• Best practices for developing and operating Community Choice agencies
  • Collaborative Partnerships: their importance and limitations
  • Legislation to watch
  • Update on the PCIA (exit fee) Phase 2 proceeding and other critical regulatory proceedings
  • Optimizing operations: better load forecasting, data management, scheduling, and advanced risk management
  • How CCAs are serving the disadvantaged in their communities
  • How to effectively integrate Distributed Energy Resource deployment into your portfolio
  • Storage: the rising star that can make variable energy sources shine
  • Local programs that pay for themselves
  • Decarbonizing the building sector
  • Electrifying the transportation sector
  • Big data management: knitting it all together for an optimized energy ballet
  • Starting a Community Choice agency: procurement, risk assessment, financing, community outreach, and operations
  • What are the needs of large customers and are CCAs meeting them?
  • Integrating distribution system planning, energy resource planning and city/county planning for electrification and resilience: who are the key players and how do they collaborate?
  • Cutting edge research into advanced rate structure design and distributed energy resource building Energy Optimization in CCA service territories
  • What does California’s future energy system look like? What role do CCAs play? What if the private utilities exit the retail energy business? Who should be Provider of last resort?

Impressions of the Symposium through the years

Supportive Foundations


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