It’s All About Choice
You’re paying for electricity. Now you can choose how it’s generated and what you pay.
Residents and businesses in our service area with existing PG&E accounts are automatically enrolled in SVCE’s GreenStart electric generation service. You can also choose to upgrade to GreenPrime or choose to remain with PG&E’s generation service.
SOLAR CUSTOMERS: Please see our rooftop solar page for more info about the SVCE Net Energy Metering program.
The SVCE base electric plan, GreenStart, comes from renewable and carbon-free sources such as solar, wind and geothermal. New customers are automatically enrolled in in this plan, which costs less than PG&E.
Qualified new and existing SVCE customers can participate in federal and regional financial assistance programs to help reduce energy costs. Learn more about these programs at the SVCE financial assistance programs webpage.
*Sourced from wind, solar, hydro and other renewable and carbon-free energy sources to meet the total annual demand of SVCE customers.
Clean Energy Resources
Silicon Valley Clean Energy customers are using their power to increase demand for clean electricity. We have contracted for more than $1.6 billion in long-term renewable energy resources. These projects will add new renewables to California’s grid and create hundreds of construction jobs. These resources are expected to come online from 2021 – 2023.
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Choose to upgrade to GreenPrime, the SVCE 100% renewable generation service, and be at the forefront of our community’s commitment to a clean energy future. GreenPrime is is generated from 100% renewable, carbon-free sources, such as solar, wind and geothermal in California and on the western grid. The power mix of GreenPrime will vary each year. Buying GreenPrime further expands generation from these new and competitive renewable energy sources.
GreenPrime is available at a premium of less than 1 penny per kilowatt-hour. For a typical residential customer, that’s less than $5 a month.
As a customer, you can choose “GreenPrime, Anytime” after you’ve been enrolled in GreenStart.
Additional GreenPrime Certification Information
The SVCE GreenPrime 100% Renewable Energy product is Green-e® Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org
For a complete list of the resources included in GreenPrime or to view highlights of the conditions of your subscription, see the Power Content Label and Price, Terms & Conditions.
The Rewards of Being a GreenPrime Business
Choosing GreenPrime can help your business meet additional renewable energy goals and help qualify you for prestigious certifications.
Welcome Back to Clean Energy
If you have opted out of Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s electric generation service, you can re-enroll to pay less for electricity and participate in your a locally-owned clean energy program that was founded to support your community.
Solar and Net Energy Metering Customers
If you have solar generation installed at your home or business, you can earn credits for the renewable power you generate and offset some or all of the charges you would normally pay for using electricity. SVCE’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) program pays higher rates for surplus electricity than PG&E does.
If you already are a NEM customer with PG&E, your account is automatically enrolled in the SVCE NEM program. PG&E will true-up your account at the time of your enrollment.