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By Will Fritz

What is a community choice aggregation?


Last updated 8/2/2018 at 3pm

Several cities in western Riverside County are considering joining a joint powers authority called Western Community Energy, which will allow them to purchase power from Southern California Edison at slightly lower rates than they would otherwise.

Western Community Energy is a community choice aggregation, or CCA. Many local governments throughout California are creating or joining CCAs. By the end of 2018, there will be 20 CCAs online in the state, including one in unincorporated Riverside County.

So what exactly is a CCA?

“It’s just purchasing power, the same as SCE does, utilizing th...

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