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Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) is a regional project among local government agencies to provide electricity to residents and businesses throughout Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties through the Community Choice Energy (CCE) model. Established in 2002 by a state law, AB 117, CCE enables communities to choose clean-source power at a cost equivalent to PG&E while retaining PG&E's role in maintaining power lines and providing customer service. The CCE model helps ensure local economic vitality because money from rates paid by local customers stays local, which helps to fund renewable energy projects, create jobs and stimulate the economy .

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Santa Cruz Sentinel coverage of MBCP

SANTA CRUZ, CA - May 25, 2016 -  Marin Clean Energy, the state's first publicly owned electricity retailer emphasizing renewable energy sources, is winning over skeptics.

Growing from 6,000 to 174,000 customers in six years, the energy provider is  hearing from neighboring cities that want in and serving as a role model for locals who want to launch in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties . More...

MBCP in the News
  • Supes Discuss Proposed Monterey Bay Community Power Deal -  Benito Link  *

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