The Greater Phoenix Economic Council is working on Phoenix area's image positioning it as a location for solar and clean technology.
GPEC has planned a national and international awareness campaign Greening Greater Phoenix Powered by SolarCity targeting companies seeking to expand or invest in a renewable energy market. This campaign for placing Greater Phoenix as an emerging sustainability and solar leader will be executed over the next few months.
SolarCity a solar power provider recently expanded operations in Phoenix and is partnering with GPEC for the same.
According to SolarCity the mission is to enable Arizona realise its potential to be a national leader in solar power adoption by making solar affordable for more area families.
Barry Broome president and CEO GPEC shared that the goal is to roll out a comprehensive strategy for making Arizona a leader in solar technology. Upcoming plans include visiting Germany as a member of the Bundesverb and Solarwirtschaft the country's solar industry association to push the Phoenix area and Arizona as viable player in the market he said. Solar leaders in Spain including Abengoa Solar the company constructing Arizona Public Service Co.'s Solana Generating Station also are on the agenda Broome reportedly said.
The regional initiative would also involve the City of Phoenix City of Scottsdale and City of Surprise -- all of which have committed to adopting solar technology and green-building standards to enhance economic development activity within their communities.SourceSource:
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