The U.S. Department of Energy State and Local Solution Center publishes this strategic energy planning guide for state and local governments. This guide introduces the Community Energy Strategic Plan approach, a step-by-step process for creating a robust strategic energy plan for your government and community that can help save money, create local jobs, and improve our national security, and offers tools and tips to complete each step and highlights examples from successful planning efforts around the country.

Download the Guide to Community Energy Strategic Planning.