First Florida City Commits to 100% Clean Energy

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__<p>Move aside Los Angeles and San Diego–St. Petersburg is the first city in Florida to commit to making the transition to 100 percent renewable energy.</p><p>St. Pete’s City Council Committee unanimously voted to implement the Integrated Sustainability Action Plan (ISAP), which outlines a plan to power the city solely on clean energy. $250,000 has been allocated to pay for this venture–all of it will be derived from the BP settlement funds from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.</p><p>The commitment follows Mayor Rick Kriseman’s announcement early this year for a zero-energy St. Petersburgh. “The Integrated Sustainability Action Plan builds on my Executive Order on Sustainability by creating a roadmap to achieve the City’s long-term sustainability goals,” said Kriseman. “Working towards 100 percent clean energy and zero waste will help ensure that St. Pete remains a ‘city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work, and play.”</p>__TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___

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