Monterey Bay Community Power toCommemorate “Turning on” Green Energy for Tri-County Area
WHO: Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP)
WHAT: Press Conference and Reception Celebrating MBCP’s First Official Day of Service for Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
WHEN: March 1, 2018 at 11 AM – 12:30 PM
WHERE: Monterey City Hall – Colton Hall, 580 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA
WHY: Monterey Bay Community Power staff, along with County and City elected officials, City Managers and MBCP Board Members will commemorate MBCP’s first official day as Tri-County’s new electricity provider. Confirmed speakers include Tom Habashi, MBCP CEO, and Bruce McPherson, Santa Cruz County Supervisor and MBCP Policy Board Chair.
VISUALS: MBCP Board Members including Tri-County elected officials will be in attendance. Ceremonial “turning on” green energy for Tri-County by CEO Tom Habashi on iconic steps of Monterey City Hall.
INTERVIEWS: MBCP employees will be available for interviews and supporting information.
MEDIA DEBRIEF CALL: 1 PM Dial In: 1-646-749-3122 Passcode: 710-838-349 Monterey Bay Community Power is a Community Choice Energy agency established by local communities to source carbon-free electricity for Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties while retaining PG&E’s traditional role delivering power and maintaining electric infrastructure. As a locally controlled not-for-profit, MBCP supports Tri-County economic vitality by providing clean energy at a cost equivalent to or lower than PG&E, supporting low-income rate payers, and funding local renewable energy projects. For more information, visit 3cenergy.org