrating 10 Years of CCA in California!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5.1.2020 Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org 2010-2020: A Decade of CCA in California May 2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) in California. CCA has come a long way since MCE launched the first operational CCA program in Marin County in 2010. There are now 21 […]

San José Clean Energy and Terra-Gen Ink Two Long-term Agreements for New Renewable Energy Resources

For Immediate Release Contact: Zachary Struyk Deputy Director, Account Management and Marketing San José Clean Energy, City of San José (408) 535-4868; zachary.struyk@sanjoseca.gov San José Clean Energy and Terra-Gen Ink Two Long-term Agreements for New Renewable Energy Resources More than 162 MW of solar plus battery storage will be added to the California grid, helping […]

EBCE Awards $220,000 in Grants to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Funds will help community-based organizations serving East Bay residents and businesses Oakland, Calif. (April 30, 2020) – East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) has taken several immediate actions to help our communities during the COVID-19 crisis, including the launch of a grant solicitation for community-based organizations (CBOs) serving EBCE residents and/or businesses. Twenty-two organizations were each […]