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What is the American Cities Climate Challenge Renewables Accelerator?

The Renewables Accelerator provides cutting-edge tools, resources and technical assistance to help U.S. cities advance ambitious renewable energy goals. Our partnership supports the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network cities with renewable energy commitments.

We work with cohorts of cities grouped around key renewable procurement methods to deliver knowledge, tools, assistance, and peer learning to quickly implement and scale clean energy solutions.

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Portland, OR

Learn how the City of Portland’s “Solarize” campaign is helping it overcome the financial and logistical barriers to installing solar and meet its goal to be 100 percent renewable by 2050.

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