Local demand for electricity has grown substantially, and it is expected that demand for electricity will continue to grow in the near future to support a growing population. Energy efficiency efforts are far more cost-effective than constructing new electricity-generating plants to meet this growing demand. By reducing the need for additional power generation, energy efficiency programs reduce production of greenhouse gasses, improve air quality, and conserve natural resources.
Claremont’s goal: 20% reduction in total energy consumption by 2015
Please see our Resources page for programs and organizations to help you reduce your energy usage.
Community Electricity Use
Total Solar Photovoltaic Energy Citywide
The City leads by example, installing solar panels at the Corporate Yard to reduce energy consumption: