Green Initiatives

Latest Green Initiatives

2015-2016 GRI Report Cover

2015 – 2016 GRI Report on Sustainability Metrics for City of Atlanta March 22, 2017

We enlisted the GRI reporting method as a tool to report on progress in the Power to Change sustainability initiative for the near, mid and long-term future. As you turn the pages, you will see community-wide action by all stakeholder groups. The GRI is helping us to measure impact while also helping us tell Atlanta’s story in a unique and innovative way.

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Express Permitting for Solar Roof Installation Now Available October 24, 2016

The installation of solar photovoltaic on a roof of a structure can be simple to complex. There are several items needed when submitting for a solar photovoltaic roof permit to determine that …

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Other Green Initiatives

Bike Lanes and Paths March 8, 2013

Over the next three years, the City of Atlanta is poised to construct 34 miles of high quality bicycle routes, paths and other facilities. These projects include: New bicycle lanes along Auburn …

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Alternative Fueling Stations in Georgia March 8, 2013

The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reduce petroleum consumption through the use of alternative and renewable …

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Energy Efficient Fire Stations March 7, 2013

Ruthie Taylor Norton and Thomas Clay Van Buren collaborated as EDF Climate Corps fellows in Georgia at the City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Mayor Kasim Reed had led development of …

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Hartsfield-Jackson Energy Efficient Lighting Project February 19, 2013

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has replace each of its 4,342 210-watt metal-halide fixtures with Cooper Lighting’s 80-watt light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures in the north and south covered parking lots. The environmental impact …

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