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These resources offer local case studies, example policy, data tools, and other guides to support reduced consumption of electricity and fuel, and increased renewable energy capacity.

EF-01 Promote renewables policies and technology

Local Study: Regional Greenhouse Gas Inventory: Transportation and Stationary Energy; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2015

National Resource Guide: Local Government Energy Management Goals: Best Practices and Platforms; American Energy-Efficient Economy; 2014

EF-02 Advance energy efficiency and conservation

Workshop: Energy Efficient Buildings RCAP Implementation Workshop; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2015

Brief: Energy Efficiency Policies for Local Governments; American Energy-Efficient Economy; no date

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Resilient Energy Systems; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2019

Report: Energy Efficiency Financing Models and Strategies; Capital E; 2011

EF-03 Increase access to energy efficiency

National Resource Guide: Low-Income Programs; American Energy-Efficient Economy; ongoing

Workshop: Better Buildings Residential Network Peer Exchange Call Series: Making an Impact: Low-Income Energy Efficiency Programs; American Energy-Efficient Economy; 2017

Report: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Low-Income Communities: A Guide to EPA Programs; EPA; 2016

Local Plan: State of Florida Weatherization Assistance Program; US Department of Energy; 2017

Workshop: Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds Webinar; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2015

EF-04 Increase access to distributed renewables

Organization: Solar United Neighbors

Local Program: GO Solar; Broward County; ongoing

Report: Distributed Solar PV for Electricity System Resiliency Policy and Regulatory Considerations; NREL; 2014

EF-05 Use renewables for emergency management

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Resilient Energy Systems; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2019

National Resource Guide: Streamlining Solar Permitting; SolSmart; ongoing

Law & Policy: Model Zoning Ordinance; Go Solar Florida; 2014

EF-06 Streamline permitting and administrative processes

 Report: Broward Rooftop and Solar Challenge: Planning and Zoning Best Practices; Broward County; 2012

Brief: Best Practices for Zoning in Solar; NREL; 2017

Brief: Homeowner’s Guide to the Federal Investment Tax Credit for Solar PV; NC Clean Energy Technology Center; 2015

Local Resource Guide: Property Assessed Clean Energy; Broward County; ongoing

EF-07 Help homeowners invest in renewables

Organization: Solar and Energy Loan Fund

Webinar: Procuring and Implementing Solar Projects on Public Buildings: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls; US Department of Energy; 2010

Law & Policy: Solar Ordinance; City of South Miami; 2017

EF-08 Build future energy capacity

Report: Policies that Address Sustainable Building Practices; University of Florida; 2017

Law & Policy: Green Building Ordinance; City of Miami Beach; 2017

Law & Policy: Broward County - Green Building Policy; Broward County; 2015

EF-09 Enable new energy systems

Law & Policy: Case Study: Minneapolis Anti-Idling Vehicle Ordinance; American Energy-Efficient Economy; no date

EF-11 Enable fuel-efficient public vehicle fleets

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Electric Vehicles; Southeast Florida Climate Change Compact; 2019

Report: The Carbon-Free City Handbook; Rocky Mountain Institute; 2017

EF-12 Establish fuel-efficient municipal vehicle fleets

Local Plan: Strategy to Implement Policy 19.2.5 of the Broward County Comprehensive Plan Climate Change Element Goal: To expand the use of alternative fuels and infrastructure; Broward County; 2014

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Electric Vehicles; Southeast Florida Climate Change Compact; 2019

EF-13 Promote electric vehicles

Local Study: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Cost-Benefit Analysis: Florida; M.J. Bradley & Associates; 2019

Law & Policy: Ordinance Amendment; City of Hollywood; 2017

Law & Policy: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Requirements; Miami-Dade County; 2019

National Resource Guide: EV Municipal Toolkit; Electrify NY; ongoing