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Chico sparks new energy authority with Butte County supervisors

The city of Chico joined Butte County in drawing plans to create more competitive and sustainable energy rates for local residents. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

December 2, 2019

Butte County has declared a hand in the market for electricity with Chico, the largest city in the county, as a partner to introduce an alternative for residents to buy their power from.The purpose of this new alternative is to break from the current north state energy provider, Pacific Gas and Elect...

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