East Bay Community Energy Launches!

November 14, 2018 No Comments

After years of planning and preparation, and countless hours of hard work by hundreds of stakeholders, East Bay Community Energy has officially launched! We began serving commercial, industrial, and public accounts on June 1. Those 55,000 customers consume about 63 percent of the total energy we will serve when fully operational. Residential customers, about 37 […]

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Relief is On the Way for West Oakland Air Quality

November 14, 2018 No Comments

There is an odd building near Jack London Square in Oakland.  On the street side, the building looks somewhat classical, with tall arches reaching up to a crenellated portico. But viewed from the other side, from the Inner Harbor waterfront, you see it’s real mission — black smokestacks betray the home of three power generators […]

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Customers Are Opting Up to Cleaner Energy

November 14, 2018 No Comments

EBCE serves clean energy, but customers can opt up to even cleaner choices, through the Brilliant 100 and Renewable 100 options. Our three levels of power products have different mixes of renewable and carbon-free sources. (By “renewable” we mean sources that are eligible for the state renewables portfolio standard, like wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and […]

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Faces of EBCE — Nick Chaset

November 13, 2018 No Comments

Nick Chaset has energy in his blood. The EBCE CEO is the son of two lawyers with decades of experience in energy and telecom. His father, Larry Chaset, spent time at the Air Resources Board and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and helped pursue refunds after the 2000-01 Western power crisis while on […]

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In the News

November 12, 2018 No Comments

New energy provider begins this month in Alameda County, East Bay Times, November 13 East Bay Community Energy, launching this month, promises greener and in some cases less expensive service to about 568,000 Pacific Gas & Electricity customers, who are getting automatically enrolled as a result of their local city council or county supervisors joining […]

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