DOEE Comprehensive Energy Plan
Mapping the District of Columbia’s Energy Future
Our team developed the District of Columbia’s Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP), Clean Energy DC, for the District’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE). The District has ambitious energy use reduction, GHG reduction, and renewable energy utilization targets that require significant improvements in energy efficiency, shifts to clean energy, and the infrastructure and organizational capacity required to enable them. The plan was developed through a collaborative process involving several DOEE departments and other local stakeholders.
- The CEP outlines a program of policies, plans, and programs that can help the District to achieve a 50% reduction in GHGs by 2032.
- To measure the impact of each proposed strategy, we developed an energy and emissions model covering buildings, transportation, and energy supply to forecast the District’s energy use and emissions under different policy scenarios over time.
- Key strategies include net zero building codes and the design of a renewable portfolio standard that drives renewable energy generation.
Project partners: Institute for Market Transformation; International Living Future Institute