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  • East Bay Community Energy to replace PG&E as Berkeley’s main electricity provider - The Daily Californian — Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín announced Monday that East Bay Community Energy, or EBCE, will replace PG&E in June as the main power provider for Berkeley in an attempt to move toward greener energy. The replacement will occur in 11 cities in Alameda County and in its unincorporated regions. PG&E will still maintain the power grid, respond to power outages and handle customer service and billing. EBCE, however, will be responsible for purchasing electricity from greener sources. “It’s exciting to see this important initiative launch,” said Andy Katz, a member of the board of directors of the ...Read More
  • Berkeley to get a little greener with new alternative to PG&E - BerkeleySide — Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín announced Monday that East Bay Community Energy, or EBCE, will replace PG&E in June as the main power provider for Berkeley in an attempt to move toward greener energy. The replacement will occur in 11 cities in Alameda County and in its unincorporated regions. PG&E will still maintain the power grid, respond to power outages and handle customer service and billing. EBCE, however, will be responsible for purchasing electricity from greener sources. “It’s exciting to see this important initiative launch,” said Andy Katz, a member of the board of directors of the East Bay ...Read More
  • EBCE to Launch for Commercial Customers in June - Alameda County, CA (April 18, 2018) - East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is one step closer to providing clean electricity to unincorporated Alameda County and eleven of its cities: Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Oakland, Piedmont, San Leandro, and Union City. Starting in June, commercial and municipal businesses within the EBCE service area will be automatically enrolled to receive cleaner energy. Residents will be enrolled in November. EBCE will become the electricity provider for the service area, partnering with PG&E for power distribution, customer service, and billing. EBCE is scheduled to provide more renewable energy than PG&E at ...Read More
  • EBCE Released Solicitation for Oakland Clean Energy Initiative - Alameda County, CA (April 13, 2018) - East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is making moves to provide more local clean energy in Alameda County through its solicitation as part of the Oakland Clean Energy Initiative. This initiative, a partnership with PG&E, will use local resources to replace an aging electricity generator in Oakland’s Jack London Square area, which runs on jet fuel, with newer, reliable sources of clean energy. The request for offers will be open until June 15 for providers of distributed energy resources to propose innovative solutions for maintaining local reliability. EBCE will use this solicitation to source ...Read More