6. Nick Chaset and the world of virtual power plants with solar and energy storage

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Nick Chaset is the CEO of East Bay Community Energy, a Community Choice Aggregator (CCA for short) based in Alameda County. Nick is a lifelong energy professional and has taken the relatively new organization to new heights. We talk about virtual power plants including their ongoing RFP for community microgrids and their pilot project with Sunrun. Nick also gives an update on the local resource adequacy ruling from the CPUC and how that loss of control will impact further energy storage procurement by CCAs across California. Lastly, I ask Nick how he will use his leadership position to help other utilities copy the work they've done. He makes a commitment that you will have to hear in the podcast.

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