Renewables 100 Policy Institute Endorses South Bay Clean Power Initiative

2015-08-26_12-49-52The Renewables 100 Policy Institute, whose Founder, Diane Moss, is on our South Bay Clean Power Working Group, was founded to study and advance the global transition to sustainable 100 percent renewable energy.  They are working with 8 Countries, 55 Cities, 60 Regions/States, 9 Utilities, 21 NonProfit/Educational/Public Institutions, totaling more than 53.3 million people (and counting…) who have shifted or are committed to shifting within the next few decades to 100% renewable energy in at least one sector whether it be electricity, transportation, or heating/cooling.  They are enthusiastic and committed supporters of Community Choice Power programs and South Bay Clean Power’s efforts.

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Beach Cities Democratic and Palos Verdes Democrats Clubs Endorse & Support South Bay Clean Power Initiative

The Beach Cities Democratic Club was the first organization of any kind to endorse and support our South Bay Clean Power initiative.  They have been enthusiastic supporters of our efforts for over a year now!BCDCnewsletterLogo_small

The Palos Verdes Democrats have also been strong supports of our efforts since 2014 and we appreciate their endorsement!

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Thank you to both clubs!

Environment California, Food & Water Watch California & Climate Action Santa Monica First to Endorse and Support South Bay Clean Power Initiative

As we get closer to the Sept 1, 2015 motion expected to be offered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors giving the green light for a Community Choice Power feasibility study and the formation of a County Task Force to explore, evaluate and make recommendations on the many elements a potentially 80-city Community Choice Power program will need to include, South Bay Clean Power is proud to announce our first four organizational endorsements for our efforts:

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City of Malibu, California to Pass Community Choice Power Resolution

On Wednesday, August 12, we traveled up The Coast to spend some time with the Malibu City Council Environmental Sustainability Subcommittee to update them on our South Bay Clean Power initiative progress.  It was a spectacular afternoon to talk about Community Choice Power with a city looking towards a renewable energy future.  
After some insightful,questions by Malibu Mayor John Sibert and Councilmember Skylar Peak and staff, it was quickly decided to fast track passage of a resolution to participate in a CCA feasibility study and agendize it for the September 16 City Council meeting.  

Big thanks to Malibu City Sustainability Manager,Craig George,and SBCP Working group member from Malibu, Diane Moss, the Founder of the Renewables 100 Policy Institute.

 

South Bay Clean Power Asks Gardena to Join Their Neighbors

On Tuesday, August 12, South Bay Clean Power Working Group Chair, Joe Galliani, presented a presentation on the South Bay Clean Power initiative and publicly asked the City to pass the non-binding no cost resolution to participate in a CCA feasibility plan.  Gardena Council member Mark Henderson was kind enough to extend the invitation to share our information with his fellow City Council members and Mayor Paul Tanaka and here’s what we said.

West Hollywood Is Now 10th City To Unanimously Vote For Participation In South Bay Clean Power CCA Feasibility Study


Thanks to the decisive leadership and enthusiasm  of Mayor Linsay Horvath with support from Mayor Pro Tem, Lauren Meister, the WeHo City Council tonight became the 10th South Bay Clean Power target city to pass the resolution to participate in a CCA Feasibility Study.

The vote comes just weeks before the expected motion from the LA County Board of Supervisors to approve the CCA Task Force called for in the June 24, 2015 staff report.

The cities of Gardena, Malibu, Culver City and Inglewood are the next SBCP targets being asked to pass the non-binding, no cost resolution to be part of the feasibility study that will look at the viability of a Community Choice Power program for Los Angeles County cities who band together to aggregate their electrical use and form a non-profit JPA to procure their own energy from more renewable and local energy sources than the investor owned monopoly utility currently offers their citizens and businesses.