On November 18, 2014, the Benicia City Council unanimously voted (4-0) to join Marin Clean Energy (MCE), a community choice aggregation program that offers 51% and 100% renewable electricity to its customers. MCE is an opt out program. If you want to stay with PG&E, you can by opting out of MCE (see below).
1. The official opt-out process ran from February 2015 - July 2015.
2. On February 19, 2015, the first of five total opt out notices will be sent out.
3. Residents can opt out by calling a 1-800 number open 24/7 from February 2015-June 2015 or by entering name, address, and utility account # online.
4. Opting out is FREE until 60 days after service begins on your meter read date in May (varies by customer), if residents opt out after then, it is a one-time $5 fee (residential) and $25 (commercial/industrial) to cover MCE's administrative costs associated with opting out the account.
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