Sustainability for Residents


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How sustainable are our electric resources? 

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The City of Palo Alto Utilities belongs to many organizations that work to reduce greenhouse gases and increase energy efficiency.

Climate Protection Measures

The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has programs to reduce greenhouse gas production. in addition, long-term plans exist to increase the percentage of renewable energy in both the electric and gas portfolio, increase recycled water use, and enhance customer involvement in efficiency and renewable energy program

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