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. In fact, RG&E must charge rates that guarantee its investors a 9% profit margin. That means in 2018, RG&E made $595 million in profit by charging residents like us extortionate rates, neglecting grid infrastructure, continued investment in fossil fuel, and shutting people’s power off when they could not afford their inflated bills. We’ve had enough.

We call for an energy system that meets the needs of our communities instead of meeting the greed of distant investors and CEOs. We call for a shift to 100% clean and renewable energy. We believe this is possible if we build a community owned and operated energy economy. Rochester residents should get a say in what energy we use, where we get it, what we pay, and how that money can be used to benefit our community. That is why I support replacing RG&E with a public utility and community-owned clean energy projects.

Who's signing

Stephanie Hare
Qutisha Britt
Garrett Ross
Donna Payne
Wendy Schleyer
Nathaniel Baldo
Mark Wenderlich
John Wiltse
Joe DiFiore
Allie Dentinger
Mark Stoessel
Deven Coulter-Reed
Angela Wood
Adrian Martin
patty love
James Bearden
jack black
Joan Lambert
Kris Pikul
Deborah McKinzie
Christin Babcock
Sarah Shapley
Christopher McCamic
Evan Zachary
Joshua Cook
Matthew Witten
Laura Rowley
Brady Fletcher
Elizabeth Henderson
Shannon Coughlin
171 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Stephanie Hare
    signed 2020-06-17 10:35:18 -0400
  • Qutisha Britt
    signed 2020-06-16 14:16:22 -0400
    Qutisha M Britt
  • Garrett Ross
    signed 2020-05-23 21:40:52 -0400
  • Donna Payne
    signed 2020-05-23 13:23:29 -0400
  • Wendy Schleyer
    signed 2020-05-15 15:18:24 -0400
    Hello i would of loved to participate but right not im fighting my own health battle with a rare disease called neurosarcoid. I wish i could help more but i must put all my efforts into this because its so rare its a horible battle for me.
  • Nathaniel Baldo
    signed 2020-05-12 22:22:08 -0400
  • Mark Wenderlich
    signed 2020-05-09 21:48:52 -0400
    Requiring a phone when I already have filled in a cell number is redundant
  • John Wiltse
    signed 2020-05-04 10:03:41 -0400
  • Joe DiFiore
    signed 2020-04-27 10:27:24 -0400
  • Allie Dentinger
    signed 2020-04-25 18:50:33 -0400
  • Mark Stoessel
    signed 2020-04-25 16:50:36 -0400
    Mark Stoessel
  • Deven Coulter-Reed
    signed 2020-04-25 15:03:37 -0400
    Deven Coulter
  • Angela Wood
    signed 2020-04-23 19:41:09 -0400
  • Adrian Martin
    signed 2020-04-22 20:15:05 -0400
  • patty love
    signed 2020-04-20 16:49:27 -0400
  • James Bearden
    signed 2020-04-18 12:44:16 -0400
  • jack black
    signed 2020-04-17 23:41:00 -0400
    may
  • Joan Lambert
    signed 2020-04-15 11:54:36 -0400
  • Kris Pikul
    signed 2020-04-04 22:08:39 -0400
  • Deborah McKinzie
    signed 2020-03-23 13:34:50 -0400
  • Christin Babcock
    signed 2020-03-20 17:12:42 -0400
    Christin Babcock
  • Sarah Shapley
    signed 2020-03-16 15:12:27 -0400
  • Christopher McCamic
    signed 2020-03-04 20:30:44 -0500
    Christopher McCamic
  • Evan Zachary
    signed 2020-02-19 13:10:04 -0500
  • Joshua Cook
    signed 2020-02-18 18:59:07 -0500
  • Matthew Witten
    signed 2020-02-14 15:41:54 -0500
  • Laura Rowley
    signed 2020-02-14 06:28:40 -0500
  • Brady Fletcher
    signed 2020-02-11 14:26:57 -0500
  • Elizabeth Henderson
    signed 2020-02-07 13:59:47 -0500
    Time to get off fossil fuels and shift to a community controlled clean and renewable energy system.
  • Shannon Coughlin
    signed 2020-02-06 15:26:00 -0500
    Shannon Coughlin

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