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SVCE to Deliver 100% Carbon Free Electricity and Savings Earlier than Planned

Mar 13, 2017 at 9:00am

Board of Directors votes to combine the second and third enrollment phases for customers

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Board of Directors Appoints New Chair and Vice Chair

Feb 22, 2017 at 10:00am

Los Gatos Vice Mayor, Rob Rennie, elected as chair and Gilroy councilmember Daniel Harney elected as vice chair.

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SVCE Sets Rates and Approves Solar Program

Jan 23, 2017 at 8:00am

Silicon Valley residents and businesses to get 100% carbon-free energy and lower rates beginning April 2017.

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Cities Commit to 100% Renewable!

Dec 20, 2016 at 10:00am

Campbell, Cupertino, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Saratoga and Sunnyvale have upgraded to GreenPrime for their City electricity accounts.

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We Want You! Join Our Team Today!

Jul 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

We're looking for motivated and passionate professionals to join our team. Learn more about our open opportunities!

Draft Implementation Plan for SVCE Now Available

Jun 27, 2016 at 6:00pm

Silicon Valley Clean Energy is excited to announce that our Draft Implementation Plan is now available on our website! This Plan will be considered for approval by SVCE’s Board of Directors at their next meeting, on July 13th at 7pm.

SVCEA Seeks Banking Partner

May 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Silicon Valley Clean Energy is seeking banking partners to support the launch of its community choice energy program.  The City of Mountain View, on behalf of SVCEA, has issued a Request for Proposals for Credit and Banking Services, with proposals due by 3:00 pm on July 5, 2016.

Ready, Set, CEO!

May 19, 2016 at 2:24pm

The Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCEA) has found its first organizational leader to bring cleaner, greener power to Silicon Valley.

Community Leaders for Community Choice

Apr 15, 2016 at 11:00am

On Monday, April 18th, the SVCE team will host a “Community Leaders for Community Choice” Workshop to orient interested individuals and group representatives on the Toolkit elements, gather feedback on areas where it can be improved, and define new ways to connect with the  broader community through its regional deployment. 

One Step Closer for Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Apr 13, 2016 at 10:00pm

Thank you to both the attendees of the inaugural Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority's (SVCEA) Board of Directors meeting and our community of supporters for your continued energy and enthusiasm for community choice. This milestone was achievable because of your support, which will continue to drive our efforts moving forward.

Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority – Community Celebration to Precede First Board Meeting

Apr 10, 2016 at 12:00pm

The Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCEA) will kick off its very first Board of Directors meeting on April 13th, 2016, with a launch reception for our community of supporters.

Twelve Communities Say YES to Choice!

Mar 11, 2016 at 10:44am

All twelve participating communities took action to form and join the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCEA), a local non-profit agency charged with procuring cleaner energy for residents and businesses.

Silicon Valley Communities Energized to Offer New Energy Choices

Feb 17, 2016 at 5:35pm

The Chinese Zodiac may have 2016 pegged as the year of the monkey, but in Silicon Valley, 2016 will be recognized as the historic year that communities stepped forward to form the valley’s first Clean Energy Authority.

A New Kind of Silicon Valley CEO

Feb 17, 2016 at 4:02pm

The Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority, scheduled to launch in April, is looking for its first organizational leader to bring cleaner, greener power to Silicon Valley. Is that you?

Silicon Valley Communities Give Green Light to Greener Grid

Dec 17, 2015 at 7:10am

Three cities vote unanimously to form the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority, a new nonprofit public agency that will offer clean energy alternatives for residents and businesses in participating communities across Santa Clara County.

Community Decision Making

Dec 11, 2015 at 10:00am

This winter, local communities will decide whether to join the Silicon Valley Clean Authority (SVCEA), a new nonprofit public agency that will offer clean energy alternatives for residents and businesses in participating Santa Clara County communities. To learn more about this process and the timeline for your community's decision-making, visit SVCCE's related resource page.

Community Input Meetings - Round 2

Nov 30, 2015 at 3:39pm

The Silicon Valley Community Choice Energy Partnership (SVCCEP) is hosting a series of community meetings to share the results of the Draft Technical Feasibility Study to examine the viability of a local program to provide greener power at competitive rates, reducing the greenhouse gas footprint of participating communities.  Come learn more about the the potential benefits of such a program and how local communities are moving forward with decision making.  Visit the Events page for meeting locations and details.

Regional Information Sessions October 2015

Sep 24, 2015 at 2:51pm

The Silicon Valley Community Choice Energy Partnership (SVCCEP) is hosting a series of community meetings to introduce residents to Community Choice Energy. Community Choice Energy has been successful for customers and beneficial for the environment in communities that have implemented these programs in California, such as Marin and Sonoma counties. The community is encouraged to learn more about the potential benefits of Community Choice Energy in the South Bay at one of six community meetings being held in October. Press Release

Initial Assessment Report Completed

May 15, 2015 at 4:40pm

The initial CCE study answers several key questions including risks and benefits of launching a local CCE and explores which other communities would participate in a local CCE. This study will also inform a decision about whether or not to proceed with a full technical study that will dive deeper into the energy needs of our communities and explore potential rates for a local CCE. Find out about the next steps ahead here.

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