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In an emergency meeting held on Dec. 24, the board of directors of Jacksonville, Florida, public power utility JEA voted to cancel an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) related to the potential privatization of the utility, as well as reject all replies submitted in response to the ITN.
Marking the latest sign that cities in California are increasingly interested in community choice aggregation, San Diego, seven nearby cities and San Diego County are considering forming a CCA.
The City of Glenwood Springs, Colo., in June became the second wholesale electric participant of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) to attain its 100 percent renewable energy goal, securing enough electric generation production from renewable resources to meet the City’s annual electric usage.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that $5 million is available for projects designed to help integrate renewable energy resources into the state’s electric grid to help make it more resilient.
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District recently signed a 30-year power purchase agreement with Lendlease Energy Development for the output from a 160-megawatt solar project on the site of the decommissioned Rancho Seco Nuclear Generation Station.