3 million residents and businesses have chosen sustainable electricity with CPA

We partner with local leaders to help bring access to renewable energy to Southern California. 32 communities across Los Angeles and Ventura counties have opted for clean power through CPA.

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Map of CPA's Service Territories listing Ojai, Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Malibu, Simi Valley, Westlake Village, Calabasas, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Culver City, West Hollywood, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Alhambra, Arcadia, Hawthorne, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Temple city, Whittier, Downey, Paramount, Carson, Rolling Hills Estates, Hawaiian Gardens, Claremont,

Not just green: we’re also competitively-priced, reliable, & local

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Our Growth

CPA’s mission is to make renewable energy in California available at accessible prices while reinvesting in our local communities. In just a few years CPA has become the 5th largest electricity provider in California and the largest supplier of 100% renewable energy in the nation.

Established in 2017

Clean Power Alliance of Southern California was established in 2017 by Los Angeles County and the cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena as a California Joint Powers Authority and an administrator of a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. By early 2018, 31 communities across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties joined the new agency.

Feburary 2018

CPA begins serving about 2,000 Los Angeles County accounts.

June 2018

CPA begins serving non-residential customers in the unincorporated communities of Los Angeles County, and the cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena.

December 2018

The city of Westlake Village is the first new community to join CPA, bringing the total number of communities in CPA to 32. CPA begins serving Westlake Village customers in June of 2020.

February 2019

CPA begins mass enrollment of almost 900,000 residential customers. Ten CPA communities choose 100% Green Power as their default rate while preserving an individual customers’ choice to select a lower rate or continue with Southern California Edison.

June 2019

CPA completes enrollment of over 100,000 non-residential customers. Ten CPA communities choose 100% Green Power as their default rate while preserving an individual customers’ choice to select a lower rate or continue with Southern California Edison.

March 2020

CPA transitions staff and public meetings virtually in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. CPA successfully navigates the ensuing economic disruption and helps struggling customers with millions of dollars in bill credits and other forms of assistance.

June 2020

CPA’s Board of Directors approves a 5-year Local Programs for a Clean Energy Future strategic plan calling for $200 million of investment in local clean energy resources and customer programs.

October 2020

Malibu and Sierra Madre become the first two cities to change their default energy product to 100% Green Power, leading a wave of 9 more communities to change their default rates over the next two years and to CPA having more customers on 100% renewable energy plans than any other utility in the country.

January 2021

CPA becomes the first CCA to launch a community renewables program. Branded as Power Share, the program offers low-income customers a 20% bill discount and 100% renewable energy sourced from locally-developed solar power facilities.

July 2021

CPA maintains a participation rate of over 95% in the face of extreme rate volatility and rising customer costs.

December 2021

CPA passes the $100 million level in financial reserves, making significant progress towards the Board-adopted target of accumulating a minimum of 30% of annual operating expenses in reserves.
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Established in 2017

Clean Power Alliance of Southern California was established in 2017 by Los Angeles County and the cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena as a California Joint Powers Authority and an administrator of a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. By early 2018, 31 communities across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties joined the new agency.

Feburary 2018

CPA begins serving about 2,000 Los Angeles County accounts.

June 2018

CPA begins serving non-residential customers in the unincorporated communities of Los Angeles County, and the cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena.

December 2018

The city of Westlake Village is the first new community to join CPA, bringing the total number of communities in CPA to 32. CPA begins serving Westlake Village customers in June of 2020.

February 2019

CPA begins mass enrollment of almost 900,000 residential customers. Ten CPA communities choose 100% Green Power as their default rate while preserving an individual customers’ choice to select a lower rate or continue with Southern California Edison.

June 2019

CPA completes enrollment of over 100,000 non-residential customers. Ten CPA communities choose 100% Green Power as their default rate while preserving an individual customers’ choice to select a lower rate or continue with Southern California Edison.

March 2020

CPA transitions staff and public meetings virtually in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. CPA successfully navigates the ensuing economic disruption and helps struggling customers with millions of dollars in bill credits and other forms of assistance.

June 2020

CPA’s Board of Directors approves a 5-year Local Programs for a Clean Energy Future strategic plan calling for $200 million of investment in local clean energy resources and customer programs.

October 2020

Malibu and Sierra Madre become the first two cities to change their default energy product to 100% Green Power, leading a wave of 9 more communities to change their default rates over the next two years and to CPA having more customers on 100% renewable energy plans than any other utility in the country.

January 2021

CPA becomes the first CCA to launch a community renewables program. Branded as Power Share, the program offers low-income customers a 20% bill discount and 100% renewable energy sourced from locally-developed solar power facilities.

July 2021

CPA maintains a participation rate of over 95% in the face of extreme rate volatility and rising customer costs.

December 2021

CPA passes the $100 million level in financial reserves, making significant progress towards the Board-adopted target of accumulating a minimum of 30% of annual operating expenses in reserves.

The People of Clean Power Alliance

CPA's Board of members

The Board

Our Board members are locally elected officials who represent and serve our communities. The board works closely with our CPA staff, led by CEO Ted Bardacke, to bring you clean energy options at competitive rates while adhering to local community values.

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Our Team

Our professional staff has more than 100 years of energy industry experience in both the public and private sectors and is dedicated to helping our customers have more access to clean renewable energy and local customer programs. 

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Our Community Advisory Committee

Our Community Advisory Committee consists of diverse leaders from the Southern California neighborhoods that we serve. They advise our Board of Directors and professional staff on policies and programs that best suit the interest of our communities & our customers.

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