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DC council passes nation’s most aggressive 100 percent renewable energy bill, mandates eliminating fossil fuels

December 19, 2018 by Lonava Tahreen

(Source: Washington Examiner) The Washington, D.C. city council on Tuesday unanimously passed the nation’s most aggressive 100 percent renewable energy bill, in what would be the fastest-acting climate change legislation in the country. The bill would require District utilities to source all electricity from wind and solar by 2032 — up from its current goal of 50 percent renewables in that time — and would set tough new energy efficiency standards for buildings. The bill’s authors say it will reduce greenhouse gases in the District 44 percent by 2032. Read full article…

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