By Alexander Laska, Into the Wind
American Wind Energy Association Blog
A handful of cities like Georgetown, Texas, and Greensburg, Kansas, have gone 100 percent clean energy, getting all of their electricity from sources like wind, solar or hydropower. Now, over 500 cities are following in their footsteps, committing to go big on clean energy–saving their constituents money and cutting pollution along the way.
To help the effort, AWEA has released a new brochure, Wind Works for America’s Cities, which provides information on how cities can purchase clean, affordable wind energy and offers many examples of cities that have already done so.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REFERENCED IN ARTICLE
- Mayors For 100% Clean Energy
- 2,000 community-owned electric utilities, American Public Power Association
- Emerging Green Tariffs In U.S. Regulated Electricity Markets. Nebraska’s Green Tariff, OPPD, page 8