Full Title: Can you afford green power?
Author(s): E. Brock
Publisher(s): American City and County
Publication Date: 7/2008
Identifier(s): Am City Cty 123 no7 Jl 2008
Length: 6 pages, PDF
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Locals find ways to fit alternative energy projects into their budgets.
As energy prices soar along with concerns about climate change, and traditional energy sources decline, some local governments are investigating renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic solar panel arrays and wind turbines, to meet electricity needs while cutting carbon emissions. But, energy production facilities can be costly to
build, and with tax revenues dwindling, local officials are seeking creative ways to finance their efforts.