In the state of New York, Westchester County is leading the way on CCA. Their application to form the first pilot community aggregation program has been granted, and the rest of the state is watching and waiting.
As of December, 2015, 41 municipalities are currently included in Sustainable Westchester, representing approximately 855,000 residents — 90% of the county’s population.
• Sustainable Westchester (SW) is the first and (currently) only Community Choice program in New York State, expected to bid for electricity on behalf of over 45 municipalities in Westchester County.
• SW is exploring some very innovative and exciting synergies with DER to deliver added economic, ecological, and resilience benefit to communities, including community solar, microgrids, peak demand management, and demand response.
Will keep you updated on the company that Sustainable Westchester will enter into an agreement with and will advise residents how to opt out of the program if you do not want to participate. It's our hope that program will start later this year.