East Bay, it’s our turn to choose Clean Power! Alameda County Vote on CCA 8/2

East Bay, it’s our turn to choose Clean Power! Alameda County Vote on CCA 8/2
On Tuesday, August 2, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will vote on the formation of East Bay Community Energy, a community choice aggregation (CCA) program, also known as community choice energy (CCE).  Aggregate what? In this case, electricity. CCA is a wonky name for group purchasing electricity. Community choice aggregation allows local governments to… Read more »

East Bay Express’s Local Economy Issue Highlights Local Energy Program for Alameda County

East Bay Express's Local Economy Issue Highlights Local Energy Program for Alameda County
East Bay Express has featured a game-changing energy initiative for their Local Economy issue this week: Alameda County’s plan to create its own renewable energy supply to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs. Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs empower local governments to source their own power supply for customers within their area, while… Read more »

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, the David Brower Center, Ecology Center, and City of Berkeley at a panel discussion on Community Choice Energy. Learn about Alameda County’s plans to create a non-profit Community Choice Energy program with the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create green jobs and provide stable electricity rates for Berkeley… Read more »

No on AB 2145: Stop the Monopoly Power Grab

No on AB 2145: Stop the Monopoly Power Grab
The Senate Energy Committee is voting today, June 23rd on AB 2145. If passed, the bill would make it harder for local renewable energy programs to get started, securing the monopoly existing utilities hold on our energy services. A “no” vote at this committee would stop it in its tracks. The vote will be at… Read more »

Local, Clean Energy, in Berkeley? We Can Do It, 2/18/14

Local, Clean Energy, in Berkeley? We Can Do It, 2/18/14
Imagine if you had a choice where your energy came from. Imagine if it could be cleaner, greener, and more affordable. Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition for an exciting discussion of  “Community Choice Energy”: what it is, how it can bring local, renewable energy resources to the East Bay, and how it can generate… Read more »