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Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power offers electric car charging webinar

Free presentation to cover infrastructure, length of time to charge and more.

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Environment / Nature

MBCP and SVCE sign contract for solar and battery storage

Monterey Bay Community Power and Silicon Valley Clean Energy say contract will help meet local and state clean energy goals.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power defers payments in response to COVID-19

Community choice energy agency estimates total customer bill deferment during May and June will be $22.4 million.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power board votes to expand service area

New additions include Arroyo Grande, Carpinteria, Del Rey Oaks, Goleta, Guadalupe, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria, Solvang, and Santa Barbara County.

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Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power to launch EV charging station project

State-local partnership to make $7 million available in tri-county area.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power launches solar incentive program

MBCP says goal of Project Sunshine is support solar installations for up to 20 families.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power says rebates expected to total $4 million

Community choice energy agency looks to dedicate $1.25 million in additional funding for local energy programs in 2019.

Recurrent Energy’s Mustang solar photovoltaic 2016 project for two other CCEs, Sonoma Clean Power and MCE.  Located nearby is the Slate project in Kings County, CA. Photo provided by Monterey Bay Community Power.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power signs contract for storage project

New renewable energy developments expected to contribute increase in nationwide storage capacity.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power pays off startup loan ahead of schedule

MBCP currently serves 97 percent of the eligible customer base across 16 cities and three counties.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power strikes major renewable energy deal during first year of operation

Community choice energy agency makes long-term wind energy investment.

Tom Habashi, CEO of Monterey Bay Community Power, stands next to a poster about the agency in Watsonville. Photo by Tom Leyde.

Monterey Bay Community Power announces enrollment for MBprime program

Monterey Bay Community Power rolled out its 100 percent eligible renewable service program on July 1, along with residential enrollment.

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Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power to implement Community Advisory Council

Local residents from Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito counties interested in applying should do so before the deadline in April 30.

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee members listen to a presentation by Leslie Austin of APAL Climate Action Team

Business / Economy

APAL Climate  Action Team approaches San Juan Bautista on clean energy efforts

The committee will be making a recommendation to move forward with the project at the next city council meeting.

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Agriculture

Policy, land use to be discussed at San Juan cannabis workshop

June 14 workshop will address policy questions and clarify that commercial sales, not personal use, is the focus of discussion