LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS EDINA POSITION

Renewable Energy

Adopted May 2005; Updated May 2019, Survey and Report 2020, Updated via consensus January 2021
  • LWVE supports the use of renewable energy and energy conservation to improve environmental and public health, energy independence and security for the residents of Edina.
  • LWVE supports renewable energy objectives for the City of Edina. Examples include:
    • Participation in a renewable energy coalition;
    • Consideration of renewable energy technology for the city and school buildings;
    • Establishment of a percentage of City energy to come from renewable energy sources;
  • LWVE supports the City of Edina Energy and Environment Commission to provide recommendations to the city regarding increasing use of renewable energy and conservation and educating of residents on energy issues.
  • LWVE advocates that the City and school district inform the public about their energy conservation and renewable energy efforts.