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 […]
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Seventy miles north of downtown Los Angeles, where the Mojave Desert gives way to the San Joaquin Valley, three newly built wind turbines stand atop a ridge overlooking State Route 58. Strong gusts emerge from the mountain pass below, making this an especially windy spot in one of the windiest parts of California. A few […]
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The City of Lancaster is joining forces with the City of Palmdale to assist residents who are federal government employees during the current federal government shutdown. Lancaster Choice Energy is offering assistance for furloughed federal workers who are also LCE customers. LCE customers who are furloughed workers or are working without pay will have deferred […]
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Join Lancaster Choice Energy’s Kathy Wells and Lancaster’s Chamber of Commerce in “Minding Your Business,” a local radio show. This week’s episode is all about Lancaster’s booming community choice aggregate, Lancaster Choice Energy!
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More Than $1 Million in Funding to be Provided for Local Programs to Help Customers Find New Ways to Reduce Energy Use At the Lancaster City Council meeting on Tuesday night, the City Council accepted funding for Lancaster Choice Energy’s Energy Efficiency Program Plan. Approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on April 26, […]
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Lancaster, California might be modest in size (population 160,000) but it’s the city’s visionary efforts in combating climate change and bringing its residents clean energy, that have put it on the map. Located in the Antelope Valley of the Western Mojave Desert, Lancaster achieved its Net Zero Energy status in 2016 under the enlightened stewardship of the […]
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Lancaster, CA. November 3, 2017 – The City of Lancaster’s California Energy Commission–approved Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Home Ordinance goes into effect on January 1, 2018. The first of its kind in California, the Ordinance mandates the installation of a solar system equivalent to two watts per square foot for each new home built. The […]
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Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus factory, which just finished an expansion that tripled […]
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Mayor Joined on Denver Stage by Senior Officials of BYD, KB Home, and sPower Lancaster, CA. October 16, 2017 – Last Tuesday, City of Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris urged attendees of the ASES 2017 Solar Conference in Denver, Colorado, to ‘take back their power’ within their respective municipalities. Mayor Parris was joined on stage […]
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Lancaster, CA. October 12, 2017– The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) hosted its 2017 annual meeting last week at the Riverside Convention Center. Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris delivered the keynote address to nearly 200 attendees, who represented both existing community choice aggregators (CCAs) and emerging CCAs. Mayor Parris’ presentation focused on motivating the group […]
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