Energy Talks: 3 Ways to Save Money with Time-Of-Use Rates

This July 2021, most CleanPowerSF and PG&E residential customers will transition to a Time-of-Use rate plan. A Time-of-Use Rate plan means that when you use electricity matters just as much as how much energy you use. CleanPoweSF Utility Specialist and Energy Savings Expert, Justin Pine, joined us to share his top three tips for how…

Roadmap to 100% Renewable Energy: CleanPowerSF Energy Contracts

Some people may be curious about the clean energy resources that are generating electricity to power their homes and businesses in San Francisco. For CleanPowerSF customers, the SFPUC sources clean energy from all over the Golden State. Since launching in 2016, the SFPUC, through CleanPowerSF, has committed to a multitude of clean, renewable energy projects…

CleanPowerSF Joins New Joint Powers Agency to Advance Climate Goals

CleanPowerSF, one of the SFPUC’s renewable energy programs, is officially a member of the California Community Power Joint Powers Agency (JPA). Now, CleanPowerSF can join other organizations to increase its buying power for the purchase of new clean energy and reliability resources that will help advance state and local climate action goals. “Addressing the challenges…

CleanPowerSF Achieves Renewable Energy Goals Ahead of Schedule

On Earth Day, Mayor London N. Breed also announced San Francisco is exceeding its key environmental goals, including that CleanPowerSF will provide all customer 100% renewable electricity by 2025.  The transition to 100% renewable energy is five years ahead of CleanPowerSF’s initial goal of 2030 and 20 years ahead of California’s projected timeline. CleanPowerSF Green customers are currently receiving…

SFPUC Completes First Solar Plus Storage Project

The SFPUC recently completed its first solar plus storage installation at the SFPD Academy in Diamond Heights. While the SFPUC owns and operates numerous solar arrays across the city that provide energy to Hetch Hetchy Power and CleanPowerSF customers, this new installation includes a storage component to help build resiliency into our power grid. The…

SFPUC Recognized for Dependable Power Service

The SFPUC has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020. Hetch Hetchy Power, the City’s public power utility, was one of the nation’s most dependable service providers last year, according to the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities.  APPA helps electric utilities…