Mayor To Businesses: Go Solar or Go...Just Go Solar, Ok? - NBC Bay Area

Mayor To Businesses: Go Solar or Go...Just Go Solar, Ok?

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    Mayor To Businesses: Go Solar or Go...Just Go Solar, Ok?

    The Gav's been laying down some serious green gauntlets lately. Now that the mayor has announced his plan to green city hall, he's asking the city's biggest businesses to do the same and step up by installing enough solar panels to produce 5 megawatts of electricity. The carrot? A 30% tax credit and free solar assessment & energy audits are being offered to the 1,500 largest companies in the city if they join the Solar Founder's Circle (which sounds suspiciously like some sort of druidic cult). San Francisco's current solar output would double If all 1,500 organizations agree to the mayor's plan —¬†producing enough cumulative energy to power 42,000 households.

    ·S.F. Mayor Newsom challenges city’s largest businesses to install solar [SF Business Times] ·Gavin Declares Civic Center “Sustainable Resource District” [Curbed SF]

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