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|As your community-owned utility provider, one of our top priorities is to keep your personal and financial information safe from scams and fraudulent activity. We follow procedures that regulate how we communicate with you, take payments and manage delinquent accounts, including the following...|
|Roseville Electric Utility, your community power provider, is ranked number one nationally for having the highest concentration of solar customers.|
Among publicly-owned utilities, the Solar Electric Power Association announced that Roseville Electric Utility's 1,550 solar customers exceed the per capita of solar customers in Palo Alto, SMUD and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Those utilities placed second, third and eighth nationally. Three percent of Roseville Electric Utility customers have solar rooftops.
Roseville Electric Utility has a significantly higher concentration of solar customers because of its award winning and innovative BEST Homes program which resulted in more than 900 new solar customers since 2007 because we offer incentives to new home builders to include solar and highly energy efficient features in new home construction.
|In May 2014, Roseville Electric will distribute approximately $1.4 million in one-time bill credits to our customers as part of California's greenhouse gas cap and trade program. The credit to each customer will equate to approximately ten percent of an average customer's monthly bill.|
|This summer Roseville Electric began providing customized home energy reports to help you better understand your energy use.|
Our home energy report will provide you with a simple to- read energy graph that compares your energy use with other residents in our community, providing you with perspective on your energy efficiency. It will also provide you with customized recommendations on how to lower your bill while being more energy efficient. If you have any questions about the program, please call (916) 79-POWER (797-6937).
|Ever wondered how much energy that old freezer in the garage uses? Want to know the wattage coming from your entertainment system when it’s in standby mode? Stop by your local Roseville Public Library and check out our new Watts Your Energy Usage meter loan kit. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to measure the energy your appliances use.|
|As your community owned electric utility provider, we provide much more than power. We take pride knowing that Roseville Electric enhances the outstanding civic amenities we all enjoy.|
|A West Roseville resident reported this week that a salesperson came to his door selling energy efficiency audits or offering to compete with PG&E for natural gas service. |
The City of Roseville is not associated with either solicitation. The City of Roseville has no other information about the solicitations and does not endorse any such offers. However, the City advises its residents and Roseville Electric customers to be cautious and take time to research any such offers.
Additionally, every person soliciting orders for or selling goods, merchandise or services door to door is required to register with the Police Department and present a validated registration application and photo identification upon request. Residents are encouraged to call the Roseville Police Department at 774.5000 ext. 1 with any concerns about unregistered solicitors or other suspicious behavior.
|Following the City’s recent drought declaration, Roseville Electric is suspending its Shade Tree Rebate program immediately. |
Because newly planted trees require extra irrigation for healthy root development, customers must use hundreds of extra gallons of water every month. To support our city’s mandate to customers to conserve, Roseville Electric, your community owned electric utility, has temporarily suspended the Shade Tree Rebate program effective immediately.
|Quest, a technology management company, announced plans to open a new 120,000 square foot data service delivery center in Roseville. The decision by Quest to expand to Roseville demonstrates the company's commitment to growing operations in California, and Roseville’s position as a premium location for data centers.|
|With a recent municipal code change adopted by the City Council, Roseville Electric is now allowing leased solar system projects and solar PPA agreements to be installed in the City of Roseville. See the Residential and Business Solar Energy Program webpages for additional information.|
|Like any business, your community-owned electric utility, is committed to financial stability. That means periodically Roseville Electric evaluates rates to ensure there is adequate funding to meet new requirements and maintain the high levels of service our customers expect.|
|Since 2007, the Roseville Energy Park has been using state-of-the-art combined cycle technology to generate approximately 40 percent of the power that Roseville residents and businesses need. Locally generated power has kept prices stable for our customers and enhanced the area’s distribution reliability.|
|As a community-owned utility, Roseville Electric is committed to providing outstanding service to our customers. Every other year, we conduct a telephone survey and this year’s data shows 94 percent of our customers are satisfied! To those of you who were contacted, we appreciate your participation as it helps us better respond to your needs.|
|Roseville Electric will invest up to $3 million this year into the local economy in energy efficiency rebates, programs and services. |
|Roseville Electric has been named among one of the most reliable community-owned utilities in the nation - again! |
The American Public Power Association, a national organization of publicly owned electric companies, rated Roseville Electric as a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Platinum Award winner for the fourth time since its inception in 2005.
|If you thought making your commercial property more energy efficient was too expensive... think again. There are a variety of ways to make your property more efficient and reduce your monthly utility bills.|
|Roseville businesses can now apply online for lighting efficiency rebates. Not only will you save money on your monthly utility bill using energy efficient lighting, but our new online application process will also save you time. Visit www.roseville.ca.us/bizrebates to learn about how to qualify then go to the form and submit it immediately. For questions, call 79-POWER (797-6937).|
|A Roseville transitional housing complex – serving some of the community's most vulnerable families – is able to put more money into its family support programs thanks to a recent energy-saving make over. |
Using Roseville Electric rebates, Roseville Home Start expects to reduce its overall energy use and save up to 30 percent on energy costs, which could be a savings of up to $3,000 annually. In these tough economic times, reducing expenses, means Roseville Home Start officials can take that savings and put it in to helping families.
|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on January 18, the voluntary recall of selected solar inverters sold under the brand names of Xantrax, Sunpower and General Electric that were manufactured between September 2005 and August 2010.|
While Roseville Electric is not certain if any of its more than 1,000 solar customers are affected by this recall, this information is being posted as a public service message.