Business of Local Energy Symposium (CCA Symposium) – June 4-5

“Join the Center for Climate Protection, the Local Government Commission and the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) at the 2018 Business of Local Energy Symposium! For the past four years, Community Choice Agency (CCA) experts and leaders from across the state have gathered to discuss accelerating CCA adoption, sharing best practices, and creating more benefits for local communities. We bring together policymakers, practitioners,…

2018 Business of Clean Energy Symposium – June 4-5

“Join Community Choice Agency (CCA) experts and leaders from across the state on June 5th for a day-long event about accelerating CCA adoption, sharing best practices, and creating more benefits for our communities. There will also be a pre-symposium workshop on the afternoon of June 4th on distributed energy resource projects that build local resiliency,…

Does C-C-A spell the end of the regulated electric utility in California?

“By the end of 2017, a third or more of California’s investor-owned utility (IOU) customers will get electricity from alternative sources and/or providers and there will be 915,000 CCA customers. But that is just the beginning, according to a recent white paper from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The counties of San Diego (3.3 million) and Los…

Customer Choice Informal Public Workshop – Oct. 31

SAVE THE DATE! Informal Public Workshop on California Customer Choice: An Evaluation of Regulatory Framework Options for an Evolving Electric Market   Workshop Information: Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Time: 9am – 5pm Location: State Capitol, Room 4203; Sacramento, CA  95814 *Webcast information will be provided closer to the date of the workshop  Additional information and detailed agenda…

Silicon Valley Clean Energy Board Approves to Start Operation 2017, Providing 100% Clean Energy at Lower Rates

Per Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s July 14th press release: The Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCE), a partnership of 12 local governments, will bring its residents and businesses 100% carbon free electricity at lower costs when it begins operation in 2017. On July 13th, SVCE’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the plan. (more…)

Lancaster Choice Energy Receives $1.47 Million CEC Grant

As shared by Lancaster Choice Energy, “Lancaster Choice Energy, the City of Lancaster’s very own locally-run clean energy power program, was recently awarded a $1.47 million dollar grant by the California Energy Commission. The grant serves as a way for (more…)