Last month, Traverse City officials pledged that by the year 2020, all city operations will be powered by renewable energy. That means traffic signals, street lights, and city-owned buildings will get their power from wind, solar, and other clean sources.
Kate Madigan, director of the Michigan Climate Action Network joined Stateside on Michigan Radio in a discussion about the ambitious effort and if this could be a trend for other cities in the state.
Listen to the full interview below to hear about some of the logistics involved with the local power company using renewable energy and how they are aiming to lay out a blueprint for other cities and towns to follow in their footsteps.
Listen below or read the entire article at MichiganRadio.org.
A conversation with Kate Madigan, director of the Michigan Climate Action Network about Traverse City's 100% Renewable Energy Goal