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CITIES WITH 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS

Inventories of jurisdictions of cities with 100% renewable energy (RE) targets:

Canadian municipalities with a 100% renewable energy target:

For further information, see the post, “Progress update: 100% renewable energy and Canadian cities.”

Unless otherwise notes, these Canadian municipalities have legislated targets that encompass the electricity, heating and cooling, and transportation for corporate and community scopes.

Other relevant developments

The municipalities of Slocan and Rossland in British Columbia has adopted council resolutions that are supportive of 100% renewable energy. The Regional District of Central Kootenay in British Columbia has committed to working towards 100% renewable energy. The City of Edmonton, Alberta is exploring a corporate 100% renewable electricity target. Guelph, Ontario is exploring a 100% renewable energy target for corporate operations. In Saskatchewan, Regina‘s city council have asked staff to report back on a framework to achieve 100% renewable energy.

Metro Vancouver’s transit operator, TransLink, has adopted a strategy to achieve 100% renewable energy for its fleet (including buses, SkyTrain, SeaBus, and service fleet) and all facilities by 2050.

PLANS AND STRATEGIES

Here are some excellent examples of 100% RE (or similar) strategies and plans from a variety of international cities and municipalities. These strategies or plans cover one or more of the electricity, heating and cooling, or transportation sectors.

Municipality Plans or Strategies
Copenhagen, Denmark CPH 2025 Climate Plan
Frederikshavn, Denmark Master plan for Renewable Energy 2030
Malmö, Sweden Comprehensive Plan for Malmö: Summary in English
Oxford County, Canada Draft 100% Renewable Energy Plan
San Diego, USA Climate Action Plan
Stockholm, Sweden Roadmap for a fossil fuel-free Stockholm 2050
Sydney, Australia Renewable Energy Master Plan
Vancouver, Canada Renewable City Strategy

PUBLICATIONS

The following publications have been authored or supported by Renewable Cities: