Community Choice: Innovative and Agile

Join Community Choice Agency (CCA) experts and leaders from across the state for a day-long Symposium about accelerating local energy resource development via CCAs, sharing best practices, and creating more benefits for local communities on May 31st. There will also be a pre-Symposium workshop on the afternoon of May 30th on distributed energy resource deployments that build local resiliency, provide customer services, and contribute to local economic strength.

The Symposium is organized in coordination with our partners, Local Government Commission and Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition:


More details about the 2019 Symposium to follow soon.

Information about last year’s Symposium is below and following the buttons on the right.

Keynote Speaker Dr. Dan Kammen

Dr. Dan Kammen (pictured below) will deliver the keynote address about current trends and likely future realities in the energy market and how those may impact the development of Community Choice Agencies.

Dr. Kammen is a Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley, with parallel appointments in the Energy and Resources Group, the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the department of Nuclear Engineering. His research combines environmental science, risk analysis, design and development of clean energy technologies and systems, and economic and policy analysis of science and technology, energy futures, and international development.


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SOLD OUT: CAISO Tour on June 4th

Before the CCA + DER Workshop on June 4th, we offered a tour of the California Independent System Operator control center in Folsom. We saw the facility where CAISO personnel manage the high-voltage transmission system and wholesale power market.

Impressions of the 2017 Symposium

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The Symposium continues throughout the year. Please check out our webinar series focused on distributed energy resources:
Clean Power Exchange Webinars

2018 Symposium materials

(includes videos, audio, and Powerpoints)


See what happened at the Symposium last year! Click on the buttons below.