Tag: clean power

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California CCAs Form Joint Buying Group, Creating Big-Time Power Purchaser

February 9, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Community choice aggregators (CCAs) have become a formidable player in California’s electricity markets, taking over the role of supplying electricity to millions of customers from the state’s investor-owned utilities, announcing big-time clean energy contracts and pushing regulators to add flexibility […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US Voluntary Clean Power Sales Keep Surging, With More Than a Little Help From Utilities

November 11, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Millions of retail electricity customers in the United States buy voluntary clean power, meaning renewable energy beyond what load-serving entities such as utilities otherwise provide. These clean power sales have surged in the past decade: According to data collected and […]

Electric Utility, Public Institutions, Public Utilities, Public Works

Santa Barbara Schools Get Solar-Battery Backup, Saving Money at the Same Time

October 13, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Santa Barbara’s public school system is finalizing a solar microgrid project that could set a model for investment in clean backup power. Purveyors of carbon-free backup power have struggled for years to convince customers to pay for resilience. But a […]