Replace Peevey as President of the CPUC

On January 3, 2012, the Local Clean Energy Alliance called on Governor Jerry Brown to replace Michael Peevey as president of the California Public Utilities Commission. "In the ten years he has held that position," said a letter sent by the Alliance to the Governor, "Peevey has turned the CPUC into an agency that has stood for the interests of investor-owned utilities (IOUs) against the interests of ratepayers and the public."

Join the Call to Action for Energy Democracy!!

The Local Clean Energy Alliance has joined the Call to Action for Energy Democracy initiated by Solar Done Right, an advocacy organization devoted to protecting desert ecology and promoting local renewable electricity generation.

Residential Energy Projects: Taking On-Bill Repayment to Scale in California

Jamie Fine of the Environmental Defense Fund was guest speaker at the Local Clean Energy Alliance's November 17, 2011 membership meeting, speaking on a proposed state-wide program for financing home energy improvements. On-bill repayment for energy upgrades and/or clean energy installations would allow homeowners and renters to make energy improvements without having to provide any cash up front--financing would be paid back through utility bills.

January 19th General Meeting - Community Solar Gardens II

About 25 people gathered on Thursday, January 19 at the monthly meeting of the Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA) to discuss the report of a small task force assembled by the LCEA to evaluate the potential of SB 843 (the Community-Based Renewale Energy Self-Generation Program) for promoting community solar gardens. The Preliminary Analysis can be found here.


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