Presentation on theme: "CCA in California – Steps in the Process 4 “Buckets” -- Political, Community, Technical, Financial 1. Political Considerations Load data authorization."— Presentation transcript:
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 Statutory 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 Utility Code of Conduct Regulatory 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 Q Phase 1 Phase 2 January -August 2015Sept April 2016May – September 2016 Pre-Planning & Due Diligence Community Outreach; JPA/CCA Planning & Development 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 Phase 3
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 jurisdiction Attend CCA briefings; participate in future steering committee if formed No anticipated hard costs to the Cities
For More Information… County of San Mateo, Office of Sustainability LEAN Energy US NOW is the time to take control of your local energy future. CCA is the path forward.