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An Introduction to the Regional Energy Planning Process 2 25-10


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An Introduction to the Regional Energy Planning Process 2 25-10

  1. 1. Southwest Wisconsin Driftless Region Energy Planning Presenter, E3 Coalition Laura Brown Crawford County University of Wisconsin Extension February 25, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Six-Step Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Vision- 25 x 25 mandate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Energy Use Baseline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Resource Baseline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Evaluation of Alternatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Plan and Timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementing the plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring Success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: Ingrid Kelley, Energy Center of Wisconsin </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Step One: The Vision “ Our primary goal is to develop a regional plan that increases our energy independence and supports the statewide goal of generating 25% of electricity and transportation fuels from renewable resources by 2025. To do so successfully requires an approach specific to regional resources and needs that engages local institutions, businesses and citizens.” previous | next
  4. 5. Step One: The Vision Charlottesville, VA Pedestrian Mall Photo from LD Design and Illustration Burger King, Gardner, MA Photo from NREL Source: Ingrid Kelley, Energy Center of Wisconsin previous | next
  5. 6. Step Two: The Energy Use Baseline
  6. 7. Step Three: The Resource Baseline
  7. 8. Step Four: The Evaluation of Alternatives NREL Photos Solar Panels on a Federal Building in Maryland Iowa Wind Farm Source: Ingrid Kelley, Energy Center of Wisconsin
  8. 9. What’s Possible?
  9. 10. Step Five: The Plan and Timeline <ul><li>Sample Action Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Track and monitor effectiveness of Ford Fusion Electric Vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>Increase department head and employee awareness of energy plan by providing them with vehicle miles traveled and useage data </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement capital improvement plan using energy audits as a guide </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a committee to review energy related policies </li></ul>
  10. 11. Step Six: The Measure of Success Source: Ingrid Kelley, Energy Center of Wisconsin
  11. 13. Energy Planning: Operational Focus Municipal Energy Planning Guidebook Chippewa County Comprehensive Energy Conservation Plan SAVING MONEY AND REDUCING POLLUTION County Administrator’s Ad Hoc Energy Committee Final Report to Chippewa County Administrator and County Board – October 2009