Start Building Solar Powered Microgrids Everywhere. #Cooperatives
Electric vehicles are the future. PGH needs community-owned microgrids to maximize environmental and economic benefit of that tech.
Want energy security? Want less fossil fuel pollution? Want to be able to charge your personal Ford branded scooter anywhere in the City?
Start building your community-owned solar microgrid today.
Then, in 10 years when all of our transportation runs on Lithium Polymer batteries, Pittsburgh will be ready for a rapid transition. Then, we can ditch the coal and natural gas power plants.
Thought leader here:
The great Hilltop neighborhood of Allentown is ready to replicate and expand Millvale's work. The award from Ford would allow for equitable participation by residents via aggressive stipends. The Work Hard Pittsburgh cooperative and Pittsburgh Chamber of Coops has the governance model and best-practice in hand.