Bill Protection for Time-of-Use Rates

In May 2021, most residential electricity customers in Alameda County were placed on Time of Use rates as part of a statewide transition to support more renewable energy. The transition included a year of bill protection, which has now concluded.

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Alec Ward

Associate Policy Manager

Alec manages EBCE’s participation in federal and state legislative and regulatory policy matters. Prior to joining EBCE, Alec served the California Public Utilities Commission, leading the Public Advocates Office’s engagement in rooftop solar and paired storage proceedings and regulating California’s largest electrical utilities. He previously worked at the Nature Conservancy, where he led initiatives to create policies and lobby federal officials on issues spanning climate change, renewable energies, and the preservation of public lands and waters. He worked on climate and clean energy policies in former positions at the White House, U.S. Senate, and advocacy and congressional campaigns.

Alec holds a B.A from the University of Virginia and a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University.

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