North America

Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

  • Target:Comprehensive 100 percent renewable energy target in electricity, heating and cooling, transportation by 2050
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar hot water and photovoltaic installations
  • Implementation: On October 2, 2017, the District of Saanich, British Columbia adopted a 100% renewable energy ...
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Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

  • Target: 100% of the community’s electricity supply will come from renewables by 2032.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar
  • Implementation: In July 2016 the officials of Salt Lake City (SLC), capital city of the US state of Utah, announced the 100% target ...
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San Diego, California, USA

San Diego, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable energy on the city-wide electrical grid by 2035.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Renewable electricity purchasing.
  • Implementation: In 2015, the City of San Diego, California set the target of cutting GHG emissions in half and achieving 100% RE by ...
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San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity supply community wide by 2030.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar power and biogas cogeneration.
  • Implementation: San Francisco is a renowned city and county on the central coast of California. In December 2010, a $250,000 grant was awarded to the ...
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San Jose, California, USA

San Jose, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity by 2022
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar energy
  • Implementation: San Jose is California’s third largest city by population. In October 2007 the city launched its Green Vision, with plans to shift towards clean renewable energy. This 15-year-plan ...
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Santa Barbara, California, USA

Santa Barbara, California, USA

  • Target: Free of fossil fuels by 2033.
  • Status: In progress -  To date, about 30% of the City's electricity comes from renewable sources.
  • RES: Wind and solar power.
  • Implementation: The City of Santa Barbara has committed to a plan to make the city ...
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Santa Monica Pier, California, USA

Santa Monica, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable energy
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar energy
  • Implementation: Santa Monica is a beach city in California USA. The city is taking action to achieve carbon neutrality by using electricity through renewable electricity sources. They are achieving this by giving ...
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Scituate, Massachusetts, USA

Scituate, Massachusetts, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable power for the municipality by end of 2013.
  • Status: Achieved
  • RES: One wind turbine and a 3 MW solar array.
  • Implementation: Scituate is a coastal town located between Boston and Plymouth in Massachusetts, USA. It achieve its target of 100% ...
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Steinfurt District, Germany

Steinfurt District, Germany

  • Target: 100% climate protection and 100% renewable energy by 2050.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Wind power, solar power and biomass energy.
  • Implementation: The county of Steinfurt in Germany has implemented a 100% Climate Protection masterplan or  “Masterplan 100% Klimaschutz” with the ...
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  • Target: 100% renewable energy by 2050
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Renewable energy mix, and energy efficiency measures.
  • Implementation: Vancouver is the most densely populated city in Canada, and the largest city in the Province of British Columbia. It is also part ...
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

  • Target: 100% renewable energy by 2050
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Mix of RE technologies, electrical cars, district energy system, and Passive House standard in all new construction.
  • Implementation: The city of Victoria is British Columbia’s capital city and is situated at ...
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Yolo County, California, USA

Yolo County, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar energy.
  • Implementation: Yolo County is located about 90 miles north-east of San Francisco. The city of Davis, Yolo’s largest, was the first city in the USA to formally legislate the creation of ...
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