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Burbank, Calif., Asks Citizens About Future Electricity Purchases

(TNS) — Burbank, Calif., residents made it clear this week to Burbank Water and Power staff that they would like to see the city-owned utility make use of renewable sources. More than 30 people participated in a town hall meeting hosted by Burbank Water and Power at the Buena Vista Branch Library Monday night, when […]

Clean Power Alliance seeks Community Advisory Committee

Clean Power Alliance is seeking qualified applicants for its inaugural volunteer Community Advisory Committee. The Committee will be composed of 15 representatives from seven diverse geographic sub-regions within Clean Power Alliance territory and will advise the Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors on certain policy and planning matters. The Committee is a public body and will […]

People powering Glendale with virtual power plant

The epic heat and scattered blackouts in Glendale early this month were a wake up call to rethink our power system. Glendale has long relied on the gas-fired Grayson plant to generate electricity centrally then distribute it outward to power our homes. But this model is outdated. With the aging Grayson plant on its last […]

The $3 Billion Plan to Turn Hoover Dam Into a Giant Battery

Hoover Dam helped transform the American West, harnessing the force of the Colorado River — along with millions of cubic feet of concrete and tens of millions of pounds of steel — to power millions of homes and businesses. It was one of the great engineering feats of the 20th century. Now it is the […]

As L.A. temperatures rise, so does interest in cleaner air and cleaner energy

Just like many cities that have experienced record high temperatures in 2018, Los Angeles was hit with a heat wave of record proportions in early July, with temperatures topping 113 degrees in several parts of the county. As air conditioners across the region struggled to keep up, the heat pushed our energy grid over the brink, with […]

Hoag, Edwards Lifesciences Are Bully on Irvine Exploring Community Choice Energy

Any of you residential utility ratepayers remember several years back, when we were allowed to “purchase” our power from someone other than Southern California Edison? And did any of you, like me, choose to go with a company that invested in renewable energy like wind and solar? And did any of you, like me, start […]

SoCal Edison Seeks $760M to Build 48,000 New EV Charging Stations

Southern California Edison filed a proposal with the California Public Utilities Commission Tuesday, seeking $760 million in ratepayer funds to install 48,000 additional electric-vehicle charging ports over four years. This marks an expansion of SCE’s existing Charge Ready program, with a budget to build 1,250 charging stations at 60 different locations across the utility’s service territory. SCE recently […]

Clean Power Alliance launches to offer businesses clean power at competitive rates

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California’s newest locally-operated, clean energy provider, Clean Power Alliance is excited to announce that starting June 25, 2018, it launched electricity service to over 30,000 businesses in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and the Cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena. Business customers in these areas will automatically receive energy purchased by Clean Power […]

Los Angeles’ Energy Utility Shares the Power

New funding will expand access to energy efficiency programs to multifamily housing renters The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) – the nation’s largest municipal utility – today voted to invest $100 million over five years to improve energy efficiency in lower-income rental housing, ensuring those who most need electricity bill savings will […]

The City of El Monte Partners with California Choice Energy Authority for Community Choice Aggregation Technical Study

The City of El Monte has partnered with California Choice Energy Authority (CCEA) for a technical study that will determine the City’s feasibility for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. “CCAs provide cities the opportunity to develop their own energy portfolio, generate cost savings for customers, and increase revenues that can be reinvested in the […]