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


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Flex Alert

To lessen the stress on the power grid during this heat wave, the CA Grid Operator CAISO has called a flex alert for Thursday, June 17 to help avoid blackouts.

All residents and businesses are asked to save energy from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

    • Avoid using large appliances like dishwashers, washing machines, and dryers.
    • Set the A/C to 78 degrees or higher if health permits.
    • Turn off unneeded lights and close blinds and curtains.
    • Pre-cool your home or open windows overnight or in the morning to let cool air in.
    • View more tips.

The City of San José has activated two Cooling Centers through June 18 at Camden Community Center and the Joyce Ellington Community Center from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.