Join a Community Meeting on Santa Monica’s Transition to the Clean Power Alliance

January 3, 2019
by Delana Gbenekama

Join a Community Meeting on Santa Monica’s Transition to the Clean Power Alliance

Staff from the City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability and the Environment are coming to a meeting near you to discuss the City’s transition to the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California (CPA). Find out what this means for residential and commercial electricity customers by attending a presentation near you:

  • January 7 at 7 p.m.: Virginia Avenue Park Advisory Board, Virginia Avenue Park
  • January 7 at 7 p.m.: Santa Monica Northeast Neighbors, Montana Avenue Library
  • January 8 at 7 p.m.: Wilshire Montana Neighborhood Coalition, Montana Avenue Library
  • January 9 at 9 a.m.: Chamber of Commerce SBC, Chamber of Commerce
  • January 10 at 7 p.m.: Pico Neighborhood Association, Thelma Terry Building at Virginia Avenue Park
  • January 13 at 6:30 p.m.: Committee for Racial Justice, Thelma Terry Building at Virginia Avenue Park
  • January 14 at 7 p.m.: Ocean Park Association, Marine Park Auditorium
  • January 16 at 6 p.m.: Electric Vehicle Subcommittee, Virginia Avenue Park
  • January 17 at 7 p.m.: Friends of Sunset Park, Mt. Olive Church
  • January 21 at 7 p.m.: Task Force on the Environment, Virginia Avenue Park

Starting in February, the Clean Power Alliance will purchase 100% Green Power for Santa Monica’s residential customers to significantly reduce our carbon emissions (transition for commercial customers is this summer). Southern California Edison (SCE) will deliver the power purchased by the Clean Power Alliance and continue to provide customer bills and resolve electricity-related service issues.

Watch this video to learn more about the Clean Power Alliance:

The Clean Power Alliance will offer three tier-rate options:

  • 100% Green Power (7-9% increase compared to SCE),
  • 50% Clean Power (0-1% discount compared to SCE), or
  • 36% Lean Power (1% discount compared to SCE). 

If you feel that 100% Green Power is not for you, the Clean Power Alliance offers 50% Clean Power and 36% Lean Power at prices that are competitive with SCE. You can also stay with SCE, but we hope you stick with the Clean Power Alliance. All California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) customers will receive 100% Green Power and their low-income discounts, just as before with no net increase to their bills.

For more information:

Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment's Website on the Clean Power Alliance

Clean Power is Coming to Santa Monica 

Council Approves Default Renewable Energy Tiers for Santa Monica

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