Plans, Policies & Reports
Shared below are materials developed by Silicon Valley Clean Energy to help residents and businesses better understand our program and the benefits we bring to Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is required by the Public Utilities Code to draft and submit and Implementation Plan to the California Public Utilities Commission. The Implementation Plan was approved by the Board of Directors at the July 13, 2016 meeting.
Implementation Plan and Statement of Intent – Submitted July 14, 2016
Addendum No. 1 – Implementation Plan and Statement of Intent – Submitted December 20, 2017
Before forming Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), our Partnership evaluated whether the Community Choice Energy (CCE) model would not just work for, but also benefit, our residents and businesses here in Silicon Valley. Detailed in the reports below are the specific outcomes anticipated for the region after launching Silicon Valley’s first locally controlled, not-for-profit organization to procure energy on behalf of our communities:
The Chief Executive Officer submits to the Board of Directors a proposed Budget for the following fiscal year two months prior to the end of the fiscal year. SVCE’s fiscal year begins on October 1. SVCE’s budget is aligned with the Strategic Plan and reflects all activities, including operating and capital programs expenditures.
We’re proud to announce that SVCE received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. This is a national award that recognizes our Administration and Finance team’s commitment to the highest principles of governmental budgeting. Read the press release here.
SVCE submitted the FY 2017/18 Approved Operating Budget to the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) for budget award consideration. On February 20, 2018, SVCE was notified that the FY 2017/18 Approved Operating Budget received recognition for Excellence in Budgeting from the CSMFO.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy and PG&E are required to provide a side-by-side rate and power content comparison in an annual mailer to enrolled customers. See the mailers below for the rate that most closely corresponds to your current rate.
SVCE and PG&E agreed upon the four representative rate classes as shown above in an effort to provide mailers for typical comparisons for the entire population of customers. If your rate class is not one of the four representative examples, you can view a comparison for your rate here or at www.pge.com/cca.
The Power Content Label is part of the California Energy Commission‘s annual reporting requirements. The Energy Commission describes it as:
“You can think of the power content label as a ‘nutrition label’ for electricity. The power content label provides information about the energy resources used to generate electricity that is put into the power grid. Just as a nutrition label provides information about the food you eat, the power content label provides information about your electricity sources.”
Senate Bill 350 (SB 350) requires publicly owned utilities (POU) to adopt Integrated Resource Plans (IRP) by January 1, 2019.
IRPs are electricity system planning documents intended to ensure that POUs lay out the resource needs, policy goals, physical and operational constraints, and general priorities or proposed resource choices of an electric utility, including customer-side preferred resources. These plans provide a framework to evaluate how utilities have chosen to align with greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. More info available from the California Energy Commission.
The Silicon Valley Clean Energy strategic plan aligns our initiatives with our mission and values. This plan recognizes the goals we intend to accomplish and highlights strategies and tactics we will employ to achieve these goals.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s social media pages were created to update and inform those in our participating communities and are intended to serve as a means of communication between SVCE and the public. Comments containing any of the following are not allowed and will be removed as soon as possible:
a) Comments that are not topically related to the particular posting being commented upon;
b) Profane language or content;
c) Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression;
d) Sexual content or links to sexual content;
e) Content intended to threaten or defame any person, group or organization;
f) Content that solicits or promotes commercial services or products;
g) Content that engages in or encourages illegal activity;
h) Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public, public systems, or employees;
i) Content that violates a legal ownership interest of another party, such as trademark or copyright infringement; or
j) Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns, candidates, or ballot measures.
Comments posted to this site will be monitored and archived. However, SVCE disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for materials that SVCE may find inappropriate and which cannot be removed in an expeditious or otherwise timely manner. SVCE reserves the right to deny access to its social media pages to any individual who violates the above standards.
A comment posted by a member of the public on a SVCE social media site is the opinion of the commentator or poster only, and does not imply endorsement of, or agreement by, SVCE. SVCE does not guarantee the authenticity, accuracy, appropriateness, or security of external links, websites, or content linked thereto. Any content posted to a SVCE social media site, including posts by members of the public, may be considered a public record and subject to public disclosure.
If you require a response or are requesting services from SVCE, please visit www.svcleanenergy.org or call 1-844-474-SVCE(7823).
- Accounting Policy
- Budget Policy
- Capital Projects Policy
- Debt Limitations
- Customer Generation Rates
- Purchasing Policy
- Purchasing Card Policy
- Investments Policy
- Reserves Policy
- Delinquent Accounts & Collections Policy
- Capitalization Policy
- Files & Records Management Policy
- Chart of Accounts Policy
General & Administrative Policies
- Travel and Meeting Expense Reimbursements for Employee Policy
- Vehicle Use Policy
- Charging Station
- California Public Records Act Policy
- Code of Ethics
Human Resources Policies
- Smartphone Stipend Policy
- Recruitment Policy
- Volunteer Time Off Policy
- Unpaid Personal Leave Policy
- Paid Time Off (PTO) Cash-Out Option Policy
- Tuition Assistance Policy
- Cash In Lieu Of Health Benefits
- Fitness Reimbursement Benefit
Information Technology Policies
- Information Systems Use Policy
- E-mail Use Policy
- IT Asset Management Policy
- Internet Usage Policy
- IT Security Plan Policy
- Access Control Policy
- Password Protection Policy
- Malware Defense Policy
- Security Audit Policy
- Disaster Recovery Policy
- Threat-Risk Assessment Policy
- IT Satisfaction Policy
- Data Breach Policy
- Workstation Security for HIPPA Policy
- Clean Desk Policy