Thursday, June 2, 2016

USA, California: Community Choice Aggregator to Begin Operations Next Year

Portola Valley council to set baseline of 100% green electricity (The Almanac)

Peninsula Clean Energy launches in April 2017 serving communities in San Mateo County, south of San Francisco

Portola Valley's Town Council approved a plan on May 25 that will have the greenest baseline possible in effect when a program launches in April 2017 offering residents renewable sources of electricity, including geothermal, as alternatives to the sources used by Pacific Gas & Electric company.

By unanimous vote, the council's action assigns households in Portola Valley to the greenest of two choices -- 100 percent of electricity from renewable sources or 50 percent -- expected to be on offer from the countywide Peninsula Clean Energy program.

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