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Workshop Offers the Nuts and Bolts of CCE to Regional Stakeholders


On July 11th OCED partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization to co-host an informational half-day workshop in Hanford, CA that provided an in-depth understanding of community choice energy (CCE) to local government representatives and other regional stakeholders. Among those in attendance were representatives from the communities of Biola (Fresno County), Corcoran (Kings County), Firebaugh (Fresno County), and Visalia (Tulare County). 

Workshop content was delivered by some of the leading experts in the state related to CCE, and included individuals who have established and are managing CCE programs in other regions of California. Topics included the current status of CCE in California and the San Joaquin Valley; fundamental CCE program components; business/economic development considerations for CCE; the process of launching a CCE feasibility study; and the regional approaches to CCE operational and governance models. 

The July 11th workshop was part of OCED’s efforts to continue delivering objective and thorough information about CCE to local government representatives and other stakeholders in the San Joaquin Valley. OCED encourages communities in the region to discern the feasibility of CCE for themselves and determine whether this alternative energy model is a good fit for their community.


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