Mayor to Discuss Solar Energy Report

When:  Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.
Where:  WPB Waterfront Lake Pavilion, 101 North Flagler Drive

(03/15/10)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel will join Environment Florida to outline a vision to expand the role of solar energy in our area at a press conference on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.  The press conference will be held at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Lake Pavilion located at 101 North Flagler Drive.

Environment Florida will be issuing a report that will outline a plan to have solar meet 10% of our energy needs by the year 2030, incorporating clean solar technology into homes, vehicles and commercial facilities.

Mayor Frankel has made reducing the City’s carbon footprint a priority.  The press conference is being held at the City’s Lake Pavilion, a groundbreaking carbon-neutral building and the City’s first LEED-certified facility.