100% Renewable San Diego

is a road map for success in making San Diego completely reliant on renewable energy by the year 2035. This road map is based on initiatives that are currently being taken, future projections, and innovative ideas from other cities that are currently 100% renewable.



Greenhouse gas emissions already have consequences on our future -- it will be hotter, drier, with more fires, bluff erosion and rising seas. It’s time we focus on making the city, county, and port of San Diego 100% renewable.


100% Renewable San Diego Articles

  • San Diego is among a large group of cities impatient with federal government bickering over climate change. Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP
    San Diego Republican mayor pushes plan to run on 100% renewable energy
  • "Solar trees," which suspend solar panels over parking spaces in San Diego, collect electricity. Generating solar power like this is just one rung on a ladder the city will have to climb to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. Clare Trageser /KPBS
    San Diego Mulls Whether To Let City, Not Utility, Buy Alternative Energy
  • Nicole Capretz, the director of Climate Action Campaign, shows KPBS reporter Claire Trageser the solar trees in the parking lot of Kyocera, Jan. 4, 2016.
    How Will San Diego Reach Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal?
  • Environmental leader Nicole Capretz speaks at a rally in advance of the San Diego City Council's Climate Action Plan vote, Dec. 15, 2015.
    San Diego Takes First Step To Make Climate Action Plan Real
  • A crucial approach envisioned by San Diego's Climate Action Plan for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is to significantly reduce the number of people driving to work, school or other activities. The alternatives would be walking, bicycling or taking mass transit. / photo by John Gastaldo * U-T
    San Diego's climate change plan gets final OK
  • Sullivan Solar Power employees install solar panels on the roof of a San Diego home.
    Read This Before You Commit to a Solar Company
  • Wind farm signs deal with Edison
  • David Miller of SolarCity carries a photovoltaic panel ready to be installed on a home in Torrey Hills.
    Here's who wants to sell you solar, and why
  • Wind turbines at the Kumeyaay project in San Diego County/Credit: Bill Morrow
    San Diego, Calif's No. 1 'Solar City,' Pushes Into Wind Power

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