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Broward County > Environmental Planning and Community Resilience > Climate Change > Energy Assessments, Plans, Incentives and Programs

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency: DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. The searchable database describes and provides links to financial incentives including federal, state and local rebate and incentive programs; relevant rules, regulations and policies and related programs. 

Pickens Energy Plan:  A 4-page energy plan for America focused on CNG for transportation and wind energy generation as transitional resources to reduce America's reliance on foreign oil.

Pew Center on Global Climate Change: State level Actions with a searchable database of information regarding the Energy Sector:   Public Benefit FundsRenewable Portfolio Standards,  Net Metering Programs,  Green Pricing Programs,  Renewable Energy Credit Tracking Systems,  Energy Efficiency Resource Standards, and  State Governments Purchasing Green Power. Bioenergy and Greenhouse Gases: May 2008. This report written by Gregory Morris of the Green Power Institute discusses the carbon contribution of green energy.
The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030:  ExxonMobil website slide show of a broad in-depth look at the long-term global trends for energy demand and supply, and their impact on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

An Overview of the Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC): January 2009. 48 page report to the Florida Energy and Climate Commission providing a description of current research on alternative and renewable energy in Florida.

Florida Energy and Climate Change Action Plan - Phase Two: October 2008. 50 separate policy recommendations to address climate change in Florida. Cost benefit analysis of recommended policies are included. 

Florida Renewable Energy Potential Assessment (PDF): November 2008. Navigant Consultants prepared this report for Florida Public Service Commission, Florida Governor's Energy Office, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  The study is to examine the technical potential for renewable energy (RE) in Florida, through 2020, and to bound potential RE adoption, under various scenarios.

Guide to Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Financing Districts for Local Governments: September 2009.  The City of Berkeley and the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, have released a guide for local governments on energy efficiency and renewable energy financing districts. The guide provides case studies and describes the process of setting up an EFD program, including administrative, legal, and financial issues. 

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