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GOALS OF THE BETTER COMMUNITIES ALLIANCE (BCA)

The goals of the BCA are to:

  • Deliver integrated, community-scale support that enables local governments to achieve their energy, economic, and infrastructure goals, and replicate solutions;
  • Strengthen engagement with public and private sector leaders to identify energy challenges and opportunities within communities;
  • Incorporate knowledge and lessons learned into DOE programs, tools, and research;
  • Streamline community access to new resources from the public and private sectors.

 

BENEFITS OF BEING A PARTNER

Partners are local governments including cities and counties committed to clean energy that join BCA by committing to participate in a DOE qualifying leadership initiative and sign a BCA agreement.

DOE will support BCA partners by providing:

  • Technical assistance tools, resources and engagement as well as clean energy data analysis support
  • Opportunities to access support, expertise, and other resources made available by Better Communities Alliance affliates
  • A customized portfolio of existing DOE resources and engagement opportunities that align with the local priorities and interests of each Better Communities Alliance partner
  • National forums for peer networking and dialogue with DOE leaders and experts
  • National recognition and showcasing of efforts commensurate with achievements