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What you need to know about Clean Power Alliance, SoCal’s newest electric company

Southern California Edison has been the region’s dominant electric utility for more than a century. But for nearly 1 million homes across the Southland, the days of Edison’s monopoly are ending. Clean Power Alliance is becoming the default energy provider this month for residents of 29 cities, as well as unincorporated parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. […]

Alliance will provide clean, competitive energy

Ventura County has become one of the largest communities in the nation to adopt 100 percent clean, renewable energy. With the arrival of the Clean Power Alliance, the county and many of its cities are dramatically reducing emissions in a simple and cost-effective way. Last month, residents received the first of four mailers about the launch […]

Six paths to 100% renewables for Los Angeles

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is evaluating six scenarios for the Los Angeles grid to reach 100% renewable or zero-carbon electricity by 2045 or sooner, and an advisory group is providing input.  The “LA Leads” scenario, for example, would reach 100% zero-carbon electricity (including existing nuclear) by 2035—ten years earlier than state policy under […]

You might be one of the nearly 1 million people automatically enrolled in renewable energy plans Feb. 1

In the ’70s, it was not uncommon to be approached by free-spirited enviros wearing tie-dye shirts and Birkenstocks preaching the benefits of solar energy, getting off the grid and saving the planet. Today, bureaucrats wearing suits working out of shared office space in Pershing Square soon will be offering almost 1 million residential customers in […]

How Los Angeles can use proofs of concept to lead California’s energy revolution

Back in September, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that targets moving all of California’s electricity to clean power sources by 2045. It’s an ambitious goal and one that is definitely within reach if our utilities, power generators and legislators take the right steps to determine the most effective infrastructure updates and mix of energy sources and […]

Southern California Edison Increases Plug-In Vehicle Rebate To $1000 For 2019

California utility Southern California Edison has increased the rebate available to customers who purchase or lease a new or used plug-in vehicle on or after January 1st, 2019 through its Clean Fuel Reward Program. The increase raises the maximum funds available through the impressive rebate from $450 to $1,000 for 2019 and stacks on top of […]

Ventura County energy bills in 2019: How they’re changing (and why they’ll go up)

By now, residents throughout Ventura County may have gotten a notice about a new energy provider heading their way next year. If not, it will be arriving soon. “Welcome! You will soon enjoy the advantages of clean, renewable power at competitive rates!” the notice reads. “Clean Power Alliance is your new electricity supply provider.” Starting in February, CPA, […]

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 […]