New Energy Provider for Goleta in October

We are only one month away from having a new energy provider to source clean and renewable energy on behalf of all electricity customers in Goleta. Beginning in October, Central Coast Community Energy, or 3CE, which serves nearly 400,000 customers throughout the Central Coast, will become the primary electricity service provider for Goleta.

There are many reasons we are excited about this move. First off, it furthers Goleta’s goal of providing fossil-free electricity and our commitment to reach 100% renewable power by 2030. This proven community-focused energy model is already succeeding for 24 other agencies that serve more than 11 million Californians by providing competitive rates, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and offering programs that invest in our community.  Programs that will help our city move away from fossil fuels and toward clean energy solutions which will stimulate our local economy as well. 

So what does this mean to you? It means some of the money you spend on electricity bills will come back to you in the form of economic and environmental benefits for your home or business – and for our community.

No action is needed on your part. 3CE will begin on your normal meter-read date during the month of October, with all new customers enrolled in their 3Cchoice service offering. However, customers may choose to opt-out and maintain SCE service at any time. Learn more at

Your bill will STILL come from Southern California Edison and will now include Central Coast Community Energy Electric Generation charges. SCE will no longer charge you for electric generation services –   there are no duplicate or extra charges. The 3CE charges will appear as a separate line item on page one of your energy bill.  You can opt out at any time

For more information: Attend an upcoming webinar for residential customers. Register in advance for the webinar in Spanish on September 9 at 6:00 p.m. or the webinar in English on September 14 at 6:00 p.m.

Net Energy Metering (NEM) customers: Enrollment webinar to be announced. NEM customers will enroll in January 2022. Please note that SCE requires a true-up during enrollment. All NEM customers with an email address on file with SCE will receive an email invitation.

To learn more about your options please contact a local customer service Energy Advisor: 888-909-6227, or contact Central Cost Community Energy Customer Service at, or visit