Planning Publications

Planning for EV Charging Infrastructure Toolkit

This guide highlights lessons learned from local government EV planning & implementation processes under BC’s Clean Energy Vehicle program. See YouTubes of charging planning in BC here!

CEEP Research Report 2013

Best practices for implementation from detailed analysis of 30 community energy and emissions plans across Canada.

Policy and Governance Tools

Local governments can bring substantial benefits to their communities by encouraging and supporting the development of renewable energy.

Community Energy & Emissions Planning Guide

This guide describes the purpose and content of a community energy and emissions plan, its benefits, and how to go about creating one.

CEP Toolkit Volume 3 - Case Studies

"A Tool Kit for Community Energy Planning in BC" was first produced by the Community Energy Association in April 1997. Published originally as a three-ring binder, the Tool Kit quickly established itself both as a widely used practical resource and a frequently cited academic reference.

CEP Toolkit Volume 2 - Energy Ideas

"A Tool Kit for Community Energy Planning in BC" was first produced by the Community Energy Association in April 1997. Published originally as a three-ring binder, the Tool Kit quickly established itself both as a widely used practical resource and a frequently cited academic reference.

CEP Toolkit Volume 1 - Introduction

This Tool Kit is written primarily for local elected officials, municipal and regional planners and engineers, real estate developers, as well as anyone interested in community sustainability and energy opportunities.