Methods for Measuring the Economics of Community Energy Plans report helps Community Energy Managers choose the economic analysis method that is best suited to their community’s CEP approach, needs, and resources.
There are many ways to conduct an economic analysis of your Community Energy Plan and each offers a different perspective. Learn which economic analysis method is best suited to your community’s CEP approach, needs, and resources. The report introduces six major methods of economic analysis and includes advice on considerations in interpretation of results, the need for specialized expertise, the approximate cost and level of effort, and data requirements. Each method is also illustrated with an example drawn from a Canadian CEP analysis.