Posted by: wcdem2 | September 21, 2017

West Chester Becomes 2nd PA Municipality To Commit To Clean Energy

By Justin Heinze, West Chester Patch, September 21, 2017

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Borough of West Chester, following Phoenixville’s example, became the second municipality in Pennsylvania to commit to 100 percent clean energy during a borough council meeting on Wednesday night.

West Chester became the 45th municipality in the United States to pass the measure.

“West Chester Borough has a long record of action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to prepare for the impacts of climate change, and now we are ready to do much more,” West Chester Mayor Jordan C. Norley said in a statement. “The actions we will take to conserve energy and transition to renewable energy will also bring a multitude of benefits to our residents, economy, and environment.”

The resolution passed in West Chester calls for the borough to gain all their municipal energy from renewable sources like solar, wind, and small scale hydro power by 2035….

read more at West Chester Patch

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