Last week, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a measure from Councilman (and mayoral candidate) Kwanza Hall that commits the city to a goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2035. The resolution directs the Atlanta Office of Sustainability to develop a plan by January of next year for the city to transition its operations to clean energy by 2025 and “community-wide” by 2035. “That includes interim milestones, budget estimates, equity metrics, estimated financial impacts, financing mechanisms, and the percentage of clean energy that shall be locally and distributively generated.”
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