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San José Clean Energy
San José Clean Energy (SJCE) is the City of San José's proposed Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. CCAs allow governments to buy electricity for their businesses and residents.

SJCE would provide the same electricity service you have now but with more renewable energy options at competitive rates. If established, SJCE would be a partnership with PG&E. SJCE would purchase cleaner power, set rates, and retain revenue. PG&E would maintain the grid, deliver the energy, and send you a bill.

San Jose Clean Energy process image Potential Benefits
  • Offers customers a choice in energy providers
  • Creates local jobs
  • Generates revenue
  • Sets spending priorities on local needs
  • Offers more renewable energy
  • Decreases greenhouse gas emissions

Frequently Asked Questions

Technical Study
Bevilacqua Knight, Inc. (BKi) was selected from six proposals received for consulting services to support SJCE. BKi staff and its subconsultant EES Consulting, Inc. have extensive experience in the energy industry, including energy supply planning and operations.

Public Meetings
XMW solar installation at San Jose Mineta International AirportLearn more, get energized.

Upcoming Meetings
Tuesday, September 27
Tully Library, 880 Tully Rd.

Monday, October 17 
Santa Teresa Library, 290 International Circle

Tuesday, October 18 
Berryessa Library, 3355 Noble Avenue

Wednesday, October 19 
Bascom Library, 1000 S Bascom Ave.
Prior Meeting
Monday, September 12
San José City Hall Council Chambers
PowerPoint Presentation
Video Recording
Next Steps   
  • Dec. 13, 2016: Present SJCE recommendations to City Council

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