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ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY Arlington’s Community Energy Plan Ensuring a Competitive and Sustainable Community Maryland Clean Energy Summit.

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1 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY Arlington’s Community Energy Plan Ensuring a Competitive and Sustainable Community Maryland Clean Energy Summit October 16, 2013

2 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY Jan 2010 Jul 2010 Dec 2010 May 2011 Dec 2011 May 2012 Nov 2012 Feb 2013 Jan 2010: Project Kick-Off Bi-monthly Task Force Meetings Technical Working Group Meetings Jun 2013 Nov 2012: Board accepts draft CEP documents & public review process Quarterly Advisory Group Meetings with Technical Work Group Public Review Process 2 May 2011: Board accepts Task Force Report and adopts policy determinations April & October 2010: Community Town Hall Meetings Mar 2010: Transformational direction Timeline Feb 2013: Energy Journey June 2013: Board adopts CEP, approves CEPIF

3 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY CES Task Force (29 members) Businesses (8) JBG Little Diversified Architectural Consulting Lockheed Martin Marriott International SRA International Turner Construction VA Hospital Center Vornado Citizens (4) Arlington Civic Federation Commissions Educational Institutions (2) Arlington Public Schools Virginia Tech Energy & Energy Tech Industry (3) Dominion Virginia Power United Solar Ovonic (Uni-Solar) Washington Gas Local, State and Federal Gov’ts (5) The Pentagon US EPA Commonwealth of Virginia Senate Nonprofits/Associations (5) Apartment and Office Building Association Arlington Chamber of Commerce Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment Pew Center on Global Climate Regional Transportation Authorities (2) Metro Washington Airports Authority Metro Washington Area Transit Authority 3

4 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY 4 CEP Documents Goals and Policies Strategies and Tools

5 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY 5 1.Buildings - Increase the energy and operational efficiency of all buildings 2.District Energy - Increase local energy supply and distribution efficiency in Arlington using district energy 3.Renewable Energy - Increase locally generated energy supply through the use of renewable energy options Comprehensive Plan Energy Element Goal Areas

6 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY 6 4.Transportation - Refine and expand transportation infrastructure and operations enhancements 5.County Government Actions - Integrate CEP goals into all County Government activities 6.Education and Human Behavior - Advocate and support personal action through behavior changes and effective education Comprehensive Plan Energy Element Goal Areas

7 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY Per Capita GHG Emissions Impacts of Key Energy Policy Recommendations 7

8 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY 8 Lessons Learned Get business community & political support Constant need to make the plan relevant to varied audiences Remind stakeholders of the primary interests o Economics o Energy Security o Environment

9 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY For more information: Thank you ! Rich Dooley Community Energy Coordinator

10 ARLINGTON INITIATIVE TO RETHINK ENERGY


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