100% Greenhouse Gas-free Energy Comes to 11 Cities in Silicon Valley

Completely nonpolluting electricity has arrived for Silicon Valey residences and businesses.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy is about to go live.
The rollout over the next several months offers 100% carbon free energy in two different flavors depending on source.
Customers will be automatically enrolled in the carbon-free, 50% renewable/50% hydropower option that is structured to be 1% cheaper than the existing power company. Or, for $3 to $5 more one can choose the second option to be both carbon-free and 100% renewable.
There is an opt-out for those who are not interested and want to stay with the legacy power company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), which has always offered mostly fossil fuel-based energy plus nuclear.
(In fairness, it should be said that PG&E has been moving in good faith to add clean hydroelectric, geothermal, wind and solar, plus has long been a national leader among utilities about encouraging energy-efficiency).
This one-ups them, and adds to the list of cities pledging to reach 100% renewables including Park City, UT and Boulder, CO, as well as cities of San Mateo County midway between Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

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How does one get started saving the planet?  Start by deeply knowing your own sources of personal power:  1) To save the planet, Change Yourself First; 2) To save the planet, Invest Your Working Life; 3) To save the planet, Use Your Voice and take advocacy seriously!  Never miss a chance to vote, and never stop influencing your government and businesses locally, at the state level, and at the national level.  

And in all cases and at all times, cast aside the learned-helplessness that infects so much of modern life…

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