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

By Jean Tepperman (East Bay Express)

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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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