City of Chicago to Purchase 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Energy from Constellation

On August 8, 2022, a deal was announced between the City of Chicago and Constellation to reduce the City’s carbon footprint by more than 290,000 metric tons per year, making Chicago one of the largest cities to commit to clean energy.


Constellation’s Press Release states:


Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Assets, Information and Services (AIS) visited the Chicago Urban League to announce an agreement with Constellation (NASDAQ: CEG), in collaboration with Swift Current Energy, to help meet the Mayor’s commitment to purchase renewable energy for all City facilities and operations by 2025, making Chicago one of the largest cities in the country to do so. The agreement also includes important workforce development and equity commitments.


“I am incredibly proud to advance this commitment to transitioning all city operations to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025,” said Mayor Lightfoot. “The signing of this agreement demonstrates that the City of Chicago is leading by example and driving high-impact climate action, building the clean energy workforce of the future, and equitably distributing meaningful benefits to foster the local clean energy economy for all.”


See Constellation’s Press Release here:

https://www.constellationenergy.com/newsroom/2022/City-of-Chicago-Announces-Agreement-with-Constellation-to-Purchase-100-Percent-Clean-Renewable-Energy-Starting-in-2025.html