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March 2021 Newsletter

Engaging schools in clean energy

Peninsula Clean Energy Board of Directors approved $205,000 last Thursday to continue a partnership with the County of San Mateo Office of Education - $160,000 for a clean energy teacher fellowship and $45,000 for an administrator fellowship.

Since 2019, Peninsula Clean Energy has provided $182,500 of funding to the San Mateo County Office of Education for the San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative (SMELC) Fellowship programs. The SMELC program offers a suite of paid professional development fellowships programs for San Mateo County teachers and school administrators.

To date, through the SMELC program, Peninsula Clean Energy has reached 49 teachers, 10 administrators, and more than 1,665 students to expand clean energy awareness.

Click the video below to learn more about the SMELC teacher fellowship program.

Teacher Fellowship video

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Electricity bill too high?

Many of our customers are concerned about their electricity bills this winter. We hope these replies to questions we have been hearing will help you better understand your rates, programs you may qualify for and actions you can take to manage electricity costs.

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Cooking with electric

When Chef Jon Kung started posting about his cooking videos, he wasn't expecting so many questions about his electric induction stove. Watch the video above to learn why he made the switch.

Do you want to learn how you can make the switch to electric? Click below for resources, rebates, and more.

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Expanding service to Los Banos


By officially joining with Peninsula Clean Energy, Los Banos homes and businesses will take advantage of electricity rates that are lower than PG&E’s. Los Banos residents will also start receiving power from solar power generated by the 200-megawatt Wright Solar Project, which is located just outside the city’s boundaries and generates power exclusively for Peninsula Clean Energy customers.

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Join our team

We are seeking applicants to join our team in a number of positions:

• Energy Contract Manager
• Los Banos Community Outreach Manager/Specialist
• Senior Legislative Analyst / Legislative Analyst

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