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1 Community Choice Aggregation Renewable Energy for your Home and Business July 16, 2013

2 MCE In a Nut Shell Administered by local, not-for-profit, public agency (Marin Energy Authority) – 13 Member Board of Directors Options: % renewable power Service area includes all of Marin County & City of Richmond Currently serving approximately 90,000 – Approximately 30,000 additional Richmond customers in July 2013 Self-funding, no public funds or tax dollars 2

3 MCE: How it Works 1) Electric Generation 2) Electric Delivery 3 California State Assembly Bill 117 (2002) Hybrid: Municipal Utility & Investor Owned Utility CCA becomes default electricity provider (per AB 117)

4 MCE’s 2011 Power Supply 4

5 3 Electricity Choices PG&E Standard Service 20% Renewable MCE Light Green 50% Renewable MCE Deep Green 100% Renewable 5

6 Richmond Enrollment MCE began mailing opt out notices in April – 5 notices total – 3 notices have already been mailed out Richmond customers will be offered service in July 2013 Customers may choose to opt out by phone or web – mceCleanEnergy.com or 1 (888) – Call center reps available 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Customers may request to opt out at any time After 60 days from start of service, an administrative fee will apply: – Residents: one time $5 fee – Businesses: one time $25 fee 6

7 Residential Cost Comparison MCE rates as of April 5, 2013; PG&E rates as of January 1, 2013 Res-1 (PG&E equivalent E-1) | 330 kWh 7 CARE and Medical Baseline discount programs remain unchanged

8 Commercial Cost Comparison MCE rates as of April 5, 2013; PG&E rates as of January 1, 2013 Com-1 (PG&E equivalent A-1) | 1,225 kWh 8

9 Local Sustainability Programs Energy Efficiency Programs – Save $$ and Resources – Incentives for small commercial and multi-family properties – Financing through an On Bill Repayment program – Online software tool to help homeowners save energy Local workforce training and job development – $50,000 contract with Rising Sun Energy Center – $45,000 contract with RichmondBUILD Provided $20,000 in energy efficiency and solar rebates in 2011 Providing additional $10,000 in solar rebates beginning July 2013 – $5,000 will be for Richmond customers 9

10 Local Control, Local Investment Support for local community groups, events and programs through sponsorships Richmond Chamber of Commerce San Rafael Chamber of Commerce MLK Day of Service (Urban Tilth) Mindful Life Project (Nystrom Elementary School) Cinco de Mayo Juneteenth Bay Area Rescue Mission Marin Environmental Forum Marin Agricultural Land Trust 10

11 Local Renewable Build-Out Feed-In Tariff – San Rafael Airport project – Standard offer 20-year contract – Projects 1 MW or less in service area (Marin or Richmond) – Total program capacity = 10 MW Net Energy Metering (NEM) – More than 1,900 NEM customers generating 5.7 MW of local power – MCE offers premium bonuses – Credit customers at retail rate plus $0.01/kWh – Provide $4 monthly bonus for excess generation – Credits never zero out and are cashed out if $100+ at year end – Deep Green Renewable Development Fund 50% of Deep Green revenue is dedicated to local renewable development 11

12 Local Solar Largest solar project in Marin County –(972 kW AC) Power for 280 homes for an entire year and up to 1,200 customers during peak energy production 20-year Feed-In Tariff power purchase agreement Designed by San Rafael-based REP Energy Installed by Muir Beach-based Synapse Electric Created 25 local jobs during construction phase Will offset approximately 750 tons of GHG emissions annually Nearly 5,000 solar panels are being installed on 48 existing aircraft hangar rooftops, covering approximately 2 acres 12

13 Questions and Discussion Thank you! 1 (888) mceCleanEnergy.com


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