Country Wisdom News: Local Leadership Helps Push Green Energy Initiatives in Paris

EOPNY officials, including CLP's Jen Metzger, advocate for a commitment of 50 percent renewable energy for the entire country by 2030. 

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Rosendale-based Citizens for Local Power is a group working on bringing the CCA concept to fruition. One of the organization’s principals, Democratic town council member Jen Metzger, also signed the aforementioned EOPNY letter to Governor Cuomo. The group’s website explains that CCA offers “a group of towns…a viable path to a locally-based, clean energy model…that creates local jobs, reducing greenhouse gases, securing more stable electricity rates, and providing the impetus to modernize the electricity grid to support a sustainable and resilient decentralized energy system.