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What is Local Sol?

By | November 21st, 2015|

Local Sol electricity is 100% new, local solar energy offering, and is currently limited to 600 customers. The cost is directly tied to the rates paid through MCE’s Feed-In Tariff program, providing guaranteed, long-term rate stability. More about Local Sol.

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Is the 50% or 100% renewable energy transmitted directly to an MCE customer’s home or business?

By | November 21st, 2015|

No. MCE buys and builds cleaner electricity supply. This electricity is fed onto the statewide shared electric grid and then moves down the path of least resistance to customers. This is why accounting is important. Clean energy is accounted through contracts and renewable energy certificates that confer the “renewable attributes” of that energy. It needs [...]

Can I switch between Light Green, Deep Green, and Local Sol?

By | November 21st, 2015|

Yes, MCE customers can switch between the Light Green, Deep Green, and Local Sol products. To switch , please call us at 1 (888) 632-3674 or email us at Please have your PG&E account info on hand.

What is Deep Green?

By | November 21st, 2015|

Signing-up for Deep Green means 100% of the power you are paying for comes from clean renewable sources. It costs an additional penny per kilowatt-hour ($0.01/kWh) to step up from MCE’s 50% renewable to 100% renewable (that’s only about $5 more per month for the average home). Half of the Deep Green premium is directed [...]

What is Light Green?

By | November 21st, 2015|

Light Green is MCE’s default electricity service offering, so customers automatically start with Light Green. Light Green is 56% renewable: more than twice the renewable energy than is otherwise available to customers from PG&E. More about Light Green.