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Community Choice Energy

Goal: To explore whether a locally run community choice energy (CCE) program is viable for the County of Santa Barbara.

2016 Key Accomplishments

  • In partnership with jurisdictions throughout Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties, a feasibility study is in progress that will assess whether a CCE program is viable and whether 50 percent renewable energy can be achieved.
  • The County of Santa Barbara became a member of the California Community Choice Association and continues to closely monitor all relevant legislative and regulatory activity and industry best practices.