CITY INTRODUCES SOLAR ATLANTA PROGRAM January 15, 2016

November 23, 2015

Mayor Kasim Reed joined Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, and Environment Georgia Executive Director Jennette Gayer today to announce that the City of Atlanta will launch Solar Atlanta, its first solar energy program.

The program will use existing state legislation and federal tax credits to purchase and install solar panels on 28 municipal buildings including recreation centers, fire stations and one police station. The solar installations will promote significant savings on the City of Atlanta’s electric bills and are projected to reduce the city’s carbon dioxide emissions by 73 million pounds, while saving 216 million gallons of water through the year 2030.

Read more: http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=632&recordid=4058

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