New solar farm at landfill to save San Joaquin County on energy costs

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD by leg.mt.gov

A local Community Choice Energy program could keep the ball rolling A new solar farm at Foothill Landfill in Linden has hummed to life, offering $11.9 million in energy cost savings and 5.3MW of clean energy for the San Joaquin County government departments over the next 20 years. It’s a promising development as the City … Read more

The City of Stockton Pursues Community Choice Feasibility Study

The City of Stockton is one step closer to establishing a Community Choice Energy agency (CCA), which would give local residents and businesses an alternative choice in their electricity provider. A Request for Proposal (RFP) for a CCA feasibility study was posted on the City’s website in May. That study will evaluate whether local control … Read more

Power change by changing power

Karen Barnes handles Development for The Climate Center. This summer we continue to work on our newest project, to bring Community Choice Energy to California’s Central Valley. All regions in our state should have access to clean power. Climate and environmental impacts are magnified and debilitating for disenfranchised communities that are disproportionately impacted by higher … Read more