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Pomona energy rates

Pomona, California has a population of 150,812 and a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and damp winters. Being a suburb of Los Angeles, the cost of living here is about 10% higher than the national average, so affordable energy resources are of great interest to Pomona's citizens. They benefit from the deregulation of California's energy industry, which has given its residents a choice in who they receive their energy from. Check out the current energy rates and plans in Pomona.

Pomona energy deregulation

Deregulation in Pomona was a result of the state-wide deregulation of natural gas in 1996. The initiative came under criticism initially, but today has opened up the market to several different providers which give consumers a choice in who they get their energy from. Ultimately, the consumers now have more choice and, with some research, are able to save on energy costs. California was one of the first states to deregulate energy.

Pomona utility companies and energy providers

Customers benefit from the deregulation of energy because of the way that it restructures the whole industry. The three main components - transmission, distribution, and sales - all used to be controlled by the same company, giving consumers little to no choice in how they were getting their natural gas. Now consumers have a choice between natural gas providers in Pomona.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) is currently the utility company in Pomona. PG&E is a California-based company and services 15 million customers within the state. Since they are the only utility company in Pomona, they are responsible for delivering the natural gas, but customers still have a choice when selecting the actual suppliers. Choose Energy has entered into cooperative agreements with select trusted utility companies in Pomona, including Commerce Energy, Spark Energy, and XOOM Energy.

Pomona renewable energy

Renewable energy in Pomona is a cornerstone of living. Pomona is considered a leader in energy efficiency and participates in the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP), whose goal is to decrease energy use by offering incentives and programs. Pomona has been recognized by the SGVEWP with several awards, such as the 2013 Sustainability Award for their Perchlorate Treatment Facility, the 2012 Energy Efficiency Award for their commitment to Demand Response, and the 2011 Energy Savings Impact Award for the city's commitment to improving energy efficiency.

Choose Energy partners with Spark Energy, giving consumers opportunity to save money while helping the environment with renewable energy in Pomona.

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