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City of London commits to 100% renewable energy

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The City of London Corporation has announced plans to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewables.
The corporation is the governing body for London’s historic financial district, called the Square Mile, and is separately a major property owner. Its holdings include social housing in six London boroughs, 10 schools, three markets and 11,000 acres of green space across the whole city.
Catherine McGuinness, Chairman of the corporation’s policy and resources committee, said: “This is a big step for the City Corporation and it demonstrates our commitment to making us a more socially and environmentally responsible business.”
“Sourcing 100% renewable energy will make us cleaner and greener, reducing our grid reliance and running some of our buildings on zero carbon electricity.
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