Santa Monica To Power Municipal Operations With Wind And Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2016 No Comments
Categories : FYI

El Segundo, Calif.-based 3 Phases Renewables, a renewable energy power solutions provider, has contracted with the City of Santa Monica, Calif., to supply 100% renewable power for all municipal operations.

Under the newly signed contract, effective as of this month, the renewable energy mix will comprise mostly wind and solar power generated in California.

According to 3 Phases, the contract supports California’s renewable portfolio standardsand covers more than 500 city-owned, direct-access eligible accounts and approximately 26,000 MWh of annual consumption.

By purchasing renewable power via direct access, says 3 Phases, the city avoids nearly 18,000 metric tons of carbon. In addition, the contract, which can be renewed for up to four additional years, is consistent with the goals established in Santa Monica’s Sustainable City Plan.3 Phases is a state-registered electric service provider, supplying commercial, industrial and residential customers throughout California’s Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas and Electric service territories.

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