Co Co County Supervisors vote to explore community choice renewable energy programs

By Jean Tepperman (East Bay Express)


Contra Costa County has over 40,000 acres of industrial brownfields and superfund sites which could be turned into solar and winds farms, a type of creative re-use supported by EPA’s program “Repowering America’s Lands.”


A renewable energy project of this size be would be a job creator and provide an economic stimulus to our area. Even better: installation of 40,000 acres of solar panels could power 1.27 million homes…and our county just has a little 400,000 households.

This could be a real money maker.

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