Cleaner Electricity. Lower Rates. Community Benefits.

East Bay Community Energy, also known as EBCE, is the new local electricity supplier in Alameda County. EBCE will provide cleaner, greener energy at competitive rates to our customers. EBCE will reinvest earnings back into the community to create local green energy jobs, local programs, and clean power projects.

In Alameda County, we know powerful and lasting change comes from the ground up. That’s why the County and 11 of its cities have come together to create a cleaner, greener energy supply for our communities. EBCE member cities include Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Oakland, Piedmont, San Leandro, and Union City.

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buy and build cleaner energy

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deliver energy, repair lines, handle billing

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Community Innovation Grants for community-based non-profit organizations

East Bay Community Energy launches $160k Community Innovation Grant Program to award up to $40,000 for energy-related projects. To see if your non-profit organization is eligible to apply, visit here.

Demand Response Programs at EBCE

EBCE executed a demand response pilot program during summer 2018, paying out over $100,000 to commercial customers that cut demand during peak periods. The program was modeled on PG&E’s Peak Day Pricing, where customers respond to day-ahead notifications of hours of expected high demand. Cutting demand at those peak times helps with grid stability and reduces costs for all customers, not just those who respond. EBCE is expanding the program in 2019 to customers on A10, E19, and E20 rate schedules. EBCE customers may also participate in 3rd party demand response programs.


Apr 19 Fri

Kaiser Oakland Friday Farmer’s Market and Earth Day Fair

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Oakland

Apr 20 Sat

City of Albany & Watershed Project Shoreline Cleanup

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Albany

More Events

Local Benefits

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Lower Rates

EBCE offers a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable energy service with rates that are competitive or better than PG&E. We’re committed to keeping costs as low as possible for all of our customers.

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Local Investment

As a not-for-profit public agency, EBCE is accountable to its communities and customers. EBCE will reinvest earnings back into the community to create local green energy jobs, local programs, and clean power projects.

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Choosing renewable and carbon-free energy is an easy, economical way to reduce your carbon footprint. EBCE is the single most effective service for cities to reach their climate action goals.

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Your power. Your choice. Customers will have a choice of three clean power services—each with a different percentage of renewable and carbon-free electricity, including a 100% clean energy option!

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