Thursday, August 16, 2007

Top 10 US Cities for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is important because it produces electricity without creating green gas emission or air pollution. Many US cities have set goals for increasing the use of renewable energy as an energy source. These goals ranges from New York's 25% by 2013, to Portland's goal of 100% energy from renewable sources by 2010!

Here is the latest ranking of US cities that provide their citizens with the highest percentage of power produced from renewable energy sources [solar, wind, geothermal, and small-scale hydro energy]:

1. Oakland, CA
2. San Francisco, CA
3. Portland, OR
4. Boston
5. SanDiego, CA
6. Austin, TX
7. Los Angeles
8. Minneapolis, MN
9. Seattle, WA
10. Chicago, IL

Is your city on the list?

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