Entries by CalCCA

Valley Clean Energy Seeking Local Renewable Contracts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Jim Parks, Director of Customer Care and Marketing 530-446-2750 | info@valleycleanenergy.org VALLEY CLEAN ENERGY SEEKING LOCAL RENEWABLE CONTRACTS Yolo County, CA, April 28, 2020 — Valley Clean Energy has announced that it plans to purchase renewable energy from qualifying local projects. The solicitation, “2020 Local Renewable Request for Offers,” is […]

MBCP and SVCE Sign Contracts for 210 MW of Geothermal and Solar Energy in California

Community choice energy providers acquire long-term renewable energy resources Monterey, CA., Sunnyvale, CA. April 21, 2020 – Monterey Bay Community Power and Silicon Valley Clean Energy today announced the signing of two significant renewable energy contracts, one for geothermal generation and the other for solar. These new contracts add to each agency’s California Renewable Portfolio […]

Corporate Partners Double EBCE’s Donation to Local Food Charities

EBCE’s Board allocated $70,000 to Alameda County Community Food Bank and Meals-on-Wheels of Alameda County, and local businesses more than doubled that donation Oakland, Calif. (updated April 23, 2020) – As part of East Bay Community Energy’s (EBCE) recent $1.5 million commitment to funding local COVID-19 relief efforts, the public power agency committed $70,000 to […]

Industry, Regulators Work to Comprehend Impact of COVID-19 on Business

California Energy Markets The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly rifled through California’s energy industry, erasing nearly 20,000 clean-energy jobs in the state in March and creating uncertainty over unpaid electric bills, project contracting, financing, construction and permitting. Beth Vaughan, executive director of the California Community Choice Association, said it is still too soon to know how […]

MBCP Board Approves Electric Rate Deferral for All Customers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

MBCP Board Approves Electric Rate Deferral for All Customers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic $22 Million in Deferred Charges Provides Immediate Financial Relief Throughout MBCP Service Area April 13, 2020 Monterey, CA – MBCP today announced its plan to defer electric generation charges by 50% for the months of May and June, providing immediate financial […]

California Gets Another 100MW Battery Project, as Competition with Gas Peakers Heats Up

Greentech Media Developer sPower will build a huge battery facility in Los Angeles County for Clean Power Alliance, a community choice aggregator Big things are happening in California this week. In the political sphere, Gov. Gavin Newsom is invoking the powers of a “nation-state” to provide life-saving medical supplies that the federal government isn’t. In […]

California’s Silicon Valley, Monterey OK solar, storage and geothermal contracts

S&P Global Monterey Bay Community Power and the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority are set to execute major geothermal and solar-plus-storage power purchase agreements with Coso Operating Co LLC and First Solar Inc. The contracts resulted from a joint request for offers the two community choice aggregation agencies issued in April 2019. Monterey Bay’s operations […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Receives BBB+ Credit Rating from Fitch

  Peninsula Clean Energy Receives BBB+ Credit Rating Higher Fitch rating provides additional financial certainty for renewable projects REDWOOD CITY, CA – April 10, 2020 – Peninsula Clean Energy has received a BBB+ rating from Fitch Ratings, a strong indication of financial stability as the organization accelerates renewable power procurement and generation. Fitch, a leading […]