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Community Energy Strategic Planning Guidebook

The Guide to Community Energy Strategic Planning introduces the Community Energy Strategic Plan (CESP) approach, and provides a step-by-step process for creating a robust strategic energy plan for government and community that can help save money, create local jobs, and improve our national security. The guide offers tools and tips to complete each step and highlights examples from successful planning efforts around the country.

Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (principal authors) plus others listed on the acknowledgement page of report.

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Community Energy Strategic Planning Guidebook


  • Peter Adamczyk - VEIC
  • Cheryl Jenkins - VEIC
  • Shawn Enterline - VEIC
  • Dan Quinlan - VEIC


  • Energy Planning
  • Consumer Engagement