SCP Logo RGB3Locally controlled production of new green energy sources in Sonoma County is an attractive concept. But the future of the proposed Sonoma Clean Power project still hinges on some key cost figures

supes 12-5Supervisor David Rabbitt (at right) questions the Water Agency's Cordell Stillman (back to camera) as the Sonoma Supervisors prepare to approve the new Sonoma Clean Power Authority Tuesday morning. (KRCB photo)Under the Sonoma Clean Power JPA, PG&E will continue to provide the distribution grid that will carry the new, locally generated green electricity, as well as doing the billing and collections, just as they do now. The Sonoma Water Agency's Grant Davis, now also the head of the new Sonoma Clean Power Authority says the current monopoly utility could also be one of the sources of some of that renewable power, or set up their own operation in direct competition with the county.

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