Cleaner energy at a lower cost.

In 2018 and 2019, MBCP matched PG&E electric generation rates, providing a periodic cost savings to customers through an MBCP rebate on your electric bill. Beginning January 2020, you will receive your MBCP customer cost savings directly on your monthly bill through a lower electric generation rate. You will no longer need to wait for your savings! 

MBCP provided $4.4 million in savings in 2018 compared to what its customers would have paid PG&E, and that number increased to $12.7 million in savings for 2019, and $19 million in savings is estimated for 2020!

If your feel MBCP is costing you more money, give us a call so we can walk you through rates and billing. You may also explore more information in the Understanding Your Bill section below.


Check out the MBCP rate structure or contact one of our Energy Advisors to learn more about your rates or how you can conserve energy and save money. MBCP will soon post its new rate structure.


Did you know? Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) like MBCP, also known as Community Choice Energy agencies, provide local control and local benefits through the electricity needs for hundreds of communities throughout California as well as Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Ohio.


New information — No new charges.

MBCP and PG&E partner to generate and deliver electricity across the Monterey Bay region as well as provide customers with their complete billing information.



PG&E delivers
customer-usage data to MBCP


MBCP sends back the electric generation charges


PG&E incorporates MBCP charges into your final bill

Monterey Bay Community Power Electric Generation Charges

The MBCP Electric Generation Charges may look like a new or extra charge, but you’ve always paid electric generation charges, along with the Franchise Fee and PCIA Charge. But you never knew it because these costs were hidden inside the PG&E Bundled Services Charge.

Now that MBCP is responsible for how and where your electricity is generated, these charges have been broken out as separate line items. Just one of the ways that MBCP is providing customers like you more transparency and accountability.

Remember, PG&E has always charged for both electric generation and delivery. Now you save money with MBCP providing your electric generation. 

Did you know? If your electricity costs have increased, it is likely due to seasonal changes in energy use or changes to PG&E gas and electric rates. MBCP rates will never cost more than PG&E and MBCP will always deliver a cost-savings through our rebate.

Understanding Your Bill


Want to take a closer look at your bill? Contact our Energy Advisors at
888-909-6227 or review the video and sample bills below.