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Renewable energy provides clean, limitless fuel by drawing upon natural resources such as sunlight, wind, and geothermal heat. By investing in and promoting renewable energy, a sustainable community benefits not only from a smaller carbon footprint and reduced pollution in their neighborhood or elsewhere but also from the creation of green jobs for members of the community.

Brightline's principal renewable energy campaign is called "Solar Power Is For Everyone," but our additional efforts to promote wind energy have been featured in the New York Times.

Vote Solar Publishes "GoSolarSF Progress Report: Economic & Environmental Benefits of San Francisco's Solar Program"
Posted Tue, Jun 24, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--The numbers are in for GoSolarSF and they are phenomenal.

Yesterday, the Vote Solar Initiative, one of the nation's leading advocates for solar energy, published a comprehensive environmental, jobs, and economic analysis of San Francisco's landmark GoSolarSF incentive program entitled, "
Mayor Lee Announces Full Funding For GoSolarSF, Announcement Hailed At Major Labor Rally
Posted Fri, May 02, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--Just as community advocacy got underway to restore looming budget cuts to San Francisco's landmark GoSolarSF program, on Wednesday April 30 Mayor Ed Lee
GoSolarSF Funding Doubles As Mayor Lee Delivers On Commitment To Restore Cuts
Posted Thu, Mar 14, 2013
Like a quarterback leading a team of environmental and green jobs advocates down a field of renewable energy goals, Mayor Ed Lee has put San Francisco’s successful GoSolarSF program within inches of the goal line by announcing yesterday that he has doubled funding for the incentive effective July 1.

And unlike ...
City's Landmark Solar Program on Life Support
Posted Mon, Feb 25, 2013
Clean Energy And Local Job Advocates Urged To Call The SFPUC At (415) 554-3155 And Say "I Support GoSolarSF"

Since 2008, San Francisco’s successful GoSolarSF program has enabled over 2,000 homeowners, tenants, businesses, and nonprofits to put solar panels on their roof, dramatically increasing the supply...
Glimmer Of Sunlight Enters Gloomy SF Solar Debate
Posted Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Mayor Lee Instructs SFPUC To Find Additional GoSolarSF Funding, Environmental And Cleantech Leaders Hopeful For Positive News

Mayor Ed Lee has joined efforts to restore devastating budget cuts to San Francisco's successful GoSolarSF program.

After hearing from hundreds of members of the Bay Area S...

 

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