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SF’s green energy goal is a decade ahead of target

SF’s green energy goal is a decade ahead of target



April 19, 2017
Updated: April 19, 2017 6:02pm



Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle

Wind power, a major source of S.F.’s renewable energy, is generated by turbines like these.

Wind power, a major source of S.F.’s renewable energy, is…

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Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday set a new goal for San Francisco — that at least 50 percent of the city’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2020. That’s 10 years ahead of the target the state has set for itself.

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The program works much like a buyers club for energy. The city purchases electricity for residents, while PG&E delivers that energy on its electrical grid. CleanPowerSF is operating at 60 megawatts and provides electricity to 75,000 residents and businesses. More San Francisco neighborhoods will be…

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