Palos Verdes Estates Becomes Latest City To Choose To Study Our Business Plan

On Tuesday night, May 23, the City Council of Palos Verdes Estates after hearing presentations from their staff; from South Bay Clean Power Working Group Chair, Joe Galliani; from Matt Skolnik of the Los Angeles County Chief of Sustainability’s office and from Joe Sullivan of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association decided to have staff review and analyze the draft JPA and Business plan of South Bay Clean Power and report back on its merits. Staff will also review and consider the JPA and business plan offered by the County’s Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE) program.

Palos Verdes Estates becomes the 8th consecutive City Council to chose to have their staffs review, analyze and report back on the South Bay Clean Power plan and draft JPA and joins the cities of Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Carson, Malibu, and Culver City.

South Bay Clean Power is confident that upon review and vetting our business plan cities will choose to use it as the model to form the most progressive and effective CCA in the state of California for all the reasons cited by industry expert, Kent Palmerton.

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City of Lomita Votes to Become 9th City to Unanimously Pass Community Choice Power Resolution

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Thanks to the efforts of Lomita City Manager, Michael Rock, the City of Lomita has now become the ninth city to unanimously pass the resolution to participate in a Community Choice Power feasibility study.  Rock, the former City Manager of Fairfax, California in Marin County, was there when Marin launched its successful Marin Clean Energy program in 2010.  His experience and expertise with Community Choice makes him a valuable subject matter expert on the subject.

We met with each member of the Lomita City Council – Mayor Henry Sanchez, Jr., Council member James Gazeley, Council member Mark Waronek, Council member Michael Savidan and Council member Ben Traina, as well as Assistant City Manager, Gary Sugano and Public Works Tom Shahbazi  to brief them on our South Bay Clean Power efforts and answer their questions.

The other eight cities which have passed the feasibility study resolutions are Torrance, Carson, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Beverly Hills and Palos Verdes Estates.