Entries by California Community Choice Association

Senator Wiener Holds CPUC Accountable for Misstating Facts About CCAs in Legislative Hearing

Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) cautioned members of the Legislature in a March 19 hearing on expanding California Public Utilities Commission oversight of innovative new community choice aggregation (CCA) programs — charging the agency with attempting to “double down on [a] hyper-centralized, monopoly model” of electricity production that “has not worked well for California.” In […]

CalCCA Action Alert: CalCCA tells state legislators Community Choice Aggregators Are “Growing Force” for Reliability and Affordability

CalCCA Action Alert: CalCCA tells state legislators: Community Choice Aggregators Are “Growing Force” for Reliability and Affordability in Uncertain Energy Market  California’s community choice aggregators (CCAs) are helping to stabilize today’s uncertain energy market — and public, locally-controlled energy providers have an even bigger role to play in the state’s energy future. CalCCA Executive Director Beth […]

CalCCA Action Alert: Executive Director Beth Vaughan to Testify at Legislative Hearings Focusing on PG&E Bankruptcy and California’s Energy Future

CalCCA Action Alert: Executive Director Beth Vaughan to Testify at Legislative Hearings Focusing on PG&E Bankruptcy and California’s Energy Future CalCCA members and partners: As the PG&E bankruptcy unfolds in the courts and in news headlines, CalCCA is proud to work together with partners like you to protect reliable and affordable service for ratepayers while accelerating […]

CalCCA Statement on the Continuing Advancement of Community Choice Aggregation in San Diego

Concord, Calif. – The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) has issued the following statement by Executive Director Beth Vaughan in response to the San Diego City Council voting on February 25 to give Mayor Kevin Faulconer a green light to negotiate the creation of a new joint powers authority (JPA) to implement a regional community […]

Community choice electricity providers say time has come for PG&E to move out of retail energy business—and be restructured as “wires-only” company

Concord, Calif.– In a new filing with the California Public Utilities Commission, community choice aggregators (CCAs) from Northern California urged state regulators to take action to restructure PG&E as a “wires-only” company—moving the utility out of the retail energy business so PG&E management can focus on safely managing the company’s transmission and distribution system, which has been […]

CALCCA on PG&E Bankruptcy Filing 2019: FAQs

PG&E Bankruptcy Filing 2019 CalCCA’s Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) With Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) facing billions of dollars in potential wildfire liabilities the investor-owned utility on January 29 filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) are committed to providing reliable service, clean energy at […]