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Community Choice Aggregation

Community choice aggregation (CCA) is a state policy that enables local governments to aggregate electricity demand within their jurisdictions in order to procure alternative energy supplies while maintaining the existing electricity provider for transmission and distribution services.

http://apps3.eere.energy.gov/greenpower/markets/community_choice.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_Choice_Aggregation

Members

EnergyProject Kathy Gilbeaux Krae Van Sickle mdmcdonald MDMcDonald_me_com

Email address for group

community_choice_aggregation@m.resiliencesystem.org

Sustainable Westchester Leads New York Into CCA

           

Mamaroneck, NY, another of the Sustainable Westchester communities that want to go forward – photo by Doug Kerr via Flickr

cleantechnica.com - by Roy L. Hales - March 18, 2016

Seventeen municipalities are involved in this pilot program, which has been described as “a transformative shift in the way we buy and use electricity.” Audrey Zibelman, Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission, said she has “great hopes for this as a critical pilot for the Reforming the Energy Vision.” This will be the first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) pilot program under Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) strategy.

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