Community Energy Planning:The Value Proposition
Help achieve environmental and community health goals
Recirculate money spent on energy within a community and its region
Contribute to achieving local economic development goals
Create opportunities for local energy cost savings and job creation
Help to mitigate financial risks from future carbon pricing and energy price volatility
Contribute to strong and resilient local economies
And achieve other broad economic impacts
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