In 2019, the Townships of East Bradford, East Goshen, West Goshen, Westtown, West Whiteland and West Chester Borough, in conjunction with the West Chester Area Council of Governments (WCACOG), collectively hired the Cadmus Group to complete a study on the feasibility, costs, and opportunities of transitioning to 100% renewable energy, and to create a long-term, actionable roadmap for realizing the community’s goals. The six participating municipalities are considering a path towards:
- 100% renewable electricity by 2035
- 100% renewable energy for heat and transportation by 2050.
The completed study can be read here: WCACOG 100% Renewable Energy Study final (3.4)
The West Chester Borough and East Bradford Township have formally adopted these goals via a 100% Renewable Energy Vision Resolution, and plan to use this report to consider pathways for achieving these goals. The remaining Townships plan to utilize the findings of this report in evaluating the potential adoption of a resolution towards these goals.