Welcome to the archive site of
the statewide coalition to defeat AB 2145

Note: This site is no longer routinely updated. Please visit www.calenergychoice.org for the latest about the coalition that emerged from the effort to defeat AB 2145.

VICTORY! AB2145 Dies in the Senate August 30, 2014. Thanks to all who helped defeat this malicious bill.

 Read the News Release

August 30

News Release: AB 2145  Dies in the CA State Senate

Californians were victorious in the David vs. Goliath fight when the utilities spent millions on Proposition 16 in 2010 to try to stop Community Choice. We did it again with AB2145.

CfEC Members 8.24.14Some of the folks who helped defeat AB 2145 at a pre-victory party in Oakland in August 2014.


AB 2145 Victory Party PhotoSome of the folks who helped defeat AB 2145 at a victory celebration in Sonoma County in September 2014.


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AB 2145 Veterans gather at the Business of Local Energy Symposium October 23, 2014 in Petaluma, CA

California Organizations & Local Governments that defeated AB 2145

Local Governments
City of Benicia
City of Berkeley
City of Beverly Hills
City of Chula Vista
City of Cotati
City of Cupertino
City of Davis
City of El Cerrito
City of Goleta
City of Hayward
City of Hermosa Beach
City of Lancaster
City of Larkspur
City of Los Altos
City of Manhattan Beach
City of Menlo Park
City of Oakland
City of Richmond
City of San Carlos
City of San Diego
City of San Jose
City of San Leandro
City of San Luis Obispo
City of San Pablo
City of San Rafael
City of Santa Barbara
City of Santa Cruz
City of Santa Monica
City of Santa Rosa
City of Solana Beach
City of Sunnyvale
County of Alameda
County of Los Angeles
County of Marin
County of Monterey
County of San Benito
County of Santa Barbara
County of Santa Cruz
County of Sonoma
Town of Fairfax
Town of Ross
Town of San Anselmo

Governmental Agencies & Associations
Association of Bay Area Governments
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
CA State Association of Counties (CSAC)
California Air Pollution Control officers Association (CAPCOA)
Cities Association of Santa Clara County
Green Cities California
Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers
Monterey Regional Waste Management District
Office of Ratepayer Advocates, California
Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Regional Climate Protection Authority
Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority
Sonoma County Transportation Authority
Sonoma County Water Agency
South San Joaquin Irrigation District

Emerging Community Choice Energy Programs
Friends of San Diego Clean Energy
Lancaster Power Authority
Monterey Bay Community Power, representing 21 communities in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
San Luis Obispo Clean Energy
South Bay Clean Power

Community Choice Advocacy Organizations
Clean Energy & Jobs Oakland Campaign of the Oakland Climate Action Coalition
Community Choice Energy Working Group
of the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition
San Diego Energy District Foundation
San Francisco Clean Energy Advocates

Private Sector, Business and Business Associations
BoDean Company
Braun Blaising McLaughlin & Smith, PC
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Douglass & Liddell, PC
Environmental Pollution Solutions, LLC
Green Ideals, Inc.
Joint Venture Monterey Bay
Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Rifkind Law Group
San Rafael Airport
Stockman’s Water & Energy
U.S. Green Building Council-California

Civic & Faith-based Organizations
The Action Hub, Richmond
California Interfaith Power & Light
Kehilla Community Synagogue, Greening Committee
League of Women Voters of California
Mainstreet Moms
Marin Conservation League
Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning
Our City San Francisco
People United for a Better Life in Oakland (PUEBLO)
Resilient Neighborhoods
Sustainable Marin
Sustainable Napa County
Sustainable San Rafael and Novato
The Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller
Victory Garden Foundation
West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
Women for Orange County

Elected Officials
Councilmember Deb Fudge, Town of Windsor
Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, City of Oakland
Mayor-Elect Barbara Halliday, City of Hayward
Mayor Elizabeth Patterson, City of Benicia
Mayor Jim Griffith, City of Sunnyvale
Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht, Napa County
Supervisor Bruce Gibson, San Luis Obispo County
Supervisor Scott Haggerty, Alameda County
Supervisors Dianne Jacob and David Roberts, San Diego County
Vice Mayor Rod Sinks, City of Cupertino
Vice Mayor Michael Winkler, City of Arcata
Vice Mayor Vinnie Bacon, City of Fremont

Non-profit Advocacy Organizations
350 – South Bay Los Angeles, Bay Area, San Francisco, San Diego, Sonoma County, and Santa Barbara chapters
Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility
Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Berkeley Climate Action Coalition
Bay Localize
California Center for Sustainable Energy
California Climate & Agriculture Network
California Desert Coalition
California Environmental Justice Alliance
Carbon Free Mountain View
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Environmental Health
Clean Air Now
Clean Coalition
Climate Parents
Climate Protection Campaign
Communities for a Better Environment
Community Environmental Council
Courage Campaign
Electric Auto Association of the Central Coast
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Environmental Health Coalition
Environment California
Friends of the Earth
Global Exchange
Gray Panthers of San Francisco
Greenlining Institute
Greywater Action
Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council
Institute for Local Self Reliance
Kyoto USA
Local Clean Energy Alliance
Movement Generation Justice and Ecology Project
New Voices Are Rising
Organizing For Action California
Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy
Planting Justice
Public Interest Coalition
Renewables100 Policy Institute
Rose Foundation for Communities & the
Sierra Club California
Sunnyvale Cool
Sustainable Economies Law Center
The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
Transition US
World Team Now
World Wildlife Fund US

Energy Sector & Energy Sector Associations
Alliance for Retail Energy Markets
California Energy Storage Alliance
California Municipal Utilities Association
California Solar Energy Industries Association (CalSEIA)
Commonwealth Energy Consortium, LLC
Energy 2001, Inc.
Energy Solidarity Cooperative
Enlightenment Energy
Everybody Solar
G2 Energy
Galvin Electricity Initiative
GenPower, Inc.
OurEvolution Energy and Engineering
Pacific Energy Advisors
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (PESNA)
Planet EcoSystems
Récolte Energy
REP Energy Inc.
Retail Energy Suppliers Association
School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR)
Solar City
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
SolEd Benefit Corporation
Sun Light & Power
West Coast Solar Energy
Western Power Trading Forum
Vote Solar

Labor Organizations
Int’l Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 6
Just Transition Alliance
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
UNITE HERE Local 2850
United Automobile Workers Local 2865 UC Berkeley Chapter

Political Organizations
Beach Cities Democratic Club
Democracy for America, Marin County
Democratic Club of Sunnyvale
Green Party of California
Palos Verdes Democrats
Peace & Freedom Party
Progressive Democrats of Santa Monica Mountains
Richmond Progressive Alliance
Sonoma County Democratic Central Committee
Torrance Democratic Club
Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club
West LA Democratic Club


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