Wednesday, January 27, 2016

USA, Utah: Salt Lake City Mayor Wants 50% Renewable Energy by 2020

Biskupski sets stage with State of City Address (KUTV 2News)

Jackie Biskupski, Mayor of Salt Lake City
(Courtesy KUTV 2News)
Jackie Biskupski has been in office for a few weeks, but showed at her first State of the City Address that she was ready for the challenge of improving Salt Lake City.

The mayor also outlined a clear vision for the future of energy in Utah by having renewable energy in different forms. "We have set a goal in line with the values of city residents to have at least 50 percent of our renewable energy needs met by renewables such as solar, wind and geothermal sources by 2020. We are all in this together and we will work with our energy provider to find ways to achieve these goals."

The GRC has held its Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City in the past and are considering the capital of Utah for a future event.

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