by David J. Schmitt
The City of Cincinnati today announced that it will be the first major US city to choose a 100% green electricity supply. The purchase of its energy through an aggregation process through First Energy Solutions will save the average household $133 per year. A portion of this green energy will come from solar energy credits produced from the Cincinnati Zoo solar canopy project built by local company the Melink Corporation.
Cincinnati hopes its energy supply will soon be cheaper and greener. The city said Thursday it will be the first major city in America to choose a 100 percent "green” electricity supply for its eligible residents and small businesses while saving as many as 53,000 households money through the city’s Government Aggregation Program. Read more.