Entries by Woody Hastings

San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit: A well-attended success on many levels

Community Choice Energy and the Clean Power Exchange (CPX) had a strong presence at the first annual San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit. Held at the Clovis Veteran’s Memorial Hall, the Summit, organized by Joseph Oldham of CALSTART and Erik Cherkaski of the Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) of Fresno State University, attracted over one […]

Inventor of Community Choice Describes CCA 2.0

How can Community Choice power the energy revolution? “The next five years will see more change in the energy industry than has occurred in the previous fifty years.” So begins “Community Choice Aggregation 2.0 Strategies for Distributed Energy Resources in a CCA Environment,” a recently released a white paper by the inventor of Community Choice […]

San Bernardino County Energy Symposium Draws Desert Preservation Activists and Elected Officials

Photo caption: Woody Hastings (front row left) and Bill Powers (front row right) share their experience and knowledge of the renewable energy model known as Community Choice Aggregation while state, county, water and business leaders listen and take note. About 100 community leaders and clean energy advocates convened for a Local Energy Symposium on January 25th, […]

Preventing the Zombie Apocalypse

As Halloween approaches, it seems fitting to revisit recent advice from the energy experts at the Rocky Mountain Institute. If you want to keep the lights on when zombies or other calamities come knocking at your door, it might be a good idea to have invested in microgrid technology. It’s a scary thought to think […]