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Los Angeles sets dramatic new goals for electric cars and clean buildings

Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a sweeping plan for a more sustainable Los Angeles on Monday, calling for dramatic changes to the car culture, buildings and air quality of America’s second-largest city. The mayor’s sustainability plan imagines a city where, by the mid-2030s, 80% of the cars run on electricity or zero-emission fuel, 80% of the […]

Southern California Edison Picks 195MW Battery Portfolio in Place of Puente Gas Plant

What started as a routine gas plant procurement ended as a testament to the changing electrical grid. This week, utility Southern California Edison selected a roster of energy storage projects to supply local capacity needs around the coastal city of Oxnard, instead of the 262-megawatt natural-gas peaker plant it had chosen previously. If regulators give their approval, […]

Report shows LADWP’s lag in solar deployment

It’s hardly a secret that California dominates solar deployment. Not only was the state a pioneer in solar policy and put some of the nation’s first large-scale solar plants online starting in the late 1980s, but it has kept relatively steady policy support while other states have gone back and forth on their commitments. This […]

Electrifying miles and milestones for the Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s buses

It’s not often that a city transit authority gets to look cool and cutting-edge. But sometime next month, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) — a public bus operator that serves a region north of Los Angeles at the bottom tip of the Mojave Desert — will pass a pretty awesome tech and environmental milestone: its electric transit […]

Palmdale moves toward new energy plan

PALMDALE — Palmdale’s road to providing electricity to its residents by forming a Community Choice Aggregation program was further paved Tuesday as the City Council approved a number of measures intended to lay the foundation for the entity that officials hope will mean lower energy bills for residents. The council on March 19 decided to […]

Santa Monica Businesses Transition to Green Power Starting in May

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Beginning May 1, 2019, Santa Monica businesses will begin receiving 100 percent green power. The City of Santa Monica through Clean Power Alliance introduced Santa Monica residents to green power in February 2019. Through the change, electricity delivery and billing will remain with Southern California Edison (SCE), but business customers will […]

Business, Civic Leaders Urge LADWP to Step up Local Solar Goals to Fill Gap from Phased out Power Plants

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 2, 2019–A broad coalition of business, environmental and civic leaders today called on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to increase and accelerate its goals for generating local renewable energy, urging the utility to immediately expand a successful pilot program allowing hundreds of building owners to install rooftop solar panels […]

Clean Power Alliance: Providing clean energy and empowering communities

Established in 2017, Clean Power Alliance (CPA) has quickly become the largest CCA in the nation. CPA currently serves over 900,000 homes and roughly 3.5 million people through Southern California.  Beginning in May 2019, CPA will also provide clean energy to approximately 130,000 businesses as well. As a Community Choice Aggregator (CCA), Clean Power Alliance […]

Big batteries are coming to Southern California

Southern California has embraced solar perhaps more than anywhere else this side of Germany. The results have been dramatic; while California got around 14% from its power from solar in 2018, according to utility renewable portfolio standard filings the portion is even higher in Southern California, All of this solar is exacerbating the duck curve, […]

Irvine Looks to a New Renewable Energy Source

Irvine is considering switching from Southern California Edison to a greener source of power for its residents, ideally at a lower cost. Edison still would deliver the energy and bill its Irvine customers. In September, the Irvine City Council commissioned a feasibility study on this approach, called Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) or Community Choice Energy, […]