Wednesday, May 17, 2017

USA, California: New Community Choice Aggregation Will Be Biggest in Golden State

San Jose City Council approves new community choice energy plan, the largest in California (The Mercury News)

San Jose on Tuesday became the largest California city to launch “community choice energy” — an alternative electricity provider that environmentalists say will save money and reduce pollution linked to climate change.

The City Council unanimously approved the new utility program, San José Clean Energy (SJCE), at Tuesday’s council meeting. The “CCE” program would begin next spring and would be among eight statewide that offer residents an alternative to traditional utilities like Pacific Gas & Electric.

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Community Choice Aggregation in California - An Opportunity for the Geothermal Industry [July/August 2016 Bulletin] by Paul Brophy, Past-President, Geothermal Resources Council, and Vice-Chair, Business Operations Committee, Sonoma Clean Power.