Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), also known as municipal electric aggregation, is a way for one or a group of cities and towns currently served by investor-owned utilities to use bulk purchasing power to negotiate electric supply on behalf of their residents and small businesses currently on basic service. Typically in Massachusetts, residents and businesses receive their utility’s basic service supply by default. Communities with CCA can contract for rates and renewable energy content with competitive suppliers and obtain funds to provide energy efficiency services to residents. This strategy outlines how to initiate a community choice aggregation program. Read more.