Renewable energy use is a major part of any decarbonization plan. There are many different ways for municipalities to support, advance and take part in renewable energy deployment in their communities. Renewable energy includes solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, geothermal, wind, district heating and cooling systems, biodigesters, biomass, or energy storage systems.
The following provides tangible actions catalyst communities can take to enable a just transition to decarbonization in this action area. Relevant resources, webinars, and community examples accompany each action below.