I want a public utility and community-owned clean energy in Rochester, NY.

  

Our current energy system is ruled by for-profit oil and gas companies, and for-profit utility corporations like Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E). As a result, we pay expensive energy bills while the continued use of fossil fuels pushes us towards catastrophic environmental damage that jeopardizes our futures. For decades, Rochester residents have suffered rate hikes, shut offs in winter, power outages caused by a disastrously maintained grid, and poor service so that RG&E's shareholders can pocket millions in profit every year. 

By signing this petition, I support the call for an energy system that meets the needs of our communities instead of meeting the greed of distant investors and CEOs. Instead of the greedy RG&E corporation overcharging us for more dirty energy, I want a local and democratic public utility based on the principles of energy Democracy:

  • Affordable Rates, No More Shutoffs
  • Transition to Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030
  • More Union Jobs and a Just Transition for Energy Workers
  • Community Ownership as a Cooperative Utility, with an elected Board of Directors

 

Who's signing

Shawn McConnell
Carly Paris
Rome Celli
Jordan Hernandez
Lee Rickman
Wesley Mawn
Christina Das
Theresa Lippa
Rev. Markeisha Jackson
Lynny Payton
Allison
Cheryl Frank
Catherine MacCarthy
Bethany Oyer
Michael P Harold Jr
Kelly Law
Morgan Wynne
Olivia Fox
Hugh Keleher
Kevin Walsh
Amanda Witte
Katharine Burke
Juliana Joyce
Jazmine Marston-Lee
Campbell Roth
Mary Prochaska
Leah Fowler
Madeline Cain
Amanda Santacroce
Jorden Strapp
174 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Shawn McConnell
    signed 2021-08-20 09:14:40 -0400
  • Carly Paris
    signed 2021-08-16 16:36:23 -0400
  • Rome Celli
    signed 2021-07-07 20:42:32 -0400
  • Jordan Hernandez
    signed 2021-07-07 20:32:31 -0400
  • Lee Rickman
    signed 2021-07-07 20:10:08 -0400
  • Wesley Mawn
    signed 2021-06-15 10:40:51 -0400
  • Christina Das
    signed 2021-06-08 17:59:04 -0400
  • Theresa Lippa
    signed 2021-05-26 20:02:05 -0400
  • Rev. Markeisha Jackson
    signed 2021-04-15 11:42:27 -0400
  • Lynny Payton
    signed 2021-03-19 19:53:34 -0400
  • Allison
    signed 2021-02-25 07:17:47 -0500
  • Cheryl Frank
    signed 2021-01-20 18:52:04 -0500
  • Catherine MacCarthy
    signed 2021-01-19 19:44:21 -0500
  • Bethany Oyer
    signed 2021-01-06 10:26:18 -0500
  • Michael P Harold Jr
    signed 2020-12-27 04:52:04 -0500
  • Kelly Law
    signed via 2020-12-25 08:07:52 -0500
    Kelly Law
  • Morgan Wynne
    signed 2020-12-01 21:22:53 -0500
  • Olivia Fox
    signed 2020-11-25 11:56:26 -0500
    Olivia R Fox
  • Hugh Keleher
    signed 2020-11-25 06:36:00 -0500
  • Kevin Walsh
    signed 2020-11-24 20:26:48 -0500
    Kevin K Walsh
  • Amanda Witte
    signed 2020-11-24 20:23:19 -0500
  • Katharine Burke
    signed 2020-11-24 18:37:08 -0500
  • Juliana Joyce
    signed via 2020-11-24 16:54:25 -0500
  • Jazmine Marston-Lee
    signed via 2020-11-24 16:12:57 -0500
  • Campbell Roth
    signed 2020-11-24 14:27:21 -0500
  • Mary Prochaska
    signed 2020-11-24 13:31:37 -0500
    Mary Prochaska
  • Leah Fowler
    signed 2020-11-24 11:40:15 -0500
  • Madeline Cain
    signed 2020-11-24 11:37:24 -0500
  • Amanda Santacroce
    signed 2020-11-24 09:26:39 -0500
    Amanda Santacroce
  • Jorden Strapp
    signed 2020-11-24 07:54:50 -0500

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