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Helps thousands of households install affordable, clean backup amid wildfire power shutoffs Oakland, Redwood City and Sunnyvale, CA – Three Bay Area Community Choice Energy providers have reached an agreement with San Francisco-based Sunrun to install up to roughly 20 megawatts (MW) of emission-free solar and battery backup power to 6,000 households vulnerable to emergency […]
Joint effort supports growing movement for emissions-free new construction Sunnyvale and Redwood City, Calif. – The Peninsula-Silicon Valley Reach Code Initiative Project has been named as a finalist for the Smart Electric Power Alliance’s (SEPA) Power Players Award, for trailblazing work in supporting cities’ consideration and adoption of new building electrification and electric vehicle infrastructure codes […]
Long-term Contracts Will Provide Clean Energy for Years to Come Sunnyvale, Calif. – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) has reached a major milestone in clean energy investment with over $1 billion now committed to building and operating renewable energy generation plants for residents and businesses in Santa Clara County. With the approval of a new […]
Aratina Solar Center is 8minute’s first project with Community Choice Energy providers, delivering clean, reliable, and affordable energy to power 93,000 homes LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA—JUNE 16, 2020: 8minute Solar Energy (8minute) announced that the company has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Monterey Bay Community Power Authority (MBCP) and Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), marking 8minute’s first contract with Community Choice Energy (CCE) […]
125 MW solar + battery storage Monterey, Calif., Sunnyvale, Calif. May 27, 2020 – Today, Community Choice Energy (CCE) providers Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) announced the execution of a 20-year solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage contract with NextEra Energy Yellow Pine Energy Center I, LLC (“Yellow Pine”). The Yellow […]
$791,000 being paid to customers generating excess solar power Santa Clara County, Calif. – Throughout May, Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is paying its solar customers for surplus solar energy produced over the past year. Solar ‘Net Energy Metering’ (NEM) customers having April credit balances greater than $100 will receive payments. More than 2,700 SVCE NEM customers will receive a total of $791,000 in payouts. The SVCE NEM program tracks the difference between the amount of […]
Customer relief, workforce training & community resilience Santa Clara County, Calif. – Building upon its April 2020 decision to allocate $10 million to COVID relief efforts, on May 13 the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Board of Directors approved new programs for customer relief, workforce training and community resiliency. The goal of these programs is to provide immediate […]
MCE Solar One Recognized in the Environmental Project Category in Partnership with City of Richmond and RichmondBUILD SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE will be the recipient of Acterra’s 2020 Business Environmental Award in the Environmental Project category, along with the City of Richmond and RichmondBUILD, for its partnership on the MCE Solar One project, a […]
TRC will help support MCE’s community and vulnerable customer resiliency efforts SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE is pleased to announce TRC as our partner to develop and implement an innovative, dispatchable, behind-the-meter battery energy storage resiliency program for MCE customers. MCE’s Energy Storage Program will deploy 15 megawatt hours of customer-sited storage throughout […]
Spring 2020 applications to focus on resilience and COVID recovery Sunnyvale, Calif. – Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) selected three program proposals to fund from the second round of Innovation Onramp, SVCE’s grant program that seeks to address key technical, market and policy barriers to achieving deep decarbonization. This round of funding targets innovative mobility […]