Recovery and Resilience Takes a Village

Part 2 – Exploring Collaboration in Electrification Planning

How Local Governments are Collaborating Across Boundaries, Agencies, and Sectors to Act on Climate Change

With thanks to Angie Hacker and John Vandervort for researching and writing this piece for CURRENTS.

In January, we released the first article in a 3-part series that explores how collaborations across agencies, sectors, and jurisdictional boundaries can help local governments achieve their energy and climate goals. And as disruptions from the pandemic, the economy, and the climate continue to make resilience more necessary — and more challenging — it’s more important than ever for local governments and their partners to work together strategically. So in this second article, we evaluate another type of initiative that benefits from cross-agency and cross-sector collaboration: electrification.