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CCAs Battle Ramps Up With Dueling News Conferences

The City of San Diego has a lot to consider when it comes to its energy future. If Community Choice Aggregation or CCAs is passed by the City Council in January, it would essentially empower those elected officials to purchase energy for the city, not SDG&E. SDG&E would still maintain their infrastructure, still conduct meter […]

Sempra Services Video Leaves out Key Facts on Community Choice

The San Diego City Council faces a crucial vote in January on whether to move forward with community choice aggregation, or CCA. This kind of program allows local governments, rather than private utility companies, to decide where their residents’ electricity comes from. San Diego sees it as one way to reach its goal of 100 […]

Chula Vista 4th City in San Diego County to Adopt 100% Clean Energy Goal

The city of Chula Vista has cemented its status as a climate leader in the region by adopting a Climate Action Plan with a commitment to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2035. It joins the cities of San Diego, Del Mar, and Solana Beach in committing to that goal, and sets the region on […]

Chula Vista Becomes 4th City in San Diego County to Adopt 100% Clean Energy Goal

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2017— Huge congratulations are in order for the City of Chula Vista, which has cemented its status as a climate leader in our region by adopting a Climate Action Plan with a commitment to achieve 100% clean energy by 2035. They join the cities of San Diego, Del Mar, and Solana Beach in […]

Opinion: Community Choice Energy Starts with Community

In the coming months, the City of San Diego will have an opportunity to start healing our warming world. Across California, people have been offered a choice – cleaner, cheaper energy or the same polluting electricity we use today. That choice, that opportunity and that freedom is called Community Choice Energy (CCE) and it may […]

San Diego County Democratic Party Unanimously Endorses Community Choice Energy

  SAN DIEGO, September 20, 2017— Climate Action Campaign is excited to announce that the San Diego County Democratic Party has unanimously endorsed Community Choice Energy in the city of San Diego. Together, we are taking meaningful steps to help offer families the freedom of energy choice, reduce energy costs, increase the use of local […]

Local Businesses, Civic Leaders Form Group in Opposition of Community Choice Energy

CPX Editor’s Note: Clear the Air Coalition is a product of the CPUC approved and shareholder-funded marketing arm of SDG&E’s parent company, Sempra Energy.  This post includes an audio stream from a KPBS Midday Edition interview with two members of the Clear the Air Coalition: Ruben Barrales of the Latino Leadership & Policy Forum and Lani […]

3 Things to Watch as the City Ponders a Major Power Switch

It’s fair to say that public power agencies are taking the state by storm. They are known as community choice aggregators, or CCAs. Dozens of cities across the state are talking about parting ways with their local power companies. Eight other local governments, mostly in Northern California, already have. San Diego is one of the […]

Clear the Air Coalition Launches in San Diego

CPX Editor’s Note: Clear the Air Coalition is a product of the CPUC approved and shareholder-funded marketing arm of SDG&E’s parent company, Sempra Energy.  Clear the Air Coalition September 14, 2017 A new coalition, Clear the Air, has been formed to urge the City of San Diego to achieve its ambitious Climate Action goals in […]

Tom Steyer’s Message on Climate Change Comes to San Diego

More than 400 San Diegans arrived at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Hillcrest Thursday evening to hear an energetic message on clean energy and climate action from advocate and philanthropist Tom Steyer. Organized by the grassroots climate action organization SanDiego350, the talk was open to the public and co-sponsored by more than 20 local community groups. […]