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Community Impact Report 2020

Community Impact Report 20202020-05-21T14:37:21-07:00
  • Community Impact Report 2020

Dear Neighbors,

According to a 2019 survey, 76% of San Mateo County residents feel climate change is not being addressed aggressively enough.*

The good news is that by working together we have steadily cut hundreds of thousands of metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by using cleaner electricity. And this has been done while saving our residents and businesses millions of dollars through lower electric rates.

We also reinvest in programs to slice tailpipe emissions through electric vehicle incentives, and provide clean energy backup for customers most vulnerable to power outages. Peninsula Clean Energy is pleased to highlight in this Community Impact Report what we and members of our communities are doing to achieve our collective vision of offering affordable and reliable emission-free power.

Of course, there is much more to do. But if our progress so far is any indication, San Mateo County will continue to lead efforts to fight global climate change for California and the country.

And we’ll continue to save you money while we provide you cleaner and greener electricity.

Jan Pepper
CEO
Peninsula Clean Energy

*January 2019 survey of 572 respondents chosen randomly

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Lyngso Garden Materials, a renewable connection

May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Community Impact Report|

“Anything that helps grow plants or is related to landscaping, we have here,” says Kan Parthiban, sustainability coordinator of green-devoted Lyngso Garden Materials in San Carlos. That includes organic composts, soils and fertilizers, of course, but the family-run employee-owned business is also the source of larger landscaping items, such as boulders, flagstones and rocks, water features and pottery. “What ties ...(continue)

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Keeping the lights on

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|Tags: |

Peninsula Clean Energy plans to help the community become energy resilient Over the next three years, Peninsula Clean Energy will be investing $10 million to develop short- and long-term plans and infrastructure to ensure communities will have access to potentially life-saving energy, even in the event of a natural disaster. “Energy resiliency is the idea that all of ...(continue)

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Where does the energy in San Mateo County come from?

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|

A question we frequently get is: where does the energy in San Mateo County come from? Read our Community Impact Report to see what kind of energy sources we use, and where they come from. Links Full Community Impact Report Now online, Wright Solar Park — developed and managed by Clēnera, a renewable ...(continue)

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How healthy is your home?

May 12th, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|Tags: |

Among the many innovative programs that Peninsula Clean Energy offers its customers in San Mateo County is its Healthy Home Connect program. It’s designed to assist struggling families in San Mateo County not only with energy-efficiency issues that call for such improvements as new insulation, weather stripping and window replacement, but with health-related concerns as well. Your home could ...(continue)

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