11 Aug '17, 6pm

Woohoo! U.S. just surpassed 40 cities committed to 100% #renewables

Woohoo! U.S. just surpassed 40 cities committed to 100% #renewables

On Thursday, just days after Orlando. Fla., established a similar goal , Nevada City, Calif., joined the growing list of U.S. cities that are officially committed to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Surrounded by city council members, key members of the community and partners, Nevada City Mayor Duane Strawser announced the city’s near-unanimous vote to ensure that the city’s electricity will come entirely from renewable sources by 2030 and that all energy sources would be renewable by 2050. According to the Sierra Club , Nevada City is now the 41st city in the U.S. to establish a 100% renewable energy goal, which also comes on the heels of similar pledges from other mountain communities, including South Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Park City, Utah. “Nevada City’s commitment for 100 percent renewable energy is driven by our community,” said Mayor Strawser. “The passio...

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