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Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Resolution Energy EfficiencyFlagstaff Sustainability Program
In 2010 the Flagstaff City Council passed resolution 2010-16 promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy at City facilities. The resolution sets requirements based on the City’s electricity consumption. The City is required to meet:
  • 15% of the City’s energy consumption by 2012 through renewable energy generation and/or purchasing
  • 20% by 2015
  • 35% by 2020 and;
  • 50% by 2050

Energy Conservation Measures
The City has undertaken the following energy conservation measures:
  • Efficient lighting equipment upgrades and installation
  • Occupancy sensor installation
  • Traffic lights, walk signs, and streetlights upgrades
  • Parking lot lighting upgrades
  • Vending misers installation
  • Motor retrofits
  • Water conservation measures
  • Chiller upgrades and installations
  • HVAC upgrades and installations
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply installation
  • Energy Meter Audit
  • IT visualization upgrade
  • Updated energy monitoring system
  • Be Resourceful employee energy use reduction campaign
  • Fleet utilization policy upgrades
  • Fleet replacement policy upgrade

Renewable Energy Generationaquaplex
The City has a range of renewable energy systems in place that produces up to 2.75 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually. Highlights of our renewable energy portfolio include:
  • Aquaplex 93.5kW roof mount
  • Cinder Lake Landfill: 1.8 kW accessory wind turbine
  • City Hall 202.6kW parking canopies
  • City Hall: 15 kW thin film solar array
  • Fire Station #2: 7.5 kW solar array
  • Flagstaff Aquaplex: 140 kW solar thermal system
  • Wildcat Wastewater Treatment facility: 292 kW cogeneration unit
  • Wildcat 568.59kW ground mount