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MCE Wins 2016 Green Power Leadership Award

On Monday, October 17, the Center for Resource Solutions presented MCE with a Green Power Leadership Award at the annual Renewable Energy Markets conference, recognizing MCE’s championship of renewable energy as an accelerator in the development of green power markets. “It’s an honor to be amongst the many diverse recipients of this prestigious award,” said Dawn Weisz, […]

SCE Green Rate Program Not so Renewable Green but Plenty More Green in Rates

We’re flattered that Southern California Edison is now trying to appeal to potential Community Choice Aggregation customers by offering new “Green Rate” options of 50% and 100% renewable energy. We only wish it was a more serious and legitimate attempt to build out the distributed energy resources we so desperately need. Unfortunately, it’s a very […]

Mendocino County Joins Sonoma Clean Power After Unanimous Vote

10/13/16 Santa Rosa – The Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) Board voted unanimously to approve expanding their service area to unincorporated Mendocino County and the cities of Fort Bragg, Point Arena, and Willits, with service starting in June 2017. Following the vote, Mendocino County Supervisor Dan Hamburg was sworn in by SCP General Counsel Steve Shupe as the newest member of the SCP Board.

SolarCity Installs 2-Mw Array for Cheesemaking Business in California

SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) has installed a 2-MW solar array for Joseph Gallo Farms, a dairy, cheese-making and whey business based in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The maker of Joseph Farms Cheese said in a press statement on Wednesday that this is the largest privately-owned solar system ever installed on a California dairy. It now supplies […]

New Solar Panels Churn Electricity on 1,900 Acres near Tranquillity

A 1,900-acre installation of solar panels near Tranquillity fired up commercial power production on Monday, generating up to 200 megawatts of electricity for Southern California Edison. The Tranquillity Solar Facility is jointly owned by Southern Power and Canadian Solar. Construction of the plant began in July 2015, and Southern Power bought a 51 percent stake in the […]

Clean Energy Joint Venture Gains Support: San Mateo County Joint Powers Authority Formed to Buy Renewable Energy in Bulk

About 297,000 PG&E customers in San Mateo County could get their energy from renewable sources in less than a year under a joint powers authority being formed called Peninsula Clean Energy. The Office of Sustainability has been granted $1.5 million to form the joint venture known as Community Choice Aggregation that is already in place […]