Bay Area Rapid Transit commits to a future powered by wind & solar

By Michelle Froese Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the public transportation system of the San Francisco Bay Area, is moving forward on plans to source the majority of its electricity supply from renewables. The BART Board of Directors approved two 20-year renewable-energy power purchase agreements this week.
As BART’s energy needs increase, the new wind and solar-energy agreements will provide about 75% of BART’s electricity needs beginning in 2025, and for the remainder of the 20-year terms.
“These agreements will ensure the District gets a majority of its electricity supply from clean, renewable, and competitively-priced sources through at least 2040,” said BART Board President Rebecca

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