Renewable Energy Practices in the City and County of San Francisco



San Francisco has always been a national leader when it comes to developing environmental-friendly practices and lifestyles. With a population of about 800,000 people, San Francisco is the fourth largest city in California. The city is known as the political, cultural, and financial center of the Bay Area, which is home to more than 7 million people. Historically, San Francisco has attracted forward-thinking minds from diverse cultural backgrounds that helped to mold it into the progressive, accepting community that it is today.


Renewable Energy Wind Turbine Solar Power Wave Power Tidal Power 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Assessor-Recorder of San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Department of the EnvironmentRenewable Energy Program ManagerSan FranciscoUSA

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