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News Release

Monterey Bay Community Power changes name to Central Coast Community Energy

Agency expands service area to 29 cities and four counties.

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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

Community choice energy providers acquire long-term renewable resources

Monterey Bay Community Power and Silicon Valley Clean Energy sign contracts for 210MW of geothermal and solar energy in California.

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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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Business / Economy

Hollister healthcare center goes green

San Benito Health Foundation installs solar panels, retrofits lighting and moves to bioethanol generator.

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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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COLUMN: Frequently Asked Questions for Monterey Bay Community Power

Residents have been receiving postcards from Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and they have questions. Learn what the most asked questions are and the MBCP's answers.

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Business / Economy

OPINION: SBC trails state significantly in renewable energy projects

In order to get the maximum economic benefit from renewable energy, you have to generate it

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Politics and Panoche Valley Solar

There is no excuse for lukewarm support

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Business / Economy

Local government to participate in renewable energy panel Jan. 17

Speakers are expected to include county-level government officials, and touch on fossil fuels, solar power and agriculture.