SMUD sets goal to hit zero carbon in nine years

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has set an aggressive goal to achieve zero carbon emissions in nine years.

It’s the most ambitious goal for any large utility in the nation, SMUD said, and it reflects the utility’s ongoing renewable energy focus and the poor air quality in the Sacramento air basin.

“The threats to our region are real and unacceptable,” said SMUD Board of Directors President Nancy Bui-Thompson, in a news release. “Sacramento consistently ranks as one of the dirtiest…


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