Katy Young, Deputy for the Environment and Arts, Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles County
Joe Galliani, Founding Organizer, South Bay Clean Power
Dawn Weisz, CEO, Marin Clean Energy
Colin Cushnie, VP Energy Procurement & Management, Southern California Edison
Community Choice Aggregation allows local governments in markets served by investor owned utilities, including counties and cities in California, to procure or generate electricity, set rates, and implement customer programs, as an alternative to electricity provided by an investor owned utility. The county of Los Angeles is considering a regional community choice aggregation model to bring increased local benefits, including lower rates, greener power, local green jobs, and increased consumer choice. What opportunities and challenges do Southern California leaders face in the coming year? How do they plan to confront competing interests? What can they learn from CCA pioneers?