UPDATE: Berkeley Approves Joining East Bay Community Energy – Community Choice Energy Program Set to Roll Out Fall 2017

UPDATE: Berkeley Approves Joining East Bay Community Energy - Community Choice Energy Program Set to Roll Out Fall 2017
The Berkeley City Council approved joining East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) on Tuesday, November 1st! Goals for the Alameda County program include: EBCE will launch in cities throughout Alameda in Fall 2017. EBCE will be a community-governed power supplier, committed to providing electricity generated from a high percentage of renewable sources such as solar, wind… Read more »

UPDATE: Community Choice Vote Pulled from Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting, 8/2

UPDATE: Community Choice Vote Pulled from Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting, 8/2
UPDATE: Advocates of Community Choice Energy were surprised to learn of an 11th hour decision to pull the discussion and vote from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, August 2nd. Community Choice advocates are still encouraged to speak during public comment, even though the item is no longer on the agenda: 9:45 Read more »

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16
Whether you’ve never attended a public meeting or you are already deep in the trenches, this monthly brief will get you up to speed on Bay Area climate campaigns and next steps for action. Issues include Crude by Rail, Bay Area Coal Exports, BAAQMD Refinery Rules, and Community Choice Energy. These targeted campaigns have impacts… Read more »

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing
On Saturday, the UN’s COP21 conference wrapped up, with island nations rallying around the call “1.5 to stay alive.” The landmark agreement that 195 countries joined acknowledged for the first time that temperature rise can not exceed 2 degrees celsius, and that 1.5 degrees was a target that should be worked toward to avoid catastrophe… Read more »

It’s Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15

It's Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15
The time is right for rooftop solar. But, expiring tax credits and proposed PG&E rate and fee changes are threatening our good deal! Our panel of experts will break it down so you can make smart decisions and lock in your savings now. This free educational event is at 7 PM, Thursday, December 10 at… Read more »