Entries by CalCCA

California CCAs Seek Rehearing of CPUC’s Inequitable ‘Exit Fee’ Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11.19.18 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org   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 […]

SV Clean Energy Grants $75,000 to Nonprofits for Community Engagement

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: […]

Community choice energy backers file for CPUC rehearing, say exit fees are too high

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 […]

California CCAs Double Renewable Energy Commitment, Adding 1 GW Capacity, in One Year

The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) announced this week that community choice aggregators (CCAs) in the state have signed long-term contracts with new renewable energy facilities totaling more than 2,000 MW (2 GW), reflecting a strong commitment by CCAs to drive clean energy and economic development in California and help the state achieve ambitious decarbonization […]

California CCAs Achieve 2,000-Megawatt Milestone for New Renewables

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11.15.18 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org   California CCAs Achieve 2,000-Megawatt Milestone for New Renewables Long-term clean energy contract commitments by CCAs double in one year   Concord, Calif. – The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) is pleased to announce that community choice aggregators (CCAs) in the state […]

Calif. utilities exceed renewable-energy goals as customers continue to flee

California investor-owned utilities have exceeded the state’s renewable energy goals, regulators said in an annual report to state legislators. Meanwhile, the incumbent utilities are losing millions of customers to community choice aggregators that will have to buy more power from renewable sources in order to meet state requirements. The California Public Utilities Commission estimated that […]

EDF Renewables signs PPAs with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

EDF Renewables North America announced the signing of two 20-year PPAs for the 128 MWac with 40 MW/160 MWh battery storage Big Beau Solar+Storage Project in Kern County, California. Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) will purchase 55% of the output, and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) will purchase 45%. The Project is slated to achieve […]

California community choice aggregators sign PPAs for 150 MW of solar, 180 MWh of storage

Canada’s Recurrent Energy said Tuesday it has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements with two California community choice aggregators, or CCAs, to supply a total of 150 MW of solar power from a utility-scale facility that will be built with 180 MWh of battery storage attached. Power will be supplied from Recurrent Energy’s Slate photovoltaic-plus-storage […]

Largest California Solar-Plus-Storage Project Agreement Signed between Recurrent, Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), today announced its wholly owned subsidiary Recurrent Energy LLC (“Recurrent Energy”) has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements (“PPA”) with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power for a 150 megawatt (“MWac”) solar power system with 180 megawatt-hours (“MWh”) of battery storage. This joint procurement effort […]