Reliant announces partnership agreement with Google; Sierra Club hails green energy goal of Calif. city’s aggregation program

In collaboration with Google, Reliant offers smart home tech in Texas. Reliant announced a preferred partner agreement with Google, “positioning Reliant as the premier retail electricity provider of Google Home and Nest products in Texas,” the company said in a press release. “This new, powerful collaboration allows Reliant to offer a compelling new suite of electricity plans paired with a full range of the latest smart home innovations from Google and Nest,” Reliant said. “By joining forces with home technology leaders like Google and Nest that share our passion for innovation and customer experience, we are delivering simple, proven, energy-saving and home security technology to even more consumers across the state,” said Elizabeth Killinger, president of Reliant and NRG Retail.

Green group welcomes community choice aggregation in San Luis Obispo. Andrew Christie of the Sierra Club lauded the recent vote by the San Luis Obispo, Calif., city council to undertake a community choice aggregation program as part of a plan to make the city “carbon neutral” by 2035. In a recently published op-ed, Christie called it “one of the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals in the world, beating California’s just-announced state goal by 10 years.”

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