Sustainable WestchesterHere’s something you’ll be hearing more about soon: community choice aggregation or “CCA.”

CCA allows municipalities to pool the total energy purchases within a community in order to bid for lower energy costs, cleaner energy sources, and other benefits that can be passed along to residents and businesses.  There’s a lot more in this press release.

CCA has been championed by Sustainable Westchester, the inter-municipal not-for-profit on whose board I am proud to serve.  Sustainable was instrumental in persuading the State Public Service Commission to approve a pilot program for our county.

I hope that New Rochelle, along with other communities, will soon be able to take advantage of this new opportunity.