The City of Madison is committed to reaching 100% renewable energy and net-zero carbon emissions for city operations by 2030 and community-wide by 2050. Reaching this goal requires the City to take an innovative and multifaceted approach that has so-far included installing more than 1.3 megawatts of behind-the-meter solar at city facilities; ramping up the transition of its fleet operations to low-carbon vehicles, including over 60 electric vehicles and more than 100 hybrid-electric vehicles; and requiring all city buildings to achieve a minimum LEED© Silver certification when constructed or renovated.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
50% GHG reduction by 2030 from a 2018 baseline
25% reduction in Energy Intensity
MADISON, WI IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge|
As a partner in the Better Climate Challenge, the City of Madison is committed to reducing GHG emissions by 50% and improving energy efficiency by 25% across its portfolio of facilities over the next 10 years. To achieve this goal, the City will continue and accelerate the work to maximizing energy efficiency and decarbonize its buildings, transition its fleets to low- or no-carbon fuels, and install renewable energy systems and other innovative technologies across its 70+ buildings and facilities.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions||Progress|
|-4%Cumulative (vs. Base Year)|