Bright Choice rates now 3% below PG&E

We've increased the discount for Bright Choice, lowered the premium for Renewable 100, and have a lot more exciting budget news.

Learn more about EBCE's 2022-2023 budget
Residents

Compare Your Options

East Bay residents are now enjoying cleaner energy at lower rates. Choose from different service plan options, including 100% renewable energy and a lower-cost basic plan or return to PG&E bundled service.

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The following comparison is for an average residential customer on the E-TOU-C (Time-of-Use) rate schedule. A detailed breakdown of rates is available here (PDF).

Bright Choice: Price: 3% below PG&E rates
Renewable 100: Price: 3/4 cent per kWh above PG&E rates

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Wind Solar Hydro Biomass & Biowaste, Geothermal, Eligible Hydroelectric

Other or Unspecified Natural Gas Nuclear

Renewable 100

100% California solar & wind energy

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100% eligible renewable
Price: 3/4 cent per kilowatt hour above PG&E rates

$ 138 .53

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $51.09 electric generation
  • $77.14 electric delivery
  • $10.30 additional fees

Bright Choice

Our basic plan

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42.3% eligible renewable energy
Price: 3% below PG&E rates

$ 134 .06

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $46.62 electric generation
  • $77.14 electric delivery
  • $10.30 additional fees

PG&E

For comparison, your previous basic plan

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48.7% eligible renewable energy
(88% carbon-free including 39% nuclear)

$ 134 .63

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $47.19 electric generation
  • $77.14 electric delivery
  • $10.30 additional Fees

Figures reflect EBCE’s actual power mix from 2021 (most recently published).

*Based on an average E-TOU-C (Time-of-Use) customer using 390 kWh/month.

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City Plan
Albany Renewable 100
Berkeley Renewable 100
County of Alameda Bright Choice
Dublin Renewable 100
Emeryville Bright Choice ( Renewable 100 starting October 2022)
Fremont Bright Choice
Hayward Renewable 100
Livermore Bright Choice
Newark Bright Choice
Oakland Bright Choice
Piedmont Renewable 100
Pleasanton Renewable 100
San Leandro Renewable 100
Tracy Bright Choice
Union City Bright Choice
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