As local chamber leaders, we recognize that energy efficiency and renewable energy deliver real economic development opportunities to communities like ours across the nation. We welcome their inclusion in the Clean Power Plan and strongly encourage state leaders to include energy efficiency and renewable energy as big elements of our state plans.”
Many of you have heard recently about the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), which is designed to diversify the nation’s energy supply by 2030. But did you know that many utilities, energy businesses, and states-especially those that recognize today’s positive market signals around energy efficiency and renewable energy-are moving forward on plans to capture jobs and economic opportunity for their region?
Traverse City Chamber President & CEO, Doug Luciani, writes an open letter to local Michigan chambers urging them to support Michigan's development of a state plan rather than a federal plan for the Clean Power Standards.