The city of Davis, part of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s service area, has created a community choice aggregation program to supply electricity for residents.

In summary

Communities across California have given ratepayers not-for-profit alternatives to corporate utility companies, allowing them to choose cleaner power that directly benefits their cities and towns. However, the California Public Utilities Commission could derail the expansion of local clean energy programs with a proposal that would limit choices and lead to higher prices for ratepayers.

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