Inscripción 2021

What to expect with Central Coast Community Energy (3CE)

      • A choice when it comes to your electricity needs
      • Clean and renewable energy at competitive rates
      • Local community reinvestment supporting clean energy solutions
Communities within San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties have chosen 3CE to be their primary electricity provider. All eligible electricity customers in these communities will begin service with 3CE throughout January 2021, with no action required.

Service Begins January 2021Cities of Arroyo Grande, Del Rey Oaks, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria and Solvang and Unincorporated Northern Santa Barbara County – (PG&E Service Territory) 

Service Begins October 2021:
Cities of Carpinteria, Goleta and Unincorporated Southern Santa Barbara county will begin service in October 2021 (SCE Service Territory)

How did my community join 3CE?
New customers with questions about how and when their community joined 3CE, please find details about the process and links to meetings here. 

About 3CE and the Community Choice Energy Community

3CE is one of 21 Community Choice Energy (CCE) agencies currently serving more than 10 million customers across California.

CCEs have quickly become the primary way Californians support clean energy at competitive rates.

CCEs establish local control, choice, competitive rates, clean and renewable energy advancement, and deliver impactful energy programs to local communities.  Learn more about CCEs here: cal-cca.org

3CE Service Offerings

All new 3CE customers are enrolled in our 3Cchoice service offering, with electricity generated by clean and renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal.

3Cchoice
 supports electricity from clean and renewable energy as part of the effort to put more clean energy on the grid, and less greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. 3Cchoice will reach 60% clean and renewable by 2025 and 100% clean and renewable by 2030. 3Cchoice requires no action to be enrolled. 
 
3Cprime supports 100% California eligible renewable energy generated solely from solar and wind, promoting the health of our oceans and our air.  3Cprime is available to all customers at an added cost of .8¢/kilowatt hour.  You can choose 3Cprime and support 100% renewable energy by visiting http://www.3Ce.org/opt-over/. Customers enrolling in January of 2021 are able to choose 3Cprime beginning November 1, 2020. 
 

Outreach and Notifications

3CE will host multiple informational webinars during your enrollment period. Bring your questions, all presentations will provide time for Q&A at the end.  Webinar schedule will be updated often. 3CE will also hold virtual office hours giving enrolling customers the opportunity to have their questions and concerns answered with our local customer service Energy Advisors. We hope to virtually see you soon!

Virtual Public Forums:

Virtual Public Forum for Residents
December 8, 2020 at 6pm
Virtual Public Forum for Residents
in Spanish – en Español
December 10, 2020 at 6pm

Virtual Office Hours:

Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
November 12, 2020 @ 3pm
Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
in Spanish – en Español
November 19, 2020 @ 6pm
Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
December 2, 2020 @ 4pm

Mailed Notifications:

Enrolling communities can expect to receive four mailers beginning in November 2020, two months ahead of service.  Two mailers will be received before service begins in January 2021 on the statement date, and two mailers will be receive after the start of service. 
 
Eligible customer mailer notification schedule:
        • November
        • December
        • February
        • March

COMPETITIVE PRICING

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$17.1 Million

Savings for 3CE customers since 2018

$34 Million

Estimated Savings for 3CE customers in 2020

CLEAN ENERGY

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GHG Emission Reduction

3CE’s local energy programs electrify transportation, building and agricultural equipment, improving local air quality
 
3CE is on a path to reach 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030 on behalf of the communities we serve

INVESTING LOCALLY

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Community Investment

As your local public agency, 3CE reinvests in the communities it serves through local energy programs, competitive rates and local contracts. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Committed to providing clean energy at competitive rates, 3CE replaces your utility provider’s role in sourcing electricity. 3CE determins how and where your electricity is generated, sourcing electricity from clean and renewable energy sources while your utility provider continues to deliver electricity and maintain electric infrastructure along with billing and customer service. 
 
You will continue to receive one PG&E or SCE bill with 3CE taking the place of your utility provider’s charges for electric generation. You will see a new line item on the first page of your bill, and a new 3CE page. Rest assured, these are not new or extra charges. 3CE is simply taking the place of your utility provider as your electricity generation provider.
2021 Enrollment begins 60 days prior to your January PG&E or SCE statement date and extends through 60 days past your January statement date. Enrollment is free and automatic. 3CE will be mailing notices using various media to ensure a high open-rate, beginning in November. Notice 1 will be mailed in November, notice 2 will hit mailboxes in December. January your service begins with 3CE on your electricity statement date. February, you will receive your first PG&E bill that includes 3CE charges for electric generation. You will also receive notice 3. Finally, you will receive the final notice 4 in March.
Following the enrollment of the cities of San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay, interest in Central Coast Community Energy grew throughout the cities and counties in the Central Coast.

Each city and county enrolling with 3CE underwent a comprehensive process of public engagement to ensure the public had an opportunity to weigh in about joining 3CE. It is required by law that each local government provide 2 noticed meetings for the following actions:
 
1) Adoption of resolution and waive and reading of the first ordinance
2) Second reading of the ordinance 
3CE has created extra enrollment months for NEM customers to optimize your enrollment to occur as close as possible to your existing true-up date. Your enrollment month will depend on which month is closest to your PG&E True-up. You will receive two mailed notices in the two months prior to your enrollment. For example, if your enrollment is in April, you will receive your mailed notices in February and March. Click here for more NEM information.

100% Clean and Renewable by 2030

In September of 2020, 3CE adopted an exciting new pathway  to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030 through new renewable projects. 
3CE’s interim goal is to achieve 60% clean and renewable energy by 2025 which is 5 years ahead of the state’s renewable energy goal. 
 
3CE has already contracted for over $1 billion in clean and renewable energy projects and expects to invest a total of $4 billion by 2030 with this new pathway. 

 

 This pathway is expected to create more green jobs and contribute to a greater reduction of greenhouse gas emissions for the State while ensuring competitive and stable rates for our customers.

Energizing Economic and Environmental Progress for the Central Coast

By sourcing clean electricity on behalf of the communities it serves, 3CE has already made significant gains in these areas and we look forward to continuing this progress throughout the Central Coast region at a greater and more accelerated scale. Thank you for choosing 3CE and all the benefits we have to offer!

 

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Did you know? 3CE rates are competitive and often cost less than your utility provider. 3CE has consistently delivered a cost-savings to the communities it serves since its launch in 2018. 

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Income qualified programs:  Programs such as CARE, FERA and Medical Baseline will continue seamlessly as a 3CE customer.

Central Coast Community Energy Customer Service

Customer Service Energy Advisors
Phone: 888-909-6227
E-Mail: EA@3CE.org
Extended call center hours:
Weekdays 7AM-7PM and Weekends 9AM-5P

Inscripción 2021

What to expect with Central Coast Community Energy (3CE)

      • A choice when it comes to your electricity needs
      • Clean and renewable energy at competitive rates
      • Local community reinvestment supporting clean energy solutions
Communities within San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties have chosen 3CE to be their primary electricity provider. All eligible electricity customers in these communities will begin service with 3CE throughout January 2021, with no action required.

Service Begins January 2021Cities of Arroyo Grande, Del Rey Oaks, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria and Solvang and Unincorporated Northern Santa Barbara County – (PG&E Service Territory) 

Service Begins October 2021:
Cities of Carpinteria, Goleta and Unincorporated Southern Santa Barbara county will begin service in October 2021 (SCE Service Territory)

How did my community join 3CE?
New customers with questions about how and when their community joined 3CE, please find details about the process and links to meetings here. 

About 3CE and the Community Choice Energy Community

3CE is one of 21 Community Choice Energy (CCE) agencies currently serving more than 10 million customers across California.

CCEs have quickly become the primary way Californians support clean energy at competitive rates.

CCEs establish local control, choice, competitive rates, clean and renewable energy advancement, and deliver impactful energy programs to local communities.  Learn more about CCEs here: cal-cca.org

3CE Service Offerings

All new 3CE customers are enrolled in our 3Cchoice service offering, with electricity generated by clean and renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal.

3Cchoice
 supports electricity from clean and renewable energy as part of the effort to put more clean energy on the grid, and less greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. 3Cchoice will reach 60% clean and renewable by 2025 and 100% clean and renewable by 2030. 3Cchoice requires no action to be enrolled. 
 
3Cprime supports 100% California eligible renewable energy generated solely from solar and wind, promoting the health of our oceans and our air.  3Cprime is available to all customers at an added cost of .8¢/kilowatt hour.  You can choose 3Cprime and support 100% renewable energy by visiting http://www.3Ce.org/opt-over/. Customers enrolling in January of 2021 are able to choose 3Cprime beginning November 1, 2020. 
 

Outreach and Notifications

3CE will host multiple informational webinars during your enrollment period. Bring your questions, all presentations will provide time for Q&A at the end.  Webinar schedule will be updated often. 3CE will also hold virtual office hours giving enrolling customers the opportunity to have their questions and concerns answered with our local customer service Energy Advisors. We hope to virtually see you soon!

Virtual Public Forums:

Virtual Public Forum for Residents
December 8, 2020 at 6pm
Virtual Public Forum for Residents
in Spanish – en Español
December 10, 2020 at 6pm

Virtual Office Hours:

Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
November 12, 2020 @ 3pm
Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
in Spanish – en Español
November 19, 2020 @ 6pm
Virtual Office Hours for
Residents
December 2, 2020 @ 4pm

Mailed Notifications:

Enrolling communities can expect to receive four mailers beginning in November 2020, two months ahead of service.  Two mailers will be received before service begins in January 2021 on the statement date, and two mailers will be receive after the start of service. 
 
Eligible customer mailer notification schedule:
        • November
        • December
        • February
        • March

COMPETITIVE PRICING

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$17.1 Million

Savings for 3CE customers since 2018

$34 Million

Estimated Savings for 3CE customers in 2020

CLEAN ENERGY

Eco_Enchufe

GHG Emission Reduction

3CE’s local energy programs electrify transportation, building and agricultural equipment, improving local air quality
 
3CE is on a path to reach 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030 on behalf of the communities we serve

INVESTING LOCALLY

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Community Investment

As your local public agency, 3CE reinvests in the communities it serves through local energy programs, competitive rates and local contracts. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Committed to providing clean energy at competitive rates, 3CE replaces your utility provider’s role in sourcing electricity. 3CE determins how and where your electricity is generated, sourcing electricity from clean and renewable energy sources while your utility provider continues to deliver electricity and maintain electric infrastructure along with billing and customer service. 
 
You will continue to receive one PG&E or SCE bill with 3CE taking the place of your utility provider’s charges for electric generation. You will see a new line item on the first page of your bill, and a new 3CE page. Rest assured, these are not new or extra charges. 3CE is simply taking the place of your utility provider as your electricity generation provider.
2021 Enrollment begins 60 days prior to your January PG&E or SCE statement date and extends through 60 days past your January statement date. Enrollment is free and automatic. 3CE will be mailing notices using various media to ensure a high open-rate, beginning in November. Notice 1 will be mailed in November, notice 2 will hit mailboxes in December. January your service begins with 3CE on your electricity statement date. February, you will receive your first PG&E bill that includes 3CE charges for electric generation. You will also receive notice 3. Finally, you will receive the final notice 4 in March.
Following the enrollment of the cities of San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay, interest in Central Coast Community Energy grew throughout the cities and counties in the Central Coast.

Each city and county enrolling with 3CE underwent a comprehensive process of public engagement to ensure the public had an opportunity to weigh in about joining 3CE. It is required by law that each local government provide 2 noticed meetings for the following actions:
 
1) Adoption of resolution and waive and reading of the first ordinance
2) Second reading of the ordinance 
3CE has created extra enrollment months for NEM customers to optimize your enrollment to occur as close as possible to your existing true-up date. Your enrollment month will depend on which month is closest to your PG&E True-up. You will receive two mailed notices in the two months prior to your enrollment. For example, if your enrollment is in April, you will receive your mailed notices in February and March. Click here for more NEM information.

100% Clean and Renewable by 2030

In September of 2020, 3CE adopted an exciting new pathway  to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030 through new renewable projects. 
3CE’s interim goal is to achieve 60% clean and renewable energy by 2025 which is 5 years ahead of the state’s renewable energy goal. 
 
3CE has already contracted for over $1 billion in clean and renewable energy projects and expects to invest a total of $4 billion by 2030 with this new pathway. 

 

 This pathway is expected to create more green jobs and contribute to a greater reduction of greenhouse gas emissions for the State while ensuring competitive and stable rates for our customers.

Energizing Economic and Environmental Progress for the Central Coast

By sourcing clean electricity on behalf of the communities it serves, 3CE has already made significant gains in these areas and we look forward to continuing this progress throughout the Central Coast region at a greater and more accelerated scale. Thank you for choosing 3CE and all the benefits we have to offer!

 

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Did you know? 3CE rates are competitive and often cost less than your utility provider. 3CE has consistently delivered a cost-savings to the communities it serves since its launch in 2018. 

foco_svg

Income qualified programs:  Programs such as CARE, FERA and Medical Baseline will continue seamlessly as a 3CE customer.

Central Coast Community Energy Customer Service

Customer Service Energy Advisors
Phone: 888-909-6227
E-Mail: EA@3CE.org
Extended call center hours:
Weekdays 7AM-7PM and Weekends 9AM-5P

Inscripción 2021

Lo que puede esperar con Central Coast Community Energy (3CE)

      • Una decisión cuando se trata de las necesidades eléctricas para la región.
      • Energía limpia y renovable a precios competitivos
      • Reinversión comunitaria que impulsa soluciones de energía limpia.
Las comunidades dentro de los condados de San Luis Obispo y Santa Bárbara han elegido participar con 3CE. a principios de enero 2021, clientes de electricidad en estas comunidades comenzarán a recibir servicio de 3CE, sin necesidad de llenar una solicitud.

El servicio comienza en enero 2021: Ciudades de Arroyo Grande, Del Rey Oaks, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa María y Solvang y partes no incorporadas dentro del Condado de Santa Bárbara – (Territorio de servicio de PG&E)
Servicio comienza
octubre 2021:
Las ciudades de Carpinteria, Goleta y partes no incorporadas del condado de Santa Bárbara comenzarán a recibir servicio en octubre 2021 (Territorio de Servicio SCE)


¿Cómo se unió mi comunidad a 3CE?
Nuevos clientes con preguntas sobre cómo y cuándo su comunidad se unió a 3CE, por favor encuentre detalles sobre el proceso y enlaces a reuniones aquí.

¿Quién es 3CE?

3CE es una de 21 agencias “Community Choice Energy (CCE)” que actualmente sirve a más de 10 millones de clientes californianos.

Las agencias “CCE” se han convertido rápidamente en la forma principal en que los californianos apoyan la energía limpia a precios competitivos.

Las agencias “CCE” establecen control local, decisión comunitaria, tarifas competitivas, avance de energía limpia y renovable, y programas de energía que impactan nuestras comunidades   locales. Para más información, visite:   cal-cca.org.  

Ofertas de servicio de 3CE

Todos los nuevos clientes de 3CE están inscritos en la oferta de servicios 3Cchoice. 3Cchoice ofrece electricidad generada via fuentes eólicas, solares y geotérmicas.

3Cchoice
apoya la electricidad limpia y renovable como parte del esfuerzo en poner más energía limpia en la red eléctrica, y reducir los gases de efecto invernadero. 3Cchoice alcanzará la energía 60% limpia y renovable para el año 2025 y un la energía 100% renovable para el año 2030. No se requiere ninguna acción para participar en el programa 3Cchoice.

3Cprime apoya la energía 100% renovable de California generada via fuentes solares y eólicas. 3Cprime está disponible para todos los clientes a un costo adicional de .8 centavos/kilovatio hora. Para mas información sobre 3Cprime, visite http://www.3Ce.org/opt-over/. Clientes que empiecen a recibir servicio en enero 2021 podrán elegir 3Cprime a partir del 1 de noviembre 2020.

Notificaciones y alcance comunitario

3CE organizará varios seminarios web durante el período de inscripción. Todas las presentaciones proporcionarán tiempo para preguntas y respuestas. Los horarios de los seminario web se actualizarán con frecuencia. 3CE también mantendrá el horario de oficina virtual dando a los clientes la oportunidad de hablar con nuestro equipo de servicio al cliente. ¡Esperamos verlos pronto!

Foros comunitarios virtuales:

Foro comunitario virtual para residentes
8 de diciembre 2020 a las 6pm
Foro comunitario virtual para residentes
En Español

10 de diciembre, 2020 a las 6 pm

Horarios de oficina virtual:

Horario de oficina para
Residentes

12 de noviembre, 2020 a las 3pm
Horario de oficina para
Residentes
En Español

19 de noviembre, 2020 a las 6 PM
Horario de oficina para
Residentes

2 de diciembre, 2020 a las 4pm

Notificaciones enviadas por correo:

Clientes recibirán cuatro notificaciones por correo dos meses antes del comienzo de servicio. El cliente recibirá dos notificaciones antes de que el servicio comience en enero 2021, y dos notificaciones después del inicio del servicio.
¿Cuándo recibiré mis notificaciones por correo?
        • Noviembre
        • Diciembre
        • Febrero
        • Marzo

PRECIOS COMPETITIVOS

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$17.1 Millones

en ahorros para clientes de 3CE desde el 2018

$34 millones

en ahorros pronosticados para el 2020

ENERGÍA LIMPIA

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Reducción de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI)

Los programas energéticos de 3CE electrifican equipos de transporte, construcción y agricultura.
3CE está en camino de alcanzar energía 100% limpia y renovable para el año 2030 en nombre de las comunidades a las que servimos

INVIRTIENDO LOCALMENTE

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Inversión comunitaria

Como agencia pública local, 3CE reinvierte en las comunidades a las que sirve a través de programas energéticos, tarifas competitivas y contratos locales.

Preguntas frecuentes

Comprometidos con proporcionar energía limpia a precios competitivos, 3CE reemplaza el papel de su proveedor de servicios públicos en determinar como y donde se genera su electricidad. 3CE determina cómo y dónde se genera su electricidad. Su proveedor eléctrico continuará entregando electricidad y manteniendo la infraestructura eléctrica junto con la facturación.
Usted seguirá recibiendo una factura de PG&E o SCE. 3CE se encargara de los cargos de generación eléctrica. Usted vera este cambio en la primera página de su factura y una pagina adicional detallando los cargos de 3CE. Estos no son nuevos o cargos adicionales. 3CE ahorra se encarga de generar la electricidad para los clientes en la costa central.
La inscripción en 2021 comenzara 60 días antes de la fecha de su estado de cuenta de enero de PG&E o SCE y se extenderá 60 días después de la fecha de su estado de cuenta de enero. La inscripción es gratuita y automática. A partir de noviembre, 3CE enviará avisos por correo utilizando diversos medios para garantizar una inscripción exitosa. El primer aviso se enviará por correo durante el mes de noviembre. El segundo aviso se enviará durante el mes diciembre. Su servicio con 3CE comenzara cuando usted reciba su factura eléctrica en enero. En febrero, usted recibirá su primer factura de PG&E que incluirá cargos de generación eléctrica de 3CE. También recibirá un tercer aviso. Finalmente, en marzo usted recibirá el aviso final.
Después de la inscripción de las ciudades de San Luis Obispo y Morro Bay, el interés en Central Coast Community Energy creció en todas las ciudades y condados de la Costa Central.

Cada ciudad y condado que se inscribió con 3CE se sometió a un proceso integral para asegurar que el público tuviera la oportunidad de opinar sobre la participación con 3CE. La ley exige que cada gobierno local proporcione 2 reuniones comunitarias para las siguientes acciones:
1) La aprobación de una resolución y la lectura de la primera ordenanza
2) La segunda lectura de la ordenanza
3CE ha designando meses de inscripción adicionales para que los clientes NEM se inscriban en el servicio 3CE lo más cerca posible de su fecha de caducidad. Su mes de inscripción dependerá de la fecha que usted hace su pago anual, Recibirá dos avisos por correo dos meses antes de su inscripción. Por ejemplo, si su inscripción es en abril, recibirá avisos por correo en febrero y marzo. información sobre el programa NEM.

Energía 100% limpia y renovable para el año 2030

En septiembre de 2020, 3CE adoptó un nuevo y emocionante camino hacia la energía 100% limpia y renovable para el año 2030 a través de nuevos proyectos renovables.
El objetivo provisional de 3CE es lograr el 60% de la energía limpia y renovable para el año 2025, 5 años antes del objetivo estatal.
3CE ha invertido más de mil millones de dólares en proyectos de energía limpia y renovable y espera que invierta un total de 4 mil millones de dólares para el año 2030 con este nuevo camino.

Se espera que esta camino cree más empleos y contribuya a la reducción de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero para el estado. 3CE también tiene como meta el garantizar tarifas competitivas y estables para nuestros clientes.

Energizando el progreso económico y ambiental para la costa central

Al abastecerse electricidad limpia en nombre de las comunidades a las que sirve, 3CE ha logrado avances significativos en estas áreas y se espera que continué el progreso en toda la región de la Costa Central. ¡Gracias por elegir 3CE y todos los beneficios que tenemos para ofrecer!

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¿Sabía usted que? Las tarifas de 3CE son competitivas y a menudo cuestan menos que su proveedor de servicios públicos. 3CE ha proporcionado constantemente un ahorro económico a las comunidades a las que sirve desde su lanzamiento en 2018.

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Programas de asistencia: Los programas CARE, FERA y Medical Baseline continuarán bajo 3CE.

Servicio al cliente de Central Coast Community Energy

Asesores energéticos de Servicio al Cliente
Teléfono: 888-909-6227
Correo electrónico: EA@3CE.org
Horario extendido del centro de llamadas:
lunes-viernes 7AM-7PM y sábado-domingo 9AM-5PM