East Bay Community Energy: Scott Haggerty’s Instrumental Role

About ten years ago, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty was sitting at a board meeting for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) when he first heard the concept of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). Marin Clean Energy was getting ready to launch, helped along by a planning grant from BAAQMD.

“The thought of sustainable energy at a reduced price was attractive to me,” he says now. “So I talked to my colleagues on the Board of Supervisors about their interest in setting up a CCA, and they were willing to go along with it. They were all very excited about seeing something like this happen.”

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