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File #: 21-496    Version: 1 Name: EBCE Renewable 100 Opt-Up RESO
Type: Resolution - Council Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: Reso 2021-132
Title: RESOLUTION of the City of San Leandro City Council Selecting Renewable 100 as the Default Product for San Leandro Customers Served by East Bay Community Energy
Sponsors: Debbie Pollart
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RESOLUTION of the City of San Leandro City Council Selecting Renewable 100 as the Default Product for San Leandro Customers Served by East Bay Community Energy

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WHEREAS, the San Leandro City Council demonstrates its commitment to an environmentally sustainable future through its policy goals and actions, including energy reduction, clean energy programs, and the expansion of local renewable power supply; and

WHEREAS, in November 2016, the City of San Leandro City Council adopted Resolution No. 2016-160 authorizing San Leandro's participation in Alameda County's Community Choice Energy program known as East Bay Community Energy (EBCE); and

WHEREAS, in June 2006, the City Council adopted GHG emissions targets of 20% below 2005 levels by 2020 and in May 2019, adopted new targets of 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 and 80% below 2005 levels by 2050; and

WHEREAS, on February 20, 2018, the City of San Leandro City Council received a presentation from East Bay Community Energy and approved the default rate for residential and commercial/industrial customers would be Bright Choice, and for municipal accounts it would be Brilliant 100; and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro's updated 2050 Climate Action Plan (CAP) was adopted by the San Leandro City Council on July 19, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the enrollment of San Leandro customers in Renewable 100 electricity will enable San Leandro to continue making progress toward meeting San Leandro's greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals; and

WHEREAS, on November 18, 2020, the EBCE Board of Directors voted to continue to offer Brilliant 100 only through December 31, 2021; and

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest to position citywide residential and commercial customers to take advantage of electricity service with the lowest emissions factor and best environmental profile by replacing Bright Choice with Renewable 100 as the default service plan. ...

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