Important Update

Albany, Dublin, Hayward, and Pleasanton are changing their default service plans to Renewable 100 in January.

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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.

Change my Plan
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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).

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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: 1 cent per kilowatt hour above PG&E rates

$ 179 .20

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $42.24 electric generation
  • $109.10 electric delivery
  • $27.86 additional fees

Bright Choice

Our basic plan

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40% eligible renewable energy
Price: 1% below PG&E rates

$ 172 .69

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $35.72 electric generation
  • $109.10 electric delivery
  • $27.86 additional fees

PG&E

For comparison, your previous basic plan

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31% eligible renewable energy
(84% carbon-free including 43% nuclear)

$ 173 .33

AVG. TOTAL COST/MO*

  • $64.23 electric generation
  • $109.10 electric delivery

Figures reflect EBCE’s actual power mix from 2020 (most recently published).

*Based on an average E-TOU-C (Time-of-Use) customer using 587 kWh/month.

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What's your default plan?

CityPlan
AlbanyBrilliant 100 (Renewable 100 starting in January 2022)
BerkeleyBright Choice (Renewable 100 starting March 2022)
County of AlamedaBright Choice
DublinBright Choice (Renewable 100 starting in January 2022)
EmeryvilleBright Choice
FremontBright Choice
HaywardBrilliant 100 (Renewable 100 starting in January 2022)
LivermoreBright Choice
NewarkBright Choice
OaklandBright Choice
PiedmontRenewable 100
PleasantonRenewable 100
San LeandroBright Choice (Renewable 100 starting March 2022)
TracyBright Choice
Union CityBright Choice
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