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2017

12/11/2017 News Release – Rate Reduction   (Dec. 11)

Published: Monday, December 11, 2017

Pioneer Community Energy will reduce electricity generation rates 3% for customers in unincorporated Placer County, Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis and Rocklin in 2018 On Dec. 11, the Pioneer Community Energy (Pioneer) Board held a public hearing and then approved an electric generation rate package that reduces rates by 3% below current PG&E electric generation rates. Residents and businesses within Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin and unincorporated Placer County that currently receive electric generation from PG&E will receive the benefits of Pioneer’s lower rates starting 

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12/06/2017 News Release – 1st Enrollment Notices   (Dec. 08)

Published: Friday, December 08, 2017

Pioneer Community Energy Enrollment Notices in the mail to Residents and Businesses for Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin and unincorporated Placer County PLACER COUNTY, Calif. – In December, residents and businesses will receive the first of several notices informing them about the coming change in their electric energy supply from Pioneer Community Energy (Pioneer). Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin and Placer County have partnered to provide lower cost electricity to the residents and businesses within their jurisdictions. Every customer will continue to receive a PG&E bill 

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11/30/2017 Public Hearing Notice – Rates   (Nov. 30)

Published: Thursday, November 30, 2017

This notice was first published November 30, 2017 and again December 7, 2017 in the following publications: Auburn Journal, Colfax Record (before it stopped printing), Lincoln News Messenger, Loomis News, Placer Herald, Roseville Press Tribune.   PIONEER COMMUNITY ENERGY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO SET ELECTRIC GENERATION RATES  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, the Governing Board of Pioneer Community Energy will conduct a public hearing on December 11, 2017, at the hour of 3:15 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard), at the regular meeting place of the Governing Board of Pioneer 

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7/21/2017 Public Hearing Notice – Implementation Plan   (Jul. 21)

Published: Friday, July 21, 2017

This public notice was published July 21, 2017 and July 26, 2017 in the following publications: Auburn Journal, Colfax Record, Loomis News, Lincoln News Messenger, Placer Herald, Roseville Tribune, and the Sacramento Bee. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pioneer Community Energy Adoption of Community Choice Aggregation Implementation Plan NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pioneer Community Energy, a Joint Exercise of Powers Agency, will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Placer County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603 to consider formation of a Community 

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2016

06/23/2016 News Release – Preliminary Financing   (Jun. 23)

Published: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Placer County Board of Supervisors approves preliminary financing for Community Choice Energy Program On June 21, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a preliminary financing plan and introduced an ordinance for the development of Community Choice Energy (CCE) program for Placer County. CCE programs allow local governments to provide electricity based on the pooled energy use of ratepayers within their jurisdictions and in the territories of investor owned utilities (IOSs) such as PG&E and Liberty Energy. The CCE program will purchase and provide the electricity and will work with 

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06/07/2016 News Release – CCA Exploration   (Jun. 07)

Published: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Placer County explores Community Choice Energy as energy supply option The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved moving forward with certain items related to the assessment and planning for a Community Choice Aggregation or Community Choice Energy (CCE) program and its possible benefits for businesses and residents in Placer County.  A CCE in Placer County would provide a choice for purchasing energy and provide local control over rates and incentives as well as the opportunity to utilize locally generated power to meet business and residential electrical needs. CCE programs allow local 

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