San Francisco Legacy Business Veritable Vegetable Enrolls in CleanPowerSF’s SuperGreen Program

Veritable Vegetable, a San Francisco-based organic produce distributor, has become the first Legacy Business to enroll in CleanPowerSF’s SuperGreen program, which provides 100 percent renewable energy service. The SFPUC operates CleanPowerSF, which offers two choices for cleaner energy. The Green service program is 48 percent renewable, and the SuperGreen service is 100 percent renewable. As…

San Francisco Issues $2.5 Billion Offer Letter for Purchase of PG&E Assets

Last week, the City and County of San Francisco submitted a $2.5 billion offer letter to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for purchase of the company’s electricity assets in San Francisco. The offer letter was the result of an eight-month process, which began in January when Mayor London N. Breed directed the SFPUC to…

Solar Installation Lifts Off at the San Francisco Opera House

Construction has started on the SFPUC’s latest rooftop solar installation at the Opera House in Civic Center. The rooftop solar system, which joins other installations around the city, will produce between 138,00 and 145,000 kilowatt hours of energy per year, which would be enough electricity to power about 20 homes for a year. The SFPUC…

CleanPowerSF Accomplishes a Year of Milestones

CleanPowerSF has been growing – rapidly. With the final large enrollment completed, most of San Francisco’s residential customers joined CleanPowerSF and more than quadrupled the SFPUC’s customer base. More customers also means more energy procured and supplied, more mailers sent, and more revenue earned that the SFPUC can reinvest back into the community.   A…

How San Francisco’s Civic Center is Becoming a Sustainability Hub

San Francisco’s Civic Center is transforming into a beacon of sustainability. In 2008, the San Francisco Civic Center was designated as a sustainable resource district by Mayor Gavin Newson. This initiative was aimed at creating a historic green district by upgrading the City’s Civic Center buildings into global models that demonstrate energy and water efficiency,…