Santa Barbara County - Green Power Purchasing

October 09, 2002


The Santa Barbara City Council voted on April 20, 2000, to contract with San Jose-based green power marketer (formerly Cleen ‘n Green) to meet up to 90% of the city’s total municipal electricity demand with renewable energy. The purchase, which is valued at $1.6 to $1.8 million, places Santa Barbara among the largest direct purchasers of green power.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: California
Incentive Type: Green Power Purchasing
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Renewables % or Amount: up to 90%


Name: Paddy Langlen
Organization: County of Santa Barbara
Address: 30 East Figueroa St., 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara CA 93101
Phone: (805) 568-3096

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.