Athens, Ga., has become the fourth city in the Peach State to commit to 100% clean energy.

The Athens-Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday night to set a community-wide goal of getting all of its power from renewable sources by 2035. Athens joins Atlanta, Augusta, Ga., and Clarkston, Ga., in making a commitment to transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy.

“We applaud Mayor [Kelly] Girtz and the commission for their visionary leadership,” said Cary Ritzler, director of Environment Georgia’s…


Atlanta Business Journal
Athens, Ga., commits to 100% clean energy by 2035