CPUC Only Okays Utilities Selling RPS Resources to Community Energy
Private utilities that purchased renewable resources on behalf of customers that have now switched to community energy must offer that generation to the community aggregators for purchase, the California Public Utilities Commission decided May 20. Related contentious issues such as the allocation of resources counting toward resource adequacy and the price tag placed on the greenhouse gas-free attributes remain unresolved.
In a May 20 statement, the California Community Choice Association said it appreciated the commission requiring utilities “to open up access to renewable energy benefits to all customers who pay for those benefits.” But it objected to the denial of “equitable access to resource adequacy benefits” and the commission’s punting of “consideration of a GHG-free benchmark to a future proceeding.”
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