Austin to get 55% of its power from renewables by 2025

December 22, 2014 by  
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Texas is not widely known for its eco-friendly nature – but Austin has long stood apart from the rest of the oil-rich, frack-friendly state as a bastion of sustainability . Keeping with that trend, the city recently passed a law that lays out plans for Austin to add 950MW of solar PV in order to get a phenomenal 55 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025—a move that will cut carbon emissions from the city’s electricity generation by 75-80 percent. Read the rest of Austin to get 55% of its power from renewables by 2025 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: austin , austin energy , coal power , fracking , green energy , natural gas , renewable energy , smart grid , smart meter , Solar Power , solar pv , texas , utility scale solar

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Austin to get 55% of its power from renewables by 2025

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