Evers announces clean energy plan

Solar panels on rooftop at Ale Asylum photographed on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Mike DeVries -- The Capital Times
Solar panels on rooftop at Ale Asylum photographed on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Mike DeVries -- The Capital Times

Gov. Tony Evers announced a clean energy plan aiming to lower energy prices, increase energy independence and create new jobs.
Some of the proposals include: creating an Equity First Program to ensure people disproportionately affected by climate change can benefit from clean energy; launching a pilot project to consult with tribal nations on clean energy issues; and expanding community solar power projects.
The guv in a statement yesterday announcing the plan with the Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy said the plan would bring more money into the state to invest in clean energy.
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