Entries by Ross Markey

Santa Barbara County Energy Choice Forum

On June 7, 2017, Santa Barbara County Energy Choice held a Community Choice Energy forum at Faulkner Gallery in the Santa Barbara Public Library. This free public event was hosted by Santa Barbara Energy Choice and included the following speakers, Cathy DeFalco from Lancaster Choice Energy, J.R Killigrew from Marin Clean Energy, Joe Galliani from South […]

Community Choice Aggregation En Banc Hearing

February 1, 2017 9:30 am – 4 pm California Public Utilities Commission 505 Van Ness Avenue, Auditorium (Corner of Van Ness Avenue and McAllister Street) San Francisco, California  94102 The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) En Banc hearing on February 1, 2017. CCAs are local governmental entities authorized by statute to procure […]

Los Angeles County CCE Community Meeting Recap

Los Angeles – Gary Gero Los Angeles County’s newly appointed Chief Sustainability Officer held a workshop on the county’s proposed Community Choice Energy (CCE) program on December 7th at the UCLA Green Technology Institute. Gero gave a brief overview of what Community Choice Energy is, a timeline of the program, and the next steps needed to get things started. […]

The L.A. DWP to Install Rooftop Solar: Potential for Community Choice Programs

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) wants to pay homeowners in the city’s southeastern neighborhoods to install solar panels on their roofs, and Community Choice Energy (CCE) programs should be taking note. The DWP’s program would credit eligible homeowners $30 per month, or $360 per year to host city-owned solar panels on their property. […]

Silicon Valley Clean Energy is Hiring!

SVCE is looking for motivated and passionate professionals to join their team. Check out their job postings below! SVCE Job Application (to be completed for each position) Title: Director of Admnistration & Finance Open until filled. Salary: $134,400-$211,200 annually, DOQ Job Announcement Job Description Title: Board Clerk & Executive Assistant Open until filled. Initial screening begins 9/16/16 Salary: $7,700-$12,100 monthly, DOQ […]

North Bay Roundup

Here is what has been happening in the North Bay lately: MCE Clean Energy has been busy adding seven new municipalities — Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Napa, American Canyon, St. Helena, Calistoga, and Yountville  — to their joint powers authority (JPA). Dawn Weisz CEO, of MCE, says that by adding to the cities to the JPA, their customers could […]