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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

Local Climate and Energy Program Model Design Guide: Enhancing Value and Creating Lasting Programs

This guide was developed for local climate and clean energy program implementers to help create or transition to program designs that are viable over the long term by considering how programs create and deliver value for target audiences and partners, how they raise revenue, and how they can operate cost effectively.

This guide emphasizes strategies for: 
•  Creating value and turning it into adequate program revenues, 
•  Developing effective partnerships that leverage each partner’s strengths to enhance value and strengthen the bottom line, and
•  Delivering a set of services that meet your audiences’ needs and align with your organization’s strengths and resources.

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