What is a Community Energy Plan? What are the defining and distinguishing attributes of a CEP? What do community energy planners do?

Perspectives from Planning
  • Process vs outcome
  • Empirical rationality vs transactional vs participatory vs advocacy
  • Civics vs politics of planning
  • Planning for community vs planning with/within community
  • Drivers for planning? Goals vs vision vs issues vs opportunities vs trends
  • Comprehensive vs Strategic vs incremental planning
  • Planning for people vs planning for place
  • Pragmatism in planning theory