Cleaner Energy

Cleaner Energy

We offer customers renewable power options at competitive prices. Shifting to cleaner sources of energy is better for your health and the environment.

Reliable Service

Reliable Service

SJCE buys cleaner electricity for you, and PG&E delivers it over their utility lines. PG&E continues to maintain their delivery infrastructure, respond to outages, and provide billing.

Comm Benefits

Community Benefits

As a government agency, we’re not-for-profit—revenues will fund competitive rates and local programs, such as electric vehicle charging infrastructure and energy efficiency incentives.

How It Works

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Sourcing and building cleaner energy


Flowing clean energy into our state’s power supply


Delivering energy, maintaining lines, serving customers


Using cleaner energy, preserving the environment

Renewable Energy and Reliability Investments

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Kern County (1)

  • 100 MW solar
  • Developer: Terra-Gen
    • 15-year agreement
    • Operational by the end of 2022

Kern County (2)

  • 62 MW of solar
  • Developer: Terra-Gen
    • Innovative 12-year agreement, guaranteed to provide 16 hours of renewable energy every day, 7 days a week
    • Includes battery storage
    • Operational by the end of 2021
  • Both Terra-Gen projects will provide enough renewable electricity to power 79,000 homes annually

Fresno County

  • 100 MW of solar + 10 MW of battery storage
  • Developer: EDP Renewables North America LLC
    • 20-year agreement
    • Operational by the end of 2022
  • Will provide enough renewable electricity to power nearly 36,000 homes annually

New Mexico

  • 225 MW of wind
  • Developer: Pattern Energy
    • 15-year agreement
    • Operational by the end of 2021
  • Will provide enough renewable electricity to power nearly 186,000 homes annually


San José Clean Energy Service is Getting Cleaner!

San José Clean Energy (SJCE) has provided San José homes and…

Time-of-Use Electricity Rates Explained + Upcoming Webinars

As part of a statewide initiative, all California electric customers…
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Payment Assistance Programs to Help Manage Your Bill

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San José Clean Energy Seeking Technical Consulting Services

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Time-of-Use Transition – June 2021

As part of a statewide initiative, most San José Clean Energy residential customers will be transitioned to a Time-of-Use rate plan (Peak Pricing 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Every Day) THIS MONTH to ensure greater grid reliability and support a clean energy future.


Visit our Time-of-Use page to learn more about your options, including bill protection and how you could save money.

Para obtener información en español, visite: www.SanJoseCleanEnergy.org/es/TOU

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Commercial customers have been transitioned to the new evening peak Time-of-Use rate structure (as of March 1). Visit www.pge.com/tou