Sonoma Clean Power

Timeline

Updated February 2014

Notes:

  • Hyperlinks lead to documents, information, or media stories about each item
  • Items in italics are planned but have not yet occurred

 

2002 CCA Law Assembly Bill 117 (Migden) enacted
2003 to 2005 CPUC CCA Rulemaking
July 5, 2005 Climate Protection Campaign (CPC) identifies CCA in White Paper as key means of rapidly reducing greenhouse gases at scale
December 15, 2005 CCA available to local governments
2007 CPC arranges to have County file intent to pursue CCA and request load data; SCWA funds load data requests filed with PG&E and CPUC
April 2008 CPC begins BAAQMD-funded project laying groundwork for CCA
October 2008 CCA featured prominently in Sonoma County Community Climate Action Plan
December 2008 Marin Energy Authority established
2009 Renewable Energy Secure Communities Project (RESCO) launched (completed March 2013)
May 2010 Marin Clean Energy program begins serving customers
June 2010 Proposition 16 defeated
February 2011 CPC arranges for Charles McGlashan, Marin Energy Authority, to present CCA to policymakers
March 22, 2011 SCWA funds/initiates CCA Feasibility Study
April 2011 CCA Steering Committee initiated; all cities invited to participate by sending a representative
April 25, 2011 RCPA CCA Study Session at Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management and Department
July 11, 2011 Presentation to Petaluma City Council by SCWA regarding CCA Feasibility Study
July 12, 2011 Presentation to Santa Rosa City Council by SCWA regarding CCA Feasibility Study
July 18, 2011 Presentation  to Sonoma City Council by SCWA regarding CCA Feasibility Study
August 10, 2011 Presentation to Cotati City Council by SCWA to regarding CCA Feasibility Study
August 23, 2011 Presentation to Rohnert Park City Council by SCWA regarding CCA Feasibility Study
September 6, 2011 Presentation to Sebastopol City Council by SCWA regarding CCA Feasibility Study
September 2011 Senate Bill 790 (Leno) enacted, strengthening original CCA law
October 13, 2011 CCA Feasibility Study published
October 18, 2011 SCWA Board  gives “green light” to newly named “Sonoma Clean Power” and directs further evaluation
November 2, 2011 Presentation to the Windsor Town Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
November 14, 2011 Presentation to the RCPA by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
November 21, 2011 Presentation to the Sonoma City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
November 22, 2011 Presentation to the Rohnert Park City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
December 6, 2011 Presentation to the Santa Rosa City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
December 19, 2011 Presentation to the Petaluma City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
January 11, 2012 Presentation to the Cotati City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
January 17, 2012 Presentation to the Sebastopol City Council by SCWA on Feasibility Study findings and next steps
April 10, 2012 SCWA Board meeting: SCP goals set, Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) and Implementation Plan (IP), and Request for Information (RFI) initiated
May/June 2012 Residential and Commercial market surveys conducted
July 2012 Draft JPA circulated among cities
July 24, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Santa Rosa
August 8, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Cotati
August 14, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Rohnert Park
August 15, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Windsor
August 20, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Sonoma
August 28, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Cloverdale
September 4, 2012 Update on Sonoma Clean Power – Sebastopol
October 13, 2012 Draft Implementation Plan released
Dec 4, 2012 JPA “Sonoma Clean Power Authority” formed between County and Water Agency
December 11, 2012 County Ordinance adopted
December 18, 2012 Draft Implementation Plan Executive Summary published
Feb 22, 2013 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Energy Service Providers (ESPs) issued
April 8, 2013 ESP responses received
Mid April 2013 Evaluate proposals
April 23, 2013 Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting – authorize staff to implement program
April/May 2013 Present rate estimates to cities
Late April 2013 Hire marketing consultant
May 8, 2013 Cloverdale receives presentation on estimated rates, votes to not join SCP
May 14, 2013 Rohnert Park City Council receives presentation on estimates rates
May 15, 2013 Windsor receives presentation on estimated rates, is the first city to vote to join SCP
May 20, 2013 Petaluma receives presentation on estimated rates
May 2013 Peer review consultant begins work
May 22, 2013 Cotati receives presentation of estimated rates
June 11, 2013 Santa Rosa holds Study Session on SCP
June 11, 2013 Rohnert Park votes to not join SCP
June 12, 2013 City of Sonoma receives presentation on estimated rates
June 17, 2013 SCP on agenda at Sonoma City Council
June 18, 2013 SCP on agenda at Sebastopol City Council
June 26, 2013 Cotati votes to join SCP
June 30 to Dec. 2013 Marketing campaign begins
July 2, 2013 SCP on the agenda at Santa Rosa city council
July 2, 2013 Sebastopol City Council votes to join SCP
July 8, 2013 SCP Steering Committee – announcement from Chair: purpose of committee fulfilled; no further meetins
July 9, 2013 Santa Rosa votes to join SCP
July 15, 2013 City of Sonoma votes to join SCP
July 25, 2013 First meeting of the Sonoma Clean Power Authority Board of Directors
July 25, 2013 SCP Joint Powers Agreement published
July 29, 2013 SCP public information meeting – City of Sonoma
August 12, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Town of Windsor
August 15, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors Meeting
August 15, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Cotati
August 19, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Sebastopol
August 26, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Bodega
August 26, 2013 SCP Implementation Plan published
August 29, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Guerneville
September 4, 2013 SCP public information meeting – Santa Rosa
September 5, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
September 19, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
October 3, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
October 17, 2013 SCPA/BOC/RAC joint meeting
October 25, 2013 SCP BOC meeting
October 29, 2013 SCP BOC meeting
November 7, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
November 18, 2013 SCP BOC meeting
November 21, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
December 4, 2013 SCP RAC meeting
December 7, 2013 Sea Ranch Forum
December 17, 2013 SCP Joint BOC/RAC meeting
December 19, 2013 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
January 8, 2014 SCP RAC meeting
January 9, 2014 SCPA Board of Directors meeting
January 21, 2014 SCP BOC Meeting – First meeting to discuss local energy resource development
January 27, 2014 Phase 1 enrollment notices mailed
January 27, 2014 Call Center Opens
February 6, 2014 SCPA Board Meeting
February 13, 2014 Resource Planning Workshop – Sonoma
February 20, 2014 Resource Planning Workshop – Santa Rosa
February 26, 2014 SCP BOC meeting
March 1, 2014 Resource Planning Workshop – Sebastopol
March 20, 2014 SCPA Board Meeting
March 26, 2014 SCP BOC Meeting
April 3, 2014 SCPA Board meeting
April 23, 2014 SCP BOC meeting
May 2014 Begin Phase 1 Service
May 1, 2014 SCPA Board meeting

 

 

 

 

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