Sonoma Clean Power starts work on solar farm south of Petaluma

Sonoma Clean Power broke ground Thursday on its first project to generate renewable energy in its own backyard to add to the green power it relies on from producers across the West.

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Sonoma Clean Power starts work on solar farm south of Petaluma

New electric car for less than $10,000? Sonoma County makes it happen

How about a shiny new electric car for less than $10,000?

Price has long been a concern for motorists interested in ending their relationship with petroleum, and Sonoma Clean Power, the not-for-profit public electricity provider for Sonoma and Mendocino counties, is bringing the cost of electric vehicles down to clearance-sale levels.

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New electric car for less than $10,000? Sonoma County makes it happen

Salesforce Joins CleanPowerSF

San Francisco, CA—Salesforce has joined CleanPowerSF, the City’s not-for-profit clean energy program, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) announced today. Salesforce joined the program at the “SuperGreen” level, choosing 100% renewable energy for their buildings located at 50 Fremont and 350 Mission. CleanPowerSF is San Francisco’s community choice aggregation (CCA) program that empowers San Francisco residents and businesses to choose cleaner, more renewable energy at competitive rates. Salesforce will be CleanPowerSF’s largest SuperGreen customer to-date.

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Salesforce Joins CleanPowerSF

L.A. County creates a lower-cost alternative for Southern California Edison customers

Southern California Edison customers in Los Angeles County soon will have an alternative way to get their electricity — from a new government-run utility promising lower bills and easier access to clean-energy options.

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the public energy program, which they say will help reduce power bills by as much as 5% below what customers pay Edison. Residents and businesses will have the choice to stay with Edison or join the county’s utility.

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L.A. County creates a lower-cost alternative for Southern California Edison customers

Community Choice Energy

A staunch supporter of Community Choice Energy gave the keynote address at a March 10th forum organized by the Climate Action Campaign. Since clean, renewable energy is one of the main benefits of Community Choice Energy (CCE), you might think the speaker would be a long haired hippy prone to singing kumbaya. Not at all, not even close. The proud Republican Mayor of Lancaster, California, Rex Parris, provided an enthusiastic endorsement of CCE, lambasting the high prices of utility power and praising the savings gained through Community Choice.

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Popular CA Republican Mayor Praises Community Choice Energy