Commercial Energy

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Commercial Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy – Supply, Distribution, and Buildings

Chapter Outline:

  • Decarbonizing the power sector by ramping up renewables and moving away from fossil fuel
    • Large scale renewables
    • Distributed renewables (e.g., rooftop and community solar)
    • Siting, community benefits, and ownership
  • Clean heating, cooling and building electrification 
  • Battery technology and storage
  • Public power (public ownership and control of local/regional generation/distribution systems) – community solar, microgrids

We are currently seeking comments from individuals and organizations on this chapter with a 30 day public comment period. Please get involved and help inform our Erie County Community Climate Action Plan.


Goal -  Broad, aspirational statement of what we want to achieve specific to Commercial Energy

Commercial Energy Goal - Up for Public Review!

Read our Commercial Energy Goal here - Open for public comment until 1/8

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Strategies and Action Items - Identify approaches that we take to achieve the goal

Commercial Energy Strategies - Up for Public Review!

Read our Building Performance & Efficiency Education Strategy here - Open for public comment until 1/5

Read our Decarbonized Power Sector Strategy here - Open for public comment until 1/5

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Commercial Energy Strategies - Draft Strategies Developed:

Strategy 3 - Energy Code

Strategy 4 - Energy Storage & Demand Management

These Draft Strategies have been developed, but we are still accepting feedback. Please email sustainability@erie.gov to provide feedback!


If you have any questions you can contact us at sustainability@erie.gov or below.