As Pleasanton, California continues to expand and develop, the city and its citizens must take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while also building resilience to climate change. East Bay Energy Watch is a local government partnership with PG&E that works with select contractors to provide an easy and straightforward approach to help small and medium-sized businesses save energy and money through energy efficiency upgrades. The City of Berkeley Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the California Green Business Network, offers free assistance to local businesses to help them reduce their carbon footprint, improve energy efficiency, conserve water, and divert solid waste from landfills. Clean Power Alliance (CPA) provides three different energy options: Lean Power with 40% clean energy, Clean Power with 50% clean energy, and 100% Green Power with 100% renewable energy.
OCPA also offers three energy options: Basic Choice with 38% renewable energy, Smart Choice with 69% renewable energy, and 100% Renewable Choice with 100% renewable energy. CPA is the fifth-largest electricity provider in California and has the highest number of customers receiving 100% renewable energy in the country. Central Coast Community Energy (3CE) is a public agency that supplies competitively priced electricity from clean, renewable sources to more than 400,000 customers across the Central Coast, including agricultural, commercial, and residential customers in Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz counties. Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) provides four different clean energy options: Clean Impact with a 50% renewable energy content, Clean Impact Plus with 50% renewable energy and 75% carbon-free product, Green Impact with 100% renewable energy content, and Personal Impact which is their solar energy offering for roofs.
HomeIntel's intelligent auditing identifies sources of wasted energy in your home and recommends a savings plan with quantified costs and energy savings. SDCP offers two different plans: PowerOn with 50% renewable energy and Power100 with 100% renewable energy. Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME) offers customers the choice between two options: PRIME Power which is a 50% renewable energy product and PRIME Future which is a 100% renewable energy product. In Europe there are similar concerns about the impact of intensifying heat waves on the switch to renewable energy sources.
LCE offers the ClearChoice service with 37% renewable energy and SmartChoice with 100% renewable energy; approximately half of its customers are eligible for low-income people's energy programs. Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) are meeting their commitments to invest in new renewable energy facilities across California. The City of Pleasanton has taken steps to reduce its carbon footprint by partnering with East Bay Energy Watch and the California Green Business Network. Additionally, local electricity providers such as Clean Power Alliance (CPA), Central Coast Community Energy (3CE), Clean Energy Alliance (CEA), HomeIntel, SDCP, Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME), LCE, and CCAs offer various options for customers to choose from when it comes to their electricity supply.
These options range from 38-100% renewable sources of electricity. The City of Pleasanton has made great strides in reducing its carbon footprint by partnering with local organizations that provide assistance to businesses in reducing their carbon emissions. Additionally, local electricity providers offer various options for customers to choose from when it comes to their electricity supply. These options range from 38-100% renewable sources of electricity. By taking advantage of these services offered by local organizations and electricity providers in Pleasanton, citizens can make an impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions while also building resilience to climate change. Renewable sources of electricity are becoming increasingly popular as they provide clean power that is both cost-effective and sustainable.