Denver moves toward renewable energy in $26 million solar panel contract

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Denver City Council is moving forward with a $26 million contract to build over a dozen solar projects across the city.

The solar projects will be located in a few of Denver’s park and recreation centers and a high school campus.

Denver’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency — CASR — is working on the lofty goal of transitioning the city to 100% renewable electricity by 2030. CASR plans to direct 30% of the energy cultivated toward low-income housing. This portion will also go to Denver Public Schools families struggling to pay energy bills.

The new renewable energy contract will also benefit Denver’s job market….”

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