SCP Timeline

2011
March 20, 2011

Steering Committee Formed

Steering Committee Formed

Sonoma County Water Agency authorized to perform feasibility study and create steering committee.

October 1, 2011

Feasibility Study Published

Feasibility Study Published

Feasibility study published for new CCA.

October 18, 2011

Feasibility Study Brings Confidence

Feasibility Study Brings Confidence

Sonoma Clean Power feasibility study presented to Sonoma County Board of Supervisors.  The board authorizes further study.

November 2, 2011

SCP Feasibility Study

SCP Feasibility Study

Staff begins feasibility study presentations to eligible cities.

2012
February 28, 2012

Residential Survey Complete

Residential Survey Complete

Sonoma County Water Agency completes CCA Market Survey.

March 8, 2012

Commercial Survey Complete

Commercial Survey Complete

Sonoma County Water Agency completes Commercial Market Survey.

October 8, 2012

Guiding Document Drafted

Guiding Document Drafted

Draft JPA presented to all eligible Sonoma County cities.

December 4, 2012

Collaboration

Collaboration

Joint Powers Agreement formed by the County of Sonoma and the Sonoma County Water Agency.

December 12, 2012

Agency Formed

Agency Formed

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors sets SCP’s goals and adopts Joint Powers Agreement.

2013
June 25, 2013

SCP Secures Startup Funds

SCP Secures Startup Funds

Sonoma Clean Power Board of Directors secures startup funds from First Community Bank.

November 19, 2013

Powered Up!

Powered Up!

Sonoma Clean Power signed a contract with energy provider Constellation, an Exelon subsidiary, in a deal that allowed rates to be set below PG&E’s rates. Constellation was one of four power companies that made it to the final round of bidding to provide greener electricity to SCP’s residential and commercial

2015
February 27, 2015

Largest US Floating Solar Project

Largest US Floating Solar Project

Cordel Stillman, then Chief Deputy Engineer with the Sonoma County Water Agency, spearheaded the project that resulted in SCP contracting with Pristine Sun to build up to 12.5 MW of new solar in Sonoma County. View story

October 12, 2015

Electric Cars in the Classroom

Electric Cars in the Classroom

Analy High School students with a SWITCH Vehicle   SCP sponsored Sebastopol-based Switch Electric Vehicles, Inc., a comprehensive program that teaches students (middle school, high school and college) the fundamentals of EV design, assembly, manufacturing and maintenance. View story

2016
October 17, 2016

Mendocino County Joins SCP!

Mendocino County Joins SCP!

Sonoma Clean Power’s Board approved an expansion into Mendocino County, with service to begin in June 2017. View story  

October 27, 2016

Drive EverGreen Launch

Drive EverGreen Launch

Sonoma Clean Power launches new Drive EverGreen electric vehicle program, to support the agency’s goal to put 10,000 EVs on roads in service territory by the end of 2020 and a much grander goal of 100,000 EV by 2030.

2017
May 24, 2017

SCP Adds Wind

SCP Adds Wind

Sonoma Clean Power breaks ground on new 46 MW wind facility in Tracy, CA. View story