Palo Alto Earth Day Report Shows Progress, Significant Challenges Ahead (Palo Alto Patch, April 18, 2015)

Palo Alto set to make all new homes ‘solar ready’ (City considers building-code revisions aimed at promoting solar power, water efficiency) (Palo Alto Online, April 13, 2015)

Palo Alto Awarded Top Honors in Acterra Business Environmental Awards for Sustainability (Palo Alto Patch, March 20, 2015)

Cambridge wants to cut ties with TransCanada over KeystoneXL (Palo Alto referenced) (The Boston Globe, March 5, 2015)

Palo Alto looks to ‘fuel switch’ away from natural gas (Palo Alto Online, December 24, 2014)

Fighting climate change — If not Palo Alto, then who? (Palo Alto Online, October 31, 2014)

One Electric Utility is Carbon Neutral, Today (CleanTechnica, Aug 25, 2014)

Palo Alto Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity (, July 25, 2013)

Palo Alto switches to 100% renewables – at a cost of $3 a year (ReNew Economy, July 23, 2013)

Palo Alto to Invest $350 Million in Solar-Powered Future (Palo Alto Patch, June 18, 2013)

Higher water use still a challenge for Palo Alto (Palo Alto Patch, April 22, 2013)

Palo Alto’s carbon-free program eliminates harmful emissions (The Oracle, April 10, 2013)

Palo Alto City Council votes to implement carbon-free policies (The Oracle, April 8, 2013)

Palo Alto goes “carbon neutral” (The Stanford Daily, April 3, 2013)

City of Palo Alto now running on carbon-free electricity (Western Area Power Administration Energy Services Bulletin, April 2013)

Palo Alto Goes 100% Carbon-Neutral (Tech Investor News, March 31, 2013)

Palo Alto Goes 100% Carbon-Neutral (Solar Feeds, undated)

Palo Alto Takes the Leap: 100% Carbon-Neutral Electricity ( News, March 25, 2013)

Palo Alto means “tall stick,” now represents forward thinking (Solar and Wind Living, March 23, 2013)

Palo Alto’s Carbon-Neutral Electricity Plan Inspires Rap Song (VIDEO)
(Huffington Post, March 18, 2013)

Palo Alto to go carbon-free electricity mix; additional cost is $3 a year on average bill, city says (Public Power Weekly, March 11, 2013)

March 8 and 110 – Jane Ratchye & James Cook, Asst. Dir. Resource management, Palo Alto/ Chair, Utilities Advisory Comm., Palo Alto (Inside Silicon Valley, March 8, 2013)

City Of Palo Alto To Use 100% Carbon-Neutral Electricity For Utilities (Solar Industry, March 8, 2013)

California City To Buy Only Carbon-Neutral Electricity (North American Windpower, March 8, 2013)

Weekly Tek-Wrap: Fukushima Tagging of Tuna, and More (IEEE Spectrum, March 8, 2013)

Going Forward, Calif. City Will Buy Only ‘Carbon Neutral’ Electricity (Renew Grid, March 7, 2013)

Palo Alto Plugs into 100% Carbon Neutral Electricity—One of First Places on Earth to do so (Virtual-Strategy Magazine, March 7, 2013)

Palo Alto Plugs into 100% Carbon Neutral Electricity—One of First Places on Earth to do so (AltEnergyMag, March 7, 2013)

Palo Alto goes ‘carbon neutral’ with electricity (Palo Alto Weekly, March 4, 2013)

Going ‘carbon neutral’ (Palo Alto Weekly, Jan. 18, 2013)

What does ‘carbon neutral’ mean in Palo Alto? (Palo Alto Weekly, Jan. 18, 2013)

Palo Alto enters 25-year solar energy contract (Stanford Daily, Nov. 15, 2012)

Our Energy Choices and Climate Change (New York Times, July 29, 2012)

On Deadline: No more “dithering” — Palo Alto pushes ‘carbon free’ electricity to fight climate change (Palo Alto Weekly, May 25, 2012)

On Deadline: Is ‘Zero Waste’ just wishful thinking? Is ‘Carbon Free’ achievable? (Palo Alto Weekly, March 30, 2012)


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