Energy Efficiency and Community Energy Planning

The world’s population is becoming increasingly urbanized. As of 2015 more than 50% of us live in cities; 70% of us will live in cities by 2050. Our cities need to become more energy efficient if we are to meet global climate objectives.  Well-designed energy efficiency programs bring a range of local social and economic benefits. Read more

Date Published: November 17, 2016
Written by: Abhi
Category: Blog


The case for community energy planning

The CEKAP research team is interested in identifying and overcoming the barriers to the implementation of community energy plans. Why are we focusing on community-level energy planning?  And how might we envision the role of our municipal partners in the planning and implementation process?

Date Published: November 12, 2016
Written by: Kirby Calvert and Ian McVey
Category: Blog