Community Choice Electricity (CCE) Program (Formerly called "Community Choice Aggregation (CCA)" )
Town Resolution (June 22, 2020)
The Portsmouth Town Council passed a resolution that authorized the Town Administrator to research and Develop a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program to pursue programs that offer an opportunity to lower electrical energy costs to individual consumers and allow for selection of renewable sources for electrical energy pursuant to authority provided in Rhode Island General Law Section 39-3-1.2.
The resolution further directs that the town review and consider the program being pursued by other RI municipalities to pursue the potential of increasing the collective bulk purchasing power.
Consultant Agreement with Good Energy
Portsmouth Community Electricity Plan
Public Hearing Conducted August 11, 2020
A Public Hearing was held on August 11, 2020 which allowed the the plan will be sent to the RI Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for review. Due to COVID the plan review by the PUC was delayed.
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An update was provided to the Town Council in June 2021.
The RI Public Utilities Commission has set the following schedule (Docket No. 5169)
Public Hearing - Held August 10, 2021
Intervenor Position - Completed August 27, 2021
Division's Position - Completed September 9, 2021
Reply by Portsmouth (if any) - Completed September 16, 2021
PUC Decision - In process as of October 1, 2021. Additional comments due to PUC October 20, 2021
Questions or Comments?
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