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Many local governments are generating renewable energy at their own facilities and working with local businesses and residents to help them do the same at their offices and homes. By installing equipment that captures energy from sunlight, wind, water, and other renewable energy sources, local governments and communities can achieve substantial energy, environmental, and economic benefits. Installing on-site renewable energy generation systems at municipal facilities — and providing incentives to local businesses and residents to do the same — can also be an effective way to demonstrate a local government’s commitment to meeting community greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. This section highlights local government and community benefits associated with on-site renewable energy generation. 1 It also provides information on how local governments have planned and implemented on-site renewable energy generation activities at their facilities and throughout the community, and offers sources of funding and case studies. Additional examples and information resources are presented in Tabl

Year: 2010
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