Entries by CalCCA

SVCE Signs Major Contracts for California’s Largest Solar-Plus-Storage Projects

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) signed two long-term agreements for the largest utility-scale, solar-plus-storage projects to be built in California. The two projects will provide 153 megawatts (MW) of solar and 47 MW of storage and will be developed by Electricité de France (EDF) and Recurrent Energy Development Holdings, LLC. (Recurrent). These projects will come […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Awards Six Grants Totaling Nearly $450,000 for Local Community Pilot Projects

Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) of San Mateo County has awarded grants of up to $75,000 each for six innovative local pilot projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support low-income customers, and advance electric transportation. The Community Pilot Program awards will fund programs within the county to repair homes for low-income residents, promote access to electric […]

CalCCA Statement on the Advancement of Community Choice Aggregation in San Diego

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2018 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org   Concord, Calif. – The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) has issued the following statement by Executive Director Beth Vaughan in response to the City of San Diego’s announcement that it is moving forward with community choice aggregation (CCA): “The […]

Something New May Be Rising Off California Coast: Wind Farms

LOS ANGELES — California’s aggressive pursuit of an electric grid fully powered by renewable energy sources is heading in a new direction: offshore. On Friday, the federal Interior Department took the first steps to enable companies to lease waters in Central and Northern California for wind projects. If all goes as the state’s regulators and […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Starts Construction of 200-Megawatt Solar Facility

Los Banos, CA – October 11, 2018 – California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency broke ground today in California’s Central Valley. Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), the electricity provider for 290,000 San Mateo County customers, expects the 200-megawatt utility-scale Wright Solar project to come online in late 2019. “This […]

Mayors Breed, Liccardo and Schaaf Condemn Today’s California Public Utilities Commission Decision as a Massive Giveaway to Multi-Billion Dollar Utility Corporations that Will Hurt Ratepayers, Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications, 415-554-6131   San Francisco, CA— The Mayors of the Bay Area’s three largest cities have issued the following joint statement following the Thursday vote at the California Public Utilities Commission that could increase costs for ratepayers and undermine the state’s clean energy plans. […]

CalCCA Statement on CPUC Approval of Controversial ‘Exit Fee’ Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2018 Press Contact: Leora Broydo Vestel (415) 999-4757 | leora@cal-cca.org CalCCA Statement on CPUC Approval of Controversial ‘Exit Fee’ Reforms Commission Decision Shifts Costs to Departing Load Customers Concord, Calif. – The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) today released the following statement from Beth Vaughan, executive director of CalCCA, after […]

Mayors Breed, Liccardo and Schaaf Condemn California Public Utilities Commission Proposal that Could Hurt Ratepayers, Clean Energy Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications, 415-554-6131   San Francisco, CA— The Mayors of the Bay Area’s three largest cities have issued the following joint statement regarding the Thursday vote at the California Public Utilities Commission that could harm the state’s clean energy plans. “On Thursday, the California Public […]