Where are we headed?
At Peninsula Clean Energy, we are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by expanding access to sustainable and affordable energy solutions.

Our new five-year strategic plan outlines our key goals and how we intend to achieve our mission.
New: Power On Peninsula
backup battery program
We are pleased to announce Power On Peninsula , a new suite of programs to help San Mateo County residents install backup batteries.

The initial offerings help residents who live in high fire threat areas to power their medical devices during grid power outages. Special offers for any San Mateo County resident to install solar+battery storage systems will be launched in August .
Planning for long-term energy storage
Peninsula Clean Energy, and 10 other Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs), issued a Request for Information on long-term energy storage. The goal is to gain a broad understanding of the potential energy resources and projects that could help CCAs add more energy storage as additional renewable energy projects are built both locally and throughout the state. Implementing energy storage strategies can help us:

·        cut costs
·        improve energy resiliency
·        reduce environmental impacts

Peninsula Clean Energy’s Board of Directors has committed $10 million to building energy resiliency in San Mateo County.
Meet our Citizens Advisory Committee
In addition to a Board of Directors comprised of elected officials, Peninsula Clean Energy is advised by a group of highly engaged community liaisons through our Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). Established in 2017, members include environmental advocates, energy professionals, labor organizers, teachers and youth leaders, and other active community leaders. The CAC has been integral to Peninsula Clean Energy since its launch and gives the community a voice in its choice of electricity services, clean energy resource investments, and energy programs.
EPA honors San Mateo County and all 20 of its cities
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has renewed their recognition of San Mateo County and all 20 of its cities as members of its national Green Power Community program. This is based on our clean energy mix containing at least 50 percent renewable energy. The EPA also individually honored 15 cities, plus the County of San Mateo, that have upgraded to ECO100 for their municipal operations through our voluntary ECO100 green power program . The cities specifically honored are Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Colma, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, and Woodside.
New employee spotlight
Matthew Rutherford
Regulatory Analyst
Matthew’s work focuses on policy matters related to distributed energy resources, such as net energy metering, transportation electrification, and microgrids. He comes to Peninsula Clean Energy by way of Vermont, where he worked on regulatory affairs and compliance for a municipal electric department.

Matthew graduated with a BA in History from the University of Connecticut and later earned a Masters of Environmental Law and Policy and a Certificate in Energy Law from Vermont Law School.
Join our team
Do you want to do more to fight climate change? Join our team! Peninsula Clean Energy is hiring a Data Manager. Click below to learn more about this position:
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