South Bay Clean Power

MALIBU CITY COUNCIL BECOMES NEXT CITY TO GIVE SBCP PLAN A CHANCE

Despite offers from LA County to become the first city to join their County Choice Energy, yet another city has chosen to weigh the County’s business plan against our South Bay Clean Power business plan to evaluate and… Read More

Torrance City Council Votes to Review South Bay Clean Power Business Plan

Last night at the Torrance City Council meeting Council voted 6-1 to approve their City Manager’s recommendations that they: 1) Receive and file the South Bay Clean Power (SBCP) Working Group’s draft Joint Powers Authority Agreement, Business Plan, and… Read More

Yesterday’s CCA Panel at the Greentech Media California’s Distributed Energy Forum

Greetings from San Francisco where yesterday, South Bay Clean Power’s Acting Chair,  Joe Galliani, spoke on the Community Choice Aggregation panel moderated by GTM’s ace reporter, Julia Pyper, with fellow panelists, Becky Menten, Director of Customer Programs for… Read More

City of West Hollywood Votes to Review SBCP Business Plan and Draft JPA

Last night the City of West Hollywood joined Torrance and Santa Monica in asking City Staff to review and report back on our South Bay Clean Power Business Plan and draft Joint Powers Authority agreement.  The City wisely… Read More

City of Torrance First To Join New Advisory Committee

Just after midnight last night the Torrance City Council reviewed and voted on a motion to officially join the South Bay Clean Power (SBCP) Advisory Committee. The Ad Hoc SBCP Working Group is now evolving into an Advisory… Read More

South Bay Clean Power Makes Its Case To Cities

Innovative Distributed Energy Resource Model Presented This was the week that was for Community Choice Aggregation programs state wide and it all began on the first day of the week right here in Los Angeles County, in the… Read More

Thank You, Senator Ben Allen!

Two years ago, in August of 2014, then candidate for State Senate, Ben Allen, posed for the photo above with then Manhattan Beach Mayor, Amy Thomas Howorth, and new Chair of the South Bay Clean Power Working Group, Joe Galliani. Flash forward… Read More

Thank you, Howard Choy

We want to thank LA County’s General Manager of Sustainability, Howard Choy, for his comments on the record, recognizing our organization’s role in starting the LA County CCA initiative. Here is Mr. Choy speaking to the Long Beach… Read More

The Los Angeles County CCA Feasibility Study & Business Plan

Here it is, released Thursday night.   We are amused that the words “South Bay Clean Power” are nowhere to be found in this document since the LA County Program is the result of our efforts and began at… Read More

NEW VIDEO: CCA in LA in Less Than Three Minutes

We are proud to have collaborated with our labor partners at the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 11, and their Labor Management Cooperative Committee in… Read More

Marin Clean Energy Continues to Grow & Lower Rates 6 Years After Launch

Showing impressive growth six years after it launched in 2010, Marin Clean Energy’s CCA today added added seven (7) more cities to its Community Choice Power program.  The cities of Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Napa, American Canyon, St. Helena, Calistoga… Read More

Supervisor Kuehl’s Statement on Community Choice Aggregation

I was very happy to be the sponsor of the motion recently passed, co-authored by Supervisor Knabe, to begin taking steps to establish a County Community Choice Aggregation program for our unincorporated areas. CCAs represent a significant opportunity… Read More