Entries by Matt Brown

Lancaster Choice Energy’s Final Phase of Energy Efficiency Program for Small Businesses Currently Underway

Post Date:05/01/2020 4:30 PM Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE) is again offering local businesses free energy-efficient equipment, which helps lower energy usage and costs, through its Small Commercial Direct Install Program. Currently in its third and final phase, the program will be available until funds are exhausted. “LCE’s Direct Install Program has already helped 138 local […]

CPUC Statement on COVID-19

The California Public Utilities Commission released the following statement regarding their response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. We ask that you share this information with your communities via social channels, newsletter inserts, and any offline engagement that you still may be participating in. The Energy Upgrade California team hopes that you and your loved ones […]

Lancaster Choice Energy Program Helps More Than 130 Small Businesses Save Money, Save Energy

Post Date:02/06/2020 3:28 PM The first phase of Lancaster Choice Energy’s (LCE) Small Commercial Direct Install program is off to a great start, helping 138 local businesses save almost 2 million kilowatt-hours of energy. “As a local community choice aggregator, LCE enables us to reinvest in our community,” said Mayor R. Rex Parris. “The opportunity to […]

Going all-electric

By JULIE DRAKE Valley Press Staff Writer Nov 13, 2019 Updated Nov 13, 2019 Lancaster residents Salvador Cornejo (left) and Matt Morlee show off the hybrid and all-electric vehicles they purchased through Lancaster Choice Energy’s Ready, Set, Charge! electric vehicle incentive program and with other rebates and tax credits.JULIE DRAKE/Valley Press LANCASTER — Lancaster resident Matt Morlee […]

Ready, Set, Charge!

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris (center, front), Vice Mayor Marvin Crist (center, rear), join Lancaster Choice Energy and Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District officials and participating Lancaster Auto Mall dealers for the launch of the Ready, Set, Charge! program Monday at Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park.   By JULIE DRAKE Valley Press Staff Writer […]

Lancaster, California – A Choice Location – Featured article in Business View magazine

Lancaster, California A choice location September 12, 2019 Business View Magazine interviews representatives of Lancaster, California, as part of our focus on energy alternatives in American communities. Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California, just 70 miles north of downtown […]

City of Lancaster, in Association with Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District, Announces Installation of New Electric Vehicle Chargers

Post Date:09/17/2019 4:00 PM The City of Lancaster, reinforcing its continued drive toward energy efficiency, has installed five new ChargePoint electric vehicle chargers at City Hall. The chargers are open to the public and free for the first hour of use. “We are thrilled to finish the final phase of Lancaster’s infrastructure expansion efforts,” said […]

Press Release: EPA Recognizes the City Of Lancaster California with a Green Power Leadership Award

EPA Recognizes the City Of Lancaster California with a Green Power Leadership Award National Awards Honor Leading Green Power Users Post Date:09/06/2019 9:30 AM The City of Lancaster, California announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA’s annual Green Power Leadership Awards […]

Lancaster Choice Energy Now Offering Energy Efficiency Program for Small Businesses

Small Commercial Direct Install Program Offers Free Energy Efficiency Assessment, Equipment Upgrades, and Installation for Qualifying Businesses Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE) is now offering Lancaster businesses free, simple ways to save on electricity costs through its new Small Commercial Direct Install Program. The program provides free energy efficiency assessments and upgrades to qualifying small business […]

Community Energy in Lancaster, California [INTERVIEW]

Bill Resnick interviews Kathy Wells who’s been organizing and managing the build out of Lancaster, CA’s public community energy system, which is moving toward zero carbon including transportation. Lancaster is 60 miles NE of L.A., 120,000 folks in the high desert.     Hosted by: Denise Morris Produced by: KBOO Program: Old Mole Variety Hour Air date: Mon, 02/04/2019 […]