COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution adopting a goal of achieving 100 percent clean, renewable electricity for city operations by 2022 and communitywide by 2032.
It joins three other Utah cities — Salt Lake City, Moab and Park City — and Summit County in establishing the goal.2 comments on this story
“I couldn't be more proud of the steps my city is taking to ensure breathable air and a livable environment for our children and grandchildren,” Councilwoman Tali Bruce said in a statement. “I would strongly encourage every city to commit to clean energy by 2032.”
Will McCarvill, chairman of the Sierra Club’s Utah Chapter, also applauded the decision.
“As a resident of Cottonwood Heights, I know the families and businesses of our city are making the smart, forward-thinking decision to commit to 100 percent clean renewable energy, and we’ll create good-paying local jobs, keep electricity bills low, and protect our air and water from toxic pollution in the process,” he said.