What if there were two light switches on your wall. One switch to get power from a corporate monopoly, the other from a community-owned, public energy company (CCA). What if that other switch moved rapidly to renewable energy, created real competition, added real, quality jobs, and boosted the local economy. What if that other switch created a greener energy grid, reduced our carbon footprint and helped lessen the effects of global warming. That other switch is the San Diego Energy District, the real alternative to business as usual. It’s time to make the switch to a brighter tomorrow. Find out how.
Community Energy Is a Local Movement. Everywhere.
How CCAs work in California.
Why the Marin Clean Energy Authority is working today.
Read the SDED Overview.
Become a San Diego Energy District Ambassador.
Invest in the capital campaign to bring the first CCA to San Diego.
Understand the business planning of a modern CCA (San Francisco).
Community Energy News...
San Diego Energy District Foundation honored in Chicago with a national award as a "Local Advocacy Champion". Supervisor Diane Jacob also honored as a Legislator of the Year. Read all the awards...
You Stood Up ... The County Board of Supervisors Listened ... Energy Plan Passed Unanimously!
Wed-Sept-25, 9AM. County Admin Building
Supervisors listened to many supporters including John Reaves, Shawn Marshall and Lane Sharman; heard staff reports; and then passed the Comprehensive Renewable Energy Plan. Here is the presentation given in support of CCA at the public meeting.
One sole oppposition to Community Choice Aggregation was voiced by Sean Karafin who is employed by the San Diego Taxpayers Association with a diverse Board of Directors.
The New Look and Brand for San Diego:
The San Diego Energy District Foundation is pleased to announce the funding and initiation of a new Technical and Feasibility study authorized by the City of San Diego. Learn more here.
Lane Sharman, the Executive Director of the San Diego Energy District Foundation, is pleased to announce that the Foundation is conducting an investigation of a State-wide Joint Powers Authority that would make Community Energy a plug and play option for any jurisdiction in California operating within the service territory of PG&E, SCE and SDG&E. The Foundation thanks Shawn Marshall and the Local Energy Aggregation Network for supporting this investigation.
Please attend the National CCA conference in Chicago this November to learn everything you wanted to know about CCA but were too busy to ask!