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improvement districts; renewable energy

Our Position: support
Bill Number: HB2335
Sponsor: Mason
Legislative Session: 2009 Legislative Session

It allows improvement districts to be formed in order to acquire, install, and improve energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements as well as for water conservation.  These can include solar energy systems, combined heat and power, rainwater harvesting equipment and systems, and gray water systems.

Status

06/27/09 - This bill is dead for the session

Action Needed

To see who voted yes, who voted no, and who was not there, click on HB2335 Vote.

Contact

Sandy Bahr at (602) 253-8633 or sandy.bahr@sierraclub.org

Background

Arizona has a great opportunity to become a leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy, but it will take strong leadership and positive policies, including legislation.  Most of our electricity is generated from coal, nuclear, and natural gas.  With that generation comes a lot of pollution and other environmental concerns.  We need to move beyond old technologies and look ahead to new and cleaner technologies that reduce our energy use overall, such as combined heat and power, and that generate energy from one of our greatest resources, the sun.

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