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 »

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target – Two Years Ahead of Schedule

UC Berkeley Reaches Climate Target - Two Years Ahead of Schedule
Congratulations to UC Berkeley, whose campus sustainability leaders announced this month that they had successfully met their target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2014! As they completed their audit for 2012, they found that they are now 7% below 1990 levels. How did they do it? They attributed the reductions to… Read more »