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Southern California Edison wants departing customers to hand over $125 million

Southern California Edison is short nearly $1 billion in its power budget — and it’s hoping to charge a big chunk of that money to customers leaving for another energy provider. Edison estimates it will spend $972 million more than expected on electricity this year, partly because it didn’t have access to enough power during […]

Solar Alliance signs agreement with Onni Group for 519 kW commercial solar project in Manhattan Beach, California

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. (‘Solar Alliance’) or (the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: SOLR) is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement with a division of Onni Group (“Onni”) for the design, procurement and construction management services for a 519 kW combined rooftop and carport solar installation at Manhattan Beach Towers, a mid-rise, multi-tenant office building […]

City to Further Explore Options on Community Choice Aggregation

San Clemente City Councilmembers briefly discussed the potential of starting a feasibility study on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), which is a process of customers choosing where their energy comes from, even though it’s delivered through existing infrastructure. Advocates of renewable energy have lauded the CCA model as a way to curb the state’s dependence on […]

LA Studying Floating Solar Feasibility On Water Reservoir

On July 2, the LA City Council approved a proposal for a 11.6 MW floating solar pilot plant on the Van Norman water reservoir within the LA Department of Water & Power system, in a unanimous vote of present council members. The proposal included instructions for LADWP to report back to the council on the […]

UCLA and LADWP to fund water and energy research benefiting customers

UCLA and the city of Los Angeles’s water and power utility have entered a partnership to fund research that will enable the city to manage water supplies more sustainably and become more energy efficient and reliant on clean energy. Through the partnership, UCLA and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will identify research […]

L.A. Gas-Fired Power Plants on Hold as DWP Considers Greener Alternatives

By signing into law Senate Bill 100, which sets a goal of 100 percent carbon-free electric power generation by 2045, Governor Jerry Brown not only solidified California’s ongoing transition from fossil fuels, he numbered the days of the state’s gas-fired power plants. But some new gas plant projects are still on the table. In the […]

SoCal Municipalities Select 100% Renewable Electricity Default

Last week, the Ventura County, Calif., board of supervisors voted to set a default of 100% renewable electricity when the county launches service through the Clean Power Alliance in 2019, the Sierra Club has announced. Clean Power Alliance is a Southern California community choice energy provider that will procure cleaner power at lower costs than investor-owned […]

Solar Energy Projects Take Flight at Van Nuys Airport

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) on Oct. 25, joined with local elected leaders and aviation executives to further embrace sustainable energy with the announcement of solar power generation at Van Nuys general aviation Airport (VNY). VNY business tenant Aeroplex/Aerolease Group showcased the recent operational launch of its solar rooftop and canopy installation — a first […]

Santa Monica Approves Default Renewable Energy Tiers

SANTA MONICA, CA – The Santa Monica City Council approved selecting 100% renewable energy as the default product for all residential electricity customers beginning in February 2019, it was announced Wednesday. The 100% renewable energy tier is one of several options for residents and businesses that will be served electricity by the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) of […]

Clean Power Alliance Launches Winter 2019

MALIBU—The city of Malibu revealed that the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) a new, locally controlled electricity provider in Southern California includes Malibu and 30 other cities, will launch in February 2019. According to the city of Malibu website, CPA will provide the energy for Malibu and with a fee that replaces what Southern California Edison […]