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St. Pete is first Florida city to commit to 100 percent clean energy, Sierra Club says

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The St. Petersburg council has agreed to transition the city to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The vote makes St. Pete the first Florida municipality and the 20th in the U.S. to make the commitment and sign on to the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 national campaign, according to the club’s local branch. The local branch, the Suncoast Sierra Club, sponsors the Ready for 100 Percent St. Pete local campaign that the city also supports. Ready for 100 percent St.…

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St. Pete Solar Co-op: “Let the sun pay your bills.”

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St. Petersburg on Tuesday became the first Tampa Bay city to be the site of a solar cooperative. The cooperative will make it easier for homeowners and businesses to afford the equipment needed to rely on solar power, advocates said. “I’m proud to support this idea of co-ops,” St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman said. “It is truly time for St. Petersburg to make solar a part of how we do business.” The co-op is the creation of the St. Pete…

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