January 8, 2017

San Diego Community Choice Energy Forum 2017

Understanding Community Choice Energy - The Path to 100% Clean Energy
March 10, 2017

Thank you for a successful, sold-out forum!


When: Friday, March 10, 2017 | 8:00am to 4:00pm

Where: Renovate America, 16620 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127

Why: Community Choice Energy has become an increasingly popular option among local governments interested in providing greater local control, customer choice, cleaner power and cost-competitive energy options. San Diego is ready to learn. We have assembled a team of experts from around the state and right here in our hometown-- from proven as well as nascent community choice programs-- to walk you through the nuts, bolts, challenges, and opportunities of Community Choice, so you are armed with all the facts and can make an informed decision about the best pathway for your community.

Hosted By: * Climate Action Campaign * Renovate America * San Diego Energy District *


  • Elected officials and key staff members
  • Business leaders in the cleantech sector
  • Community organization leaders
  • Clean energy workforce representatives
  • Government employees specializing in energy, climate and water issues




8am  Registration and Breakfast

8:30am Welcome and Introduction 

9am Panel 1: What is Community Choice Energy, How Does It Work, and Where is it Successful?

Moderator: Cecilia Aguillon, Director of Market Development, Kyocera Solar, Inc.

10:30am Mid-Morning Break and Snacks

11am Panel 2: How to Develop a Community Choice Energy Program

Moderator: Erika Morgan, Executive Director, San Diego Energy District

1pm Lunch & Keynote Speaker: Mayor R. Rex Parris, City of Lancaster

2pm Panel 3: CCE Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities

Moderator: Nilmini Silva-Send, Assistant Director, University of San Diego Energy Policy Initiatives Center

3:15pm-4pm Networking and Refreshements

*Thanks to our Sponsors*

Host Sponsor

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Innovator Sponsors

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sponsorship Information Here
For more: Kayla Race, Director of Operations and Programs, Climate Action Campaign, kayla@climateactioncampaign.org, 619-419-1222

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