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California Alliance for Community Energy Endorses SBCP Business Plan

The California Alliance for Community Energy, the statewide Community Choice Aggregation coalition has strongly endorsed the South Bay Clean Power draft business plan: The mission of the California Alliance for Community Energy (CACE) is to support and defend Community Choice Energy programs in California that advance local clean energy for the environmental and economic benefit […]

OP-ED: It’s Time for 100% Renewable Energy: Here’s Why

When you think of renewable energy, you probably think of wind turbines and solar panels, clean sources of energy that can make up a small percentage of our electric power supply. Often, the idea is that these sources of power are not consistent and tend to cost more than fossil fuel power plants running on […]

Metro’s Plan Would Electrify Bus Fleet by 2030

Under pressure from environmentalists and others to end its reliance on compressed natural gas (CNG), Metro has presented its plan to gradually transition to a fully-electric bus fleet. While the end goal is laudable, the time-frame is no portrait in courage. Metro intends to proceed this month with a $200 million contract for 295 CNG buses, […]

Green L.A. County Program Offers Consumers a New Energy Alternative

While Washington is slashing environmental protections and further jeopardizing the future of the planet, Los Angeles County is moving in a visionary new direction. A proven new way of providing green power to county consumers that can reduce both greenhouse gases and consumer bills while building a whole new green economy is around the corner. […]

Huntington Beach City Council Discusses Energy Program

Monday, June 5th, the Huntington Beach City Council considered entering a non-disclosure agreement with Southern California Edison to look into a community choice aggregation, which can provide cities control over electricity rates and efficiency programs, a city staff report says. A CCA is a program for cities to buy or generate electricity for residents, according […]

Congratulations Calabasas & L.A. County!

20 months after we introduced the topic of CCA in the City of Calabasas, that City in western Los Angeles County has become the very first member of the new Los Angeles Community Choice Energy program and we could not be happier! Special recognition has to go to Alan Weiner the leader of 350 Conejo/San […]

Palos Verdes Estates Becomes Latest City to Choose to Study Our Business Plan

On Tuesday night, May 23, the City Council of Palos Verdes Estates after hearing presentations from their staff; from South Bay Clean Power Working Group Chair, Joe Galliani; from Matt Skolnik of the Los Angeles County Chief of Sustainability’s office and from Joe Sullivan of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Los Angeles […]

County Unveils Community Choice Green Energy Plan

A new government-run, utility purchasing collective that promises to lower bills and give consumers more clean-energy choices will soon be available to residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County—and local cities if they decide to opt in. Last month, Los Angeles County Supervisors voted to launch the community choice initiative that will offer businesses and residents […]

City of Calabasas First City in L.A. County to Approve Community Choice Energy Program

The City of Calabasas has taken the first step to join the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Program, approving a joint powers agreement to create a new agency to operate this groundbreaking local energy consortium. The program will offer lower electrical rates and provide greater energy choices for residents and businesses. It also will promote […]

Stem to Install Energy Storage System at CSU Dominguez Hills

California State University Dominguez Hills selected energy storage firm Stem Inc., after an evaluation of multiple providers to deliver software-driven energy storage services and reduce the university’s energy costs. Stem is moving forward with construction on a 1 MW, 4.2 MWh storage system to be housed on campus in Carson, California. Combined with an existing Stem […]