MCE Offers Free Charging for Electric Vehicles at MCE Solar Charge in San Rafael

MCE is offering free charging for electric vehicles (EVs) at our San Rafael office location in an effort to support our customers during this challenging time. Instructions for free charging have been posted on our EV charging stations located at 1125 Tamalpais Avenue in San Rafael. MCE’s 10 EV charging stations will be free until [...]

Is MCE Cheaper than PG&E? And Other Facts About MCE

If you’re new to MCE service, we know you may have questions. Who is MCE? How are my services changing? Will I need to pay another bill? Is MCE cheaper than my previous service with PG&E? MCE is here to help answer these questions so that you can feel great about your new energy [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|MCE News|

MCE Announces 10-Year Anniversary

Pictured above: MCE celebrates at its launch event on May 7, 2010. Founding Board Chair, Charles McGlashan, is at the podium. Celebrating Its Role in Transforming Community Energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2020 MCE Press Contact: Jenna Famular, Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE is excited to [...]

MCE Community Partnerships Support Resiliency Efforts

MCE is partnering with local community-based organizations to inform our resiliency program strategy, enabling us to more effectively serve our customers. As a public agency formed by local advocacy, community partnerships and collaborations are not only core to our mission but also offer a unique ability to create programs through grassroots engagement sensitive to local [...]

By |April 30th, 2020|Resiliency|

A Decade of Community Choice Energy in California

How a Decade of Community Choice Changed California’s Energy Landscape for Good By Dawn Weisz, CEO, MCE “New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!” –Arthur C. Clarke Community Roots: [...]

By |May 5th, 2020|MCE News|

What Is the California Climate Credit on My Energy Bill?

This April, customers will see the annual California Climate Credit show up on their PG&E bill. The credit is typically applied to customers’ bills each year in April and October as part of California’s efforts to fight climate change. This State program requires power plants, natural gas distributers, and other large industries that emit [...]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Homes, MCE News|

How MCE Employees Support Our Mission to Protect the Earth

Earth Day is upon us and the theme for 2020 is “climate action.” In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day this year, MCE is shining a light on one of the ways that MCE employees celebrate the earth all year long by taking actions to make their commutes more eco-friendly (when they [...]

MCE Announces Partner for Comprehensive Energy Storage Program

TRC will help support MCE’s community and vulnerable customer resiliency efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2020 MCE Press Contact: Jenna Famular | Communications Manager (925) 378-6747 | SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif. — MCE is pleased to announce TRC as our partner to develop and implement an innovative, dispatchable, behind-the-meter battery energy storage [...]

Happy 50th Anniversary Earth Day!

In these challenging times, we remain committed to creating climate resilience within the communities we serve in Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano Counties. “We’ll just keep trying to do the right thing…to do the best for the Earth...with every action and decision we make.” —MCE Founding Board Chair, Charles McGlashan (1961–2011) Together with our [...]

By |April 17th, 2020|MCE News|