A Municipal Energy Plan (MEP), also known as a Community Energy Plan is a comprehensive long-term municipal or community plan designed to align energy, the built environment and land use planning to identify opportunities to:
Improve energy efficiency
Reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
Foster green and renewable energy solutions, and
Support economic development
Ten Good Reasons to Undertake a Municipal Energy Plan
Create an understanding of where and how energy is used in the community.
Provide a local energy strategy for a more sustainable future.
Identify opportunities to conserve, improve energy efficiency and reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions.
Reduce energy costs and invest these savings into other municipal priorities.
Create economic development opportunities.
Create an opportunity to support and integrate planning from various policy areas including growth and regional planning.
Engage key stakeholders.
Educate the community about energy use and potential conservation actions they can take.
Create a baseline of energy use and GHG emissions to be measured against in the future.
Foster innovation and leadership in energy planning and renewable energy development.
How Can a MEP Help Your Community?
Increases resiliency in changing times.
Improves the health of the community.
Helps manage and create economic development opportunities.
Strategic Energy Management Process
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Strategic energy management process:
Identifying and elevating energy cost and volumes as a strategic business issue (energy per unit cost)
Identifying and implementing the right projects to drive beneficial results
Implementing a vertically integrated management approach to drive results
Linking disconnected components of complex energy management both internally and externally
Developing corporate skills and capabilities of the individuals in the organization
Strategic energy management combined with operational discipline will lead your organization to benefit from: