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Fayetteville, Arkansas and Ann Arbor commit to 100% renewable energy
Jan 04, 2018
<h5>Ann Arbor has pledged to meet city energy use with 100% renewables by 2035 and Fayetteville by 2030.<br/></h5>
<p>The number of cities committing to 100% renewable energy goals continues to grow. And while left-of-center communities on the West Coast and New England have often led the charge, it is increasingly spreading across the United States.</p><p><br/></p><p>Most recently, in December Ann Arbor pledged to power 100% of municipal operations with renewable energy by 2035, <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2018/01/ann_arbors_new_clean-energy_go.html">as reported by MLive</a>. This will be a complement to the city’s Climate Action Plan and may include joining utility DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program and/or installing solar on city properties.</p><p><br/></p><p>And yesterday, Fayetteville Arkansas became the first municipality in the Southern state to commit to transition to 100% renewable energy. The city’s <a href="https://fayetteville-ar.gov/DocumentCenter/View/14807">Energy Action Plan</a> will include a goal to power all government operations with clean energy by 2030 and the entire community by 2050.</p><p><br/></p><p>According to Sierra Club, this makes Fayetteville the 54th city in the nation to commit to 100% renewable energy, although <a href="https://www.sierraclub.org/ready-for-100/commitments">Sierra Club’s list</a> does not yet include Ann Arbor.</p><p><br/></p><h5>Thank you to our friends at <i>PV Magazine</i> for providing the original article below:</h5>

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