FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2016
Contact: Dan Lieberman
Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) is pleased to announce that it has launched its 2016 Request for Offers (“RFO”) for Product from Eligible Renewable Resources. With this RFO, PCE is expanding its purchase of clean, renewable energy for the residents and businesses of San Mateo County. Information and documents regarding the RFO can be found in the Documents section of the RFO website, https://pcerfo.accionpower.com.
“PCE will on-board almost 300,000 electricity customers over the next seven months, and will serve them with at least 50% renewable energy, at rates that are competitive with our incumbent utility.” said CEO Jan Pepper. “This RFO signals growing market demand for more affordable, cleaner electricity to serve a large constituency of Bay Area customers.”
This RFO seeks offers for generating resources certified by the California Energy Commission as Eligible Renewable Resources. The RFO is open to renewable electric energy generating facilities with a generating capacity not less than 1 megawatt. Additional offer qualification criteria can be found in the RFO. The Offer Submittal Deadline is Monday, November 7, 2016, 12:00 pm (noon) Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT).
About Peninsula Clean Energy
Peninsula Clean Energy is a public, locally-controlled electricity provider that gives all PG&E electric customers (residential, commercial, and municipal) in San Mateo County the choice of having 50% to 100% of their electricity supplied from clean, renewable sources at competitive rates. The Peninsula Clean Energy Authority, formed in March 2016, is a joint powers authority made up of the County of San Mateo and the 20 cities in the County. This joint powers authority was formed to provide the residents and businesses in San Mateo County with a cleaner and greener choice in where their energy is sourced.
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