The community-owned nonprofit provides clean energy to the area and is the first company to break the monopoly that San Diego Gas and Electric held on the local energy industry.
San Diego Community Power has about 765,000 accounts and reports about 3% of customers have opted out. It’s currently about 2% cheaper than SDG&E.
Steve Padilla, current Chula Vista council member and Vice Chairman of San Diego Community Power said this company is important for becoming 100% renewable by 2035.
“We’re never going to hit our reduction goals statewide, we’re never going to truly take action to address climate change if we don’t start taking concrete action right where we’re at,” said Padilla.
Read more here: New SD power company boasts 765,000 accounts so far (10news.com)