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Clean Power Alliance signs PPA for 12-MW Isabella small hydro project in California

The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) has signed three long-term power purchase agreements, including two new solar projects and one existing small hydro project. All three projects are located in southern California and will enable CPA to meet its customers’ renewable energy demand, lower costs and comply with state renewable energy mandates, according to a press […]

The time has come to say ‘no’ to Grayson plan and ‘yes’ to renewable energy

Imagine you are driving a truck loaded with hundreds of millions of dollars in cash. You are moving at a fast speed when you see a sign that says “End of Road.” You continue past the sign and see another billboard with a skull and crossbones that says “Cliff Ahead, Stop Immediately.” You ignore the […]

Los Angeles seeks record setting solar power price under 2¢/kWh

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners was presented with the Eland Solar & Storage Center in Kern County, California, from an LADWP internal team on June 18, 2019. The team told the commissioners that on July 23, they plan to seek approval of a two phase 25-year power purchase agreement […]

Ventura keeps most electricity accounts with Southern California Edison’s competitor

Driven by a desire to increase renewable power and support the provider they want delivering it, Ventura’s policymakers are keeping the majority of the city’s electricity accounts with the Clean Power Alliance. Several other cities involved in the joint powers authority are moving around accounts or weighing options in response to significant rate increases set by CPA’s board on June 6 […]

Ventura County cities plan return to Southern California Edison for some energy accounts

Cities across Ventura County are moving some energy accounts back to Southern California Edison, the investor-owned utility they left in pursuit of greener power. The change is to avoid paying higher energy rates, which for many agencies amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars more in annual bills were they to remain with Clean Power Alliance. The joint powers authority […]

California Utility Launches New Program To Help EV Buyers Compare Total Cost Of Ownership

Southern California Edison is ramping up its efforts to support electric vehicle buyers with the introduction of a new tool called SCE Cars that helps estimate the total cost of ownership in its jurisdiction. The new tool aspires to give potential buyers visibility into the total cost of ownership (TCO) of electric vehicles that looks beyond the […]

Advocates Push for Clean, City Run Energy Program in San Clemente

Renewable energy advocates are urging South Orange County cities to consider implementing a Community Choice Energy program (CCE) to bring cleaner, more affordable energy to local residents and businesses, while giving cities local purchasing power for electricity. So far, more than 160 cities and 19 counties across California have formed their own CCEs, a nonprofit […]

Clean Power Alliance: Strategic Plan Launches

Clean Power Alliance is launching its Local Programs Strategic Plan process with an inaugural workshop in Downtown Los Angeles. 80-100 community stakeholders across Los Angeles County are expected to come participate in an interactive workshop focused on energy and electrification measures. A second Ventura County based workshop in July and a tri-lingual online survey are also planned. […]

Peninsula Center Library to be powered by 100% clean energy in 2020

The Peninsula Center Library, in Rolling Hills Estates, will be powered by 100% renewable energy in 2020, increasing its reliance on the Clean Power Alliance energy provider. The Palos Verdes Library District announced the decision to increase its current 50% tier in a statement late last month. The special district, which operates the library as […]

Solar energy company says solar, batteries can replace LADWP’s gas power plants

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced back in February that LADWP would phase out three natural gas power plants located along the coast over the next decade, customers started asking how the utility company would make up for that lost power. The three power plants represent 38% of the city’s current natural gas portfolio. The residential […]