Times of San Diego: Chula Vista 4th City in San Diego County to Adopt 100% Clean Energy Goal

September 27, 2017 – Times of San Diego – Debbie L. Sklar reports – The city of Chula Vista has cemented its status as a climate leader in the region by adopting a Climate Action Plan with a commitment to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2035. It joins the cities of San Diego, Del Mar, and Solana Beach in committing to that goal, and sets the region on a path to lead the nation.

The Chula Vista City Council committed to an evaluation of Community Choice Energy to achieve the 100 percent clean energy goal and offer choice, local control and create local jobs with local renewable development. In addition, it will develop a gold-standard active transportation plan and update its Climate Action Plan in 2020 to ensure it reaches state climate targets for 2030.

 

“We’re thrilled that Chula Vista continues to step up to lead the regional effort to stop climate change and power our cities with 100 percent clean energy,” said Nicole Capretz, executive director of Climate Action Campaign. “The commitments in this CAP model success for our bi-national region, and we look forward to seeing the momentum continue to build in favor of energy freedom, active transportation, and other innovative climate solutions.”

The city of Chula Vista has cemented its status as a climate leader in the region by adopting a Climate Action Plan with a commitment to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2035. It joins the cities of San Diego, Del Mar, and Solana Beach in committing to that goal, and sets the region on a path to lead the nation.

The Chula Vista City Council committed to an evaluation of Community Choice Energy to achieve the 100 percent clean energy goal and offer choice, local control and create local jobs with local renewable development. In addition, it will develop a gold-standard active transportation plan and update its Climate Action Plan in 2020 to ensure it reaches state climate targets for 2030.

“We’re thrilled that Chula Vista continues to step up to lead the regional effort to stop climate change and power our cities with 100 percent clean energy,” said Nicole Capretz, executive director of Climate Action Campaign. “The commitments in this CAP model success for our bi-national region, and we look forward to seeing the momentum continue to build in favor of energy freedom, active transportation, and other innovative climate solutions.”

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