Port of Oakland Extends Renewable Energy Contract

Port of Oakland Extends Renewable Energy Contract

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has extended its contract with East Bay Municipal Utility District to buy renewable energy, a move that gives the port access to renewable electricity for 2.5 more years for tenants and customers within the port, the Oakland seaport said Oct. 21. The port has been buying energy for the last decade under a power purchase agreement. “This helps us to exceed regulatory requirements for renewable sources of electricity for our current and future needs,” Port Utilities Administration Manager Jared Carpenter said. “This is good for our community and continues our valuable partnership with EBMUD.”…
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