SJCE Is Our New Electricity Supplier
San José Clean Energy, or SJCE, is the City of San José’s new electricity supplier—charting our path to a greener future. We are the Community Energy department of the City of San José, dedicated to creating a more sustainable future for our customers and our community. The San José City Council unanimously voted to create SJCE in May 2017 and we’ll begin serving residents and businesses in February 2019.
With SJCE, our city will initially see about an 18 percent reduction in GHG emissions from electricity generation. That’s like taking about 35,000 passenger vehicles off the road, or the annual energy use of 12,800 homes.
All revenues stay right here in San José. We’re “owned” by the community.
We don’t have to charge extra to generate a profit or pay dividends to shareholders, which helps keep our prices competitive and stable. Plus, we will invest in local programs, such as clean energy generation projects and energy efficiency, that create jobs and value for all residents here in San José.
We don’t charge extra to generate a profit or pay dividends, which keeps our prices competitive and stable
We invest in local programs, such as renewable clean energy generation projects and energy efficiency
Run by our community
- City Council meets every Tuesday at 1:30 pm in City Hall. City Council Agendas are posted one week in advance, and meetings are livestreamed.
- The Advisory Commission meets monthly in City Hall. Advisory Commission agendas are posted one week in advance.
A Proven Concept
Communities throughout California are already benefiting from their own locally controlled electricity providers: almost 2 million residents and businesses have saved over $89 million and are taking the equivalent of 200,000 cars off the roads every year. There are ten Northern California energy companies similar to San José Clean Energy.
- Silicon Valley Clean Energy - Serving Santa Clara County except San José
- Peninsula Clean Energy - Serving San Mateo County
- Sonoma Clean Power - Serving Sonoma and Mendocino Counties
- MCE Clean Energy - Serving Marin, Napa and Contra Costa Counties
- CleanPowerSF - Serving San Francisco
- East Bay Community Energy - Serving Alameda County
- Monterey Bay Community Power - Serving Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
- Valley Clean Energy - Serving Yolo County
- Pioneer Community Energy - Serving Placer County
- Redwood Energy - Serving Humboldt County