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

Get 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

Pie chart showing PG&E power mix

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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What’s your default plan?

CityPlan
AlbanyRenewable 100
BerkeleyRenewable 100
County of AlamedaBright Choice
DublinRenewable 100
EmeryvilleBright Choice ( Renewable 100 starting October 2022)
FremontBright Choice
HaywardRenewable 100
LivermoreBright Choice
NewarkBright Choice
OaklandBright Choice
PiedmontRenewable 100
PleasantonRenewable 100
San LeandroRenewable 100
TracyBright Choice
Union CityBright Choice
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