This fall, the Institute for Local Government (ILG) recognized the City of Palmdale for its commitment to renewable energy and sustainability by awarding the City three Platinum Beacon awards. Palmdale’s recognition is well-deserved, as the City has taken meaningful steps to increase its clean power options.
With the recent launch of the Santa Barbara Home Power Program, all Santa Barbara residents will have access to affordable solar power and battery storage. Santa Barbara Clean Energy (SBCE) has partnered with Electriq Power to provide residents with fully financed residential solar microgrids that will help residents meet and supply their home’s individual energy demand.
Pomona Choice Energy, CalChoice Associate Member and the City of Pomona’s locally managed energy provider, celebrated its two-year anniversary on October 1, 2022. Pomona Choice Energy currently serves 36,092 residential customers and 5,116 commercial and industrial customers throughout the City.
The California Choice Energy Authority’s (CalChoice) All-Member Meeting on Thursday, September 29 brought together Associate Members and partners in Lancaster, home of CalChoice Associate Member Lancaster Energy (LE), for in-depth discussion about regulatory affairs affecting Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs).
The City of Ontario continues full steam ahead with “Smart Ontario,” an initiative improving safety, efficiency and connectivity through the modernization of energy infrastructure at 26 facilities, including the Ontario Convention Center and Toyota Arena.
The City of La Mirada began working on a comprehensive energy infrastructure modernization program in May 2021. The goals of the program are to modernize aging energy infrastructure, improve comfort and safety of facilities, and reduce operating expenditures.
California Choice Energy Authority (CalChoice) looks forward to the launch of its eighth associate member, Energy for Palmdale’s Independent Choice (EPIC), this Fall. EPIC will become the City of Palmdale’s default energy provider for residential customers on October 1, 2022 and will begin serving commercial customers on March 1, 2023.
Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME), the City of Pico Rivera’s locally managed public energy service, celebrated its five-year anniversary on September 1, 2022. PRIME currently serves 15,205 residential customers and 1,706 commercial customers throughout the City.