MALIBU CITY COUNCIL BECOMES NEXT CITY TO GIVE SBCP PLAN A CHANCE

Despite offers from LA County to become the first city to join their County Choice Energy, yet another city has chosen to weigh the County’s business plan against our South Bay Clean Power business plan to evaluate and determine which is best for them.

Here’s how it went in Malibu last night, as SBCP Working Group Chair, Joe Galliani, presented to the Mayor and City Council before asking them to officially receive and file the South Bay Clean Power draft JPA and Business Plan.

Redondo Beach City Council Votes to Compare South Bay Clean Power Plan to LA County’s

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Last night the Redondo Beach City Council voted 3-2 to approve staff’s recommendation that they receive and file South Bay Clean Power’s draft JPA and business plan, review and analyze them and make recommendations as to what are the City’s best CCA options.  Staff will do likewise with Los Angeles County’s JPA and business plan.

Los Angeles County’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Gary Gero, fresh from Tuesday’s vote by the LA County Board of Supervisors to move forward with a CCA program and fund the first phase to launch LA County’s unincorporated areas, offered Redondo Beach the opportunity to be the first city to join the County’s program, but Redondo chose to carefully weigh its options.

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Torrance City Council Votes to Review South Bay Clean Power Business Plan

Last night at the Torrance City Council meeting Council voted 6-1 to approve their City Manager’s recommendations that they:

1) Receive and file the South Bay Clean Power (SBCP) Working Group’s draft Joint Powers Authority Agreement, Business Plan, and presentation; and
2) Receive and file the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Working Group’s final Joint Powers Authority Agreement and presentation; and
3) Direct staff to perform an analysis of the business plans, joint powers authority agreements and potential participation in the Community Choice Aggregation programs and return with recommendations.

Here’s a video clip of the vote:

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