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CCA in California – Steps in the Process
4 “Buckets” -- Political, Community, Technical, Financial
1. Political Considerations
Load data authorization (letter or resolution)
Participation on Steering Committee (if formed)
Local government leadership with key constituents
Public meetings/hearings
JPA/CCA Ordinance
2. Community Engagement
Stakeholder mapping & outreach
Committee participation
Public workshops
Local advocacy, marketing
Customer enrollment/Opt-Out
CCA in California: Steps in the Process (cont.)
3. Technical & Legal Support
CCA Technical Study
JPA Formation
Implementation Plan
Utility Service Agreement
Energy supply contract(s), data management, and related
vendor agreements
4. Financial Requirements
• Sonoma was $1.6M; San Mateo County will be less
• County financed and/or private funding; no anticipated
cost to Cities
• Once operational, the CCA is revenue supported
• All start-up costs recoverable through year 1-2 revenues
Statutory & Regulatory Requirements
Municipality required to authorize release of load data
Ordinance required to offer CCA to your constituents
CCA Implementation Plan certified by CPUC
Utility Service Agreement required by CPUC
Customer Enrollment (minimum 4 opt-out notices over 120 days)
CCA Bond Requirement
SB 790 - Utility Code of Conduct
Utility Cost Recovery Charges/Exit Fees
Renewable Portfolio Standard
Resource Adequacy
Energy Storage, et al
Overview of CCA Formation Timeline
With political alignment and local leadership,
San Mateo County could launch a CCA by Q3 2016.
Phase 1
January -August 2015
Phase 2
Sept. 2015 - April 2016
Phase 3
May – September 2016
Pre-Planning & Due
Community Outreach;
JPA/CCA Planning &
Preparing for Launch
Initial Outreach/Education;
CCA Technical Study;
Steering Committee
JPA Formation; Community
Education/Marketing; Local
Ordinances; Implementation
Plan; RFP for Energy Services
Provider; Working Capital
Finalize Financing; Execute
Energy Svcs/Vendor
Contracts; Utility Service
Agreement; Call Center;
Customer Enrollment
Next Steps in San Mateo County
• Now: Local government and stakeholder outreach
• Late February: Return to Board of Supervisors
o Tech study authorization, program funding, approval of
CCA workplan and budget
If Approved…
• March/April: Issue technical services RFP; Hire firm for study
• July/August: Study complete; Board of Supervisors review;
Go/no-go vote to proceed into Phase 2.
Countywide Technical Study
What’s Learned in the Technical Study?
 Can the CCA be cost competitive while delivering a greater
percentage of renewable power supply? (forecasting and
historical rate analysis)
 Can the CCA achieve greater GHG reductions than PG&E?
 How many customers could be served? What are the revenue
and local economic implications?
 Other potential program benefits and risks.
What We’re Asking From the Cities
• Indicate your interest by authorizing electrical load data
o via City resolution or letter; Feb. 20 deadline
• Help us identify key stakeholders /organizations in your
• Attend CCA briefings; participate in future steering
committee if formed
• No anticipated hard costs to the Cities
NOW is the time to take
control of your local
energy future.
CCA is the path forward.
For More Information…
County of San Mateo, Office of Sustainability
[email protected]
LEAN Energy US
[email protected]
[email protected]

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