07 Feb '18, 3am

Denton, Texas Adopts 100% Renewable Energy Goal

DENTON, TX - Today, the City of Denton became the second municipality in Texas to commit to transition to 100 percent clean and renewable sources of energy. The Denton City Council voted to revise the city’s Renewable Denton Plan, which now includes a goal of producing enough energy from renewables to meet 100 percent of its electric needs from contracts with solar and wind developers as early as 2020. A copy of Denton’s ordinance and staff presentation on the energy plan can be seen here and here . Tuesday’s vote makes Denton the 58th city in the country to commit to 100 percent clean energy. In response, Ed Soph, Denton resident and Sierra Club member , and Cyrus Reed, Conservation Director of the Sierra Club’s Lone Star Chapter , issued the following statements: Ed Soph : “This is the beginning of an energy transformation in Denton. The foundation has been laid for the ...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2018/02/denton-...

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