CPUC Approves Power Charge Indifference Amount (PCIA)

On December 17th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted to allow PG&E to increase rates on customers receiving energy through Community Choice Aggregation (CCAs). The increase of the Power Charge Indifference Amount (PCIA) was proposed in PG&E’s 2016 Electric Procurement Cost Revenue Requirement Forecast. Developments in analysis of the methodology for the PCIA, which will take…

CPUC Regional Energy Networks (RENs) Evaluation Webinar – and Documents

December 3, 2015 – RENs Webinar Webinar RENs Impact Study ITRON Webinar RENs Value Study ODC PY2013–2014 Regional Energy Networks Value and Effectiveness Study Report draft and appendices are now available and in the public comment period, which (more…)

Distilling AB 802 and SB 350: Coverage on How Energy Savings Are Counted, and Incentivized

Looking for more information on the significance of the recent passing of SB 350 and AB 802 to local government energy efficiency activities? Efficiency.org writer Matt Golden provides a great summary, “New California Laws are a Needed Paradigm Shift for Energy Efficiency.” Given the changes in how incentives are to be provided for energy efficiency,…

San Luis Obispo County Votes to Examine Alternative Energy Sources through CCA with Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

San Luis Obispo County will work with Santa Barbara and Ventura counties as well as the city of San Luis Obispo to find ways to create more energy sources and possibly drive down electricity costs for ratepayers. San Luis Obispo County supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to explore the feasibility of creating a Community Choice Aggregation…

Regional Energy Networks and Community Choice Aggregator Programs Impact Assessment

During the June 9th EM&V Quarterly Stakeholder meeting, some participants expressed interest in accessing and potentially commenting on the Regional Energy Networks and Community Choice Aggregator Programs Impact Assessment Research Plan that was briefly presented upon. The Research Plan has been posted to the Public Documents Area of www.energydataweb.com. Due to the kick-off webinar be rescheduled…

Marin Sustainability Tracker Shares and Encourages EE Progress

The Marin Sustainability Tracker is a new and easy-to-use online tool that shares progress made throughout Marin County on different community goals – including community- and household-level energy use, deployment of solar photovoltaics (PV) and other green energy, deployment of LED streetlights, and participation in energy efficiency and sustainability programs such as PACE programs and…
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