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Jay Leno Shows Us Why La’s Electric Buses Are Something to Marvel At

One rare treat for Los Angeles drivers stuck in traffic is the elusive Jay Leno car sighting. Like an Angelyne in blue jeans, Jay can be spotted from miles away, usually he’s behind the wheel of a goofy looking car built before World War I. But Leno isn’t only interested in 20th century gas guzzlers. […]

State Approves Tule Wind, Phase II: Opponents Voice Concern for Eagles, Wildlife & Residents

November 2, 2016 (Boulevard) – The State Lands Commission has approved a second phase of the controversial Tule Wind Project in McCain Valley.  Tule II will allow up to 24 wind turbines to be built after completion of Tule I, which will have 52 turbines, each hundreds of feet high.  Phase I is slated to […]

SF May Speed up Effort to Take All of PG&E’s Power Customers

San Francisco has enrolled tens of thousands of power customers in a renewable energy program since May in competition with PG&E, but the big question now is how fast The City will enroll the remaining hundreds of thousands of such customers. CleanPowerSF’s history dates back more than a decade, as the community choice aggregation program was caught […]

New Developments for Local Community Choice Energy Efforts

Tri-county Community Choice Energy efforts continue, with encouraging forward movement from local governments. Read on to find out the latest developments, along with ways that you can support. Central Coast Power Website The local government staff evaluating Community Choice Energy recently named the tri-county effort and launched their official website: www.CentralCoastPower.org. As the website states, “Central Coast Power […]

Community Power Project Resolution Headed to Board of Supervisors

Salinas >> A non-binding resolution of intent to join the fledgling Monterey Bay Community Power project is headed to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, but staff is suggesting modifying the proposed resolution to include weighted voting for key issues. The Community Power proposal envisions a tri-county community choice energy agency aimed at allowing about […]

CleanPowerSF is Bringing Cleaner Electricity to Your Neighborhood!

The City and County of San Francisco, through the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), is partnering with PG&E to offer electricity generated from cleaner sources like wind and solar. This program is called CleanPowerSF and provides San Francisco electricity customers with cleaner energy at competitive rates. Drop by anytime during one of our upcoming […]

Tulare, CA, to Use FuelCell Technology CHP Technology

Tulare, CA, will install a 2.8 MW combined heat and power (CHP, or cogeneration) plant under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with FuelCell Energy. The installation will be at the Tulare Waste Water Treatment Facility. The plan is for FuelCell to install, operate and maintain the plant and sell all the power it produces to […]

Planning Commission Endorses Comprehensive Renewable Energy Plan Report

The county’s Planning Commission addressed a draft report on a comprehensive renewable energy plan for the county during the Planning Commission’s Oct. 14 meeting. The Planning Commission action, which passed on a 4-0 vote with Doug Barnhart, David Pallinger, and Bryan Woods absent, recommended prioritized actions to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, who […]

Meet the Solana Beach Council Candidates

Solana Beach — See what the candidates have to say about Community Choice Aggregation. Three seats are open on the City Council and of the six candidates, only three mention the city’s exploration of Community Choice. “During an Oct. 6 forum, the six candidates shared their positions on issues that have been discussed recently and […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Seeks More Renewable Electric Supply

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2016 Contact: Dan Lieberman dlieberman@peninsulacleanenergy.com Phone: 650-395-9190 Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) is pleased to announce that it has launched its 2016 Request for Offers (“RFO”) for Product from Eligible Renewable Resources. With this RFO, PCE is expanding its purchase of clean, renewable energy for the residents and businesses of San […]