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Oceanside and Vista Select 75% Carbon-Free Energy as Default for Residents and Businesses Enrolled in Clean Energy Alliance

Vista and Oceanside residents and businesses can expect to receive 75% carbon-free energy through Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) next year. At their respective city council meetings this week, the cities of Vista and Oceanside unanimously approved resolutions to adopt Clean Impact Plus—Clean Energy Alliance’s 50% renewable and 75% carbon-free power supply, as the default energy plan for all customers upon CEA’s expansion in the two communities in April.

November 17th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Carlsbad, Del Mar, Escondido, San Marcos, and Solana Beach

The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) in 2022 successfully achieved its primary goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the cities it serves. As demonstrated by CEA's 2022 Power Content Label (PCL) compared to San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) 2022 PCL, CEA’s Emissions Intensity was more than 70% lower than SDG&E’s.

November 14th, 2023|

Demystifying Power Content Labels

Clean Energy Alliance customers receive a Power Content Label (PCL) mailer annually—yours hit your mailbox in early November. At first glance, PCLs may appear confusing. However, once you learn to read them, the labels offer insight into the power your electricity provider purchases and delivers to your home or business. In this article, we break down how to read a PCL, empowering you to make informed choices that contribute to a sustainable future.

November 14th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance Appoints New CEO: Greg Wade

The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) is excited to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Greg Wade. CEO Wade will lead CEA in its mission to empower local communities with access to cleaner energy at competitive rates. “The entire CEA team is excited to welcome Greg as our new CEO,” said CEA Board Chair Dave Druker. “With his [...]

September 29th, 2023|

Energy Bill Literacy: Power Charge Indifference Adjustment (PCIA) Explained

Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) aims to help customers to understand their energy bill. As part of this continued education, we’re highlighting San Diego Gas & Electric’s (SDG&E) exit fee called the power charge indifference adjustment (PCIA). SDG&E assesses the PCIA to ensure that customers are charged for the costs of energy contracted by SDG&E. The PCIA is not a new [...]

June 16th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance Began Serving Cities of San Marcos and Escondido on April 1

The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) officially launched services in the Cities of San Marcos and Escondido on April 1, 2023. CEA is a public, not-for-profit entity that presents an alternative power purchasing option to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE), and brings residents clean energy at competitive rates. Escondido and San Marcos are CEA’s first members to be enrolled after [...]

April 5th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance Explains NEM 2.0 vs NEM 3.0

The Clean Energy Alliance understands Net Energy Metering (NEM) customers want to know the differences between the current NEM 2.0 and the newly approved NEM 3.0. We have broken down the background and how it will affect current and prospective CEA customers. Background On December 15, 2022, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved NEM 3.0, a new policy that [...]

March 9th, 2023|

What You Should Know about Electric Vehicles

At Clean Evergy Alliance, advocating for the shift to renewable energy is our north star. So, it’s no surprise that we’re fans of electric vehicles (EVs). The utilization of EVs plays a crucial role in the fight to reduce carbon emissions. However, there are plenty of other reasons to opt for an EV outside of their environmental benefits. We’re here [...]

February 10th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance Community Advisory Committee Applications Open for the City of Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA — The Clean Energy Alliance is accepting applications from City of Carlsbad residents and business owners to serve on the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for a term through 2025. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023. CEA established the CAC to advise and assist the Board of Directors in implementing and operating its Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) [...]

January 24th, 2023|

Clean Energy Alliance to Consider Rate Adjustment

Clean Energy Alliance (CEA), the default energy provider for the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar and Solana Beach, and soon to be Escondido and San Marcos (April 2023) and Oceanside and Vista (April 2024), is considering a rate increase at the Board meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The rates for electricity, as proposed, are 25% lower than San Diego [...]

January 17th, 2023|
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