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Energy Plan

The Redwood Community Energy plan is Humboldt County’s version of community choice aggregation, which would give local consumers more say in what energy sources power their home, Redwood Coast Energy Authority senior energy specialist Richard Engel said. “This is a new program that will allow people to buy their electricity from a local government program,” […]

Recurrent to Sell 100-Mw of Solar Power to MCE for Community Choice Aggregation Program

On September 27, Canadian Solar Inc. subsidiary Recurrent Energy announced a 15-year PPA for 100-MWac of solar power in California with MCE, California’s first operating community choice aggregation program. MCE is a not-for-profit, community-based electricity provider. The PPA will sell power to MCE from the Recurrent Energy-developed Tranquillity 8 solar project, located in Fresno County, […]

L.A. County Board of Supervisors’ Motion Supercharges Community Choice Power

Thanks to the diligence, perseverance and responsiveness of Los Angeles County Supervisors Don Knabe and Sheila Kuehl and their staffs, our comments and recommendations on the Los Angeles County Community Choice Energy Business Plan were considered and addressed by this new motion being introduced at the LA County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. We are […]

Questions Raised Over Community Choice Aggregation

As Borrego and surrounding towns have seen their electricity bills increased and many consumers are on different rate tiers then before, the Community Choice Aggregation programs are causing concern. The article below by Bianca Kaplanek of The Coast News Group shows how more questions than answers have been raised over the proposal, with some residents […]

SDG&E Trying to Stop Community Choice Aggregation

San Diego faces new challenges in creating a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. SDG&E, the city’s incumbent utility, has launched a new investor-funded marketing arm aimed at derailing any progress towards the creation of a CCA. “From SDG&E’s perspective, the situation is pretty clear-cut. As more cities embrace community choice aggregation, this means fewer customers […]

Santa Rosa Backs Expansion of Sonoma Clean Power to Mendocino County

Santa Rosa will support Mendocino County joining Sonoma Clean Power, even though the move could diminish the city’s influence over the public power agency.

The City Council decided Tuesday that the benefits of supplying power to 30,000 new residential and commercial customers to the north outweighed any dilution in its voting power from adding two new seats to the agency’s board.