Works In Progress

Boise, Idaho, USA

Boise, Idaho, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity community-wide by 2035
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Hydropower, solar, and geothermal energy
  • Implementation: Boise City Council in Idaho is committed to a 100% renewable electricity and has adopted the "Boise's Energy Future" plan to reach this goal ...
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Bonaire

Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

  • Target: 100% of renewable energy in the electrical system.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Hybrid wind-diesel power plant
  • Implementation: The Caribbean island of Bonaire is located 80km north of the Venezuelan coast. Its energy transition began in 2004 after the ...
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Boulder, Colorado, USA

Boulder, Colorado, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity community wide by 2030, interim goal of 40% renewable electricity/50 MW local installations by 2020
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar energy
  • Implementation: Boulder is a small city located in the state of Colorado Rocky Mountains. In December ...
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Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable energy in municipal operations by 2025, and 100% renewable electricity community-wide by 2035.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Community solar gardens
  • Implementation: The town of Breckenridge, Colorado aims to power its municipal operations entirely with solar energy by ...
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Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

Byron Shire, Australia

  • Target: Zero-emissions renewable energy community wide by 2025
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Rooftop solar phototovolatics
  • Implementation: Byron Shire is a community of around 31,500 people located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Since 2014, the Shire ...
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Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable energy in buildings and transportation by 2035
  • Status: In progress
  • RES:  Offshore wind and solar power, alongside energy efficiency retrofits, energy standard updates, public transportation improvements
  • Implementation: Cambridge is committed to 100%  renewable energy community-wide including  by 2035, ...
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Canberra, ACT, Australia

Canberra, ACT, Australia

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity supply by 2020.
  • Status: In progress - 47MW renewable energy capacity (2013) in Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
  • RES: Wind and solar farms.
  • Implementation: Canberra covers the 100% through auctioning, meaning the purchase of electricity from several wind and solar ...
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Cape Verde

Cape Verde

  • Target: 100% renewable energy by 2020, become a model for zero emissions on a global scale and a knowledge hub for several sub-regions.
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Windpower
  • Implementation: Cape Verde is an island country spanning an archipelago of ...
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Wall House, Cheltenham Township, PA, USA

Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% renewable energy for heat and transportation by 2050
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar power
  • Implementation: Cheltenham Township has the goal of achieving 100% renewable energy across all sectors by 2050 by focusing on ...
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

Chicago, Illinois, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity by 2035
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar energy
  • Implementation: Chicago is the largest city in the United States to commit to 100% renewable energy. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, it is an international hub for finance, ...
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Chula Vista, California, USA

Chula Vista, California, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable electricity by 2035
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar projects
  • Implementation: The city of Chula Vista in California aims for 100% renewable electricity community-wide by 2035. The city is commited to reduce the governments’ greenhouse emissions as well ...
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

  • Target: 100% renewable energy by 2035
  • Status: In progress
  • RES: Solar and wind power
  • Implementation: Cincinnati is the 100th U.S. city pledge for carbon neutrality by 2035. The city council aims to achieve this by transitioning to 100 percent clean ...
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