Napa Valley Register For the last few decades, California’s largest utilities and the state’s Public Utilities Commission have conducted an elaborate kabuki-style dance every two or three years, whenever the utilities applied for general rate increases. Now the amounts at stake in these dramatic farces are rising to absurd levels, with all three of the […]
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California’s Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) are slowly assuming the traditional utility role of acquiring renewable energy generation for customers. While the role is fairly new, the CCAs nonetheless are now faced with the massive task of securing 9 to 10 gigawatts of new clean energy to meet the state’s 2030 ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2019 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | firstname.lastname@example.org California’s New 2030 Energy Plan Relies on CCAs to Procure 10,000 MW to Meet Climate Goals CCAs Receive Vote of Confidence as State Transitions to ‘Electric Sector of the Future’ Concord, Calif. – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on […]
CalCCA Q1 2019 Update
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 […]
Shalini Swaroop is general counsel for Marin Clean Energy, the first of a new breed of electricity providers in California known as community choice aggregators, or CCAs. When Marin Clean Energy launched in 2010, it gave San Francisco Bay Area residents a government-run alternative to Pacific Gas & Electric, the monopoly utility that recently filed […]
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 […]
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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | email@example.com 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. […]
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 […]
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