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City of Torrance First to Join New Advisory Committee

Just after midnight last night the Torrance City Council reviewed and voted on a motion to officially join the South Bay Clean Power (SBCP) Advisory Committee. The Ad Hoc SBCP Working Group is now evolving into an Advisory Committee with elected representatives and staff from each city who together with other key stakeholders will review […]

SCE Green Rate Program Not so Renewable Green but Plenty More Green in Rates

We’re flattered that Southern California Edison is now trying to appeal to potential Community Choice Aggregation customers by offering new “Green Rate” options of 50% and 100% renewable energy. We only wish it was a more serious and legitimate attempt to build out the distributed energy resources we so desperately need. Unfortunately, it’s a very […]

Conservative Desert Town on the Cusp of Emerging Solar Trend

Kathy Reinhart bought a new home in north Los Angeles County last year, picking it for its single-story design, new construction upgrades, and extra bedrooms for visiting children and grandchildren. She also liked the shiny solar panels on the tiled roof of the beige and brown house. Solar wasn’t the home’s top draw in the […]

L.A.’s Quest to Cut Fossil Fuels

Los Angeles has suffered the worst ozone pollution of any American city for three years running. Coastal areas of the city could be swallowed by the Pacific by the end of the century as a warming climate causes sea levels to rise. A natural gas leak in northwestern Los Angeles, finally plugged in February, was the most […]

South Bay Clean Power Makes Its Case to Cities

Innovative Distributed Energy Resource Model Presented This was the week that was for Community Choice Aggregation programs state wide and it all began on the first day of the week right here in Los Angeles County, in the City of Manhattan Beach. Elected representatives and staff members from 12 of the South Bay and West […]

LET’S GO TO THE VIDEO CLIPS!

We had a very good day at yesterday’s Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting with a little help from our friends: Here’s Steve Wicke of Sierra Club Angeles Chapter’s comments in support of next steps CCA motion, 100% renewables and South Bay Clean Power: Walker Foley of Food & Water Watch provided his organizations’ perspective and […]

One Step Closer to Community Choice Green Energy

Angelenos will soon have more options concerning the sources for the energy they use to power their homes and businesses. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to work with cities to bring Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) to Los Angeles County residents. CCA allows cities and counties to form non-profit entities to purchase electricity from wholesale […]

L.A. County Board of Supervisors’ Motion Supercharges Community Choice Power

Thanks to the diligence, perseverance and responsiveness of Los Angeles County Supervisors Don Knabe and Sheila Kuehl and their staffs, our comments and recommendations on the Los Angeles County Community Choice Energy Business Plan were considered and addressed by this new motion being introduced at the LA County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. We are […]

Tesla Is Chosen to Build Electricity Storage Project for SoCal Edison

Tesla announced today that they have been chosen to build a battery storage facility at Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Mira Loma substation. This facility will store 80 megawatt hours of energy, and will help meet the state mandate that SCE and other utilities install 1.3 gigawatts of storage capacity by 2020. “Tesla said the Mira Loma […]

Riverside County May Become Electric Utility for Unincorporated Areas

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the investigation of forming a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. This CCA would serve ratepayers in unincorporated areas of the county and it is estimated that it will save them up to %9 percent on their energy bills. Starting the CCA would give residents an alternative […]