Energy Plan Roadmap

Pathways, Strategies, and Tools to achieve Keene’s Energy Goals

 
Image by Giorgio Trovato

Electricity

Goal: 100 percent of electricity used in Keene will come from renewable energy resources by 2030.

How

1.

2.

3.

4.

Reduce electricity use for buildings in all sectors.

Increase renewable energy generation and storage.

Procure renewable energy to meet remaining electricity demand.

Conduct ongoing advocacy and education.

Electricity Strategies

Community Power Programs

Through Community Power, Keene can make a bulk purchase of energy for residents and businesses, which can help ratepayers get lower rates while adding more renewables to the energy portfolio.

 
Image by Moja Msanii

THermal

Goal: 100 percent of all thermal energy consumed in Keene will come from renewables by 2050.

How

1.

2.

3.

4.

Reduce thermal energy use for buildings in all sectors.

Increase local renewable energy generation and storage.

Encourage fuel switching to renewable fuel sources.

Conduct ongoing advocacy and education.

Thermal Strategies

Start a Home Energy Labeling Program

Knowing the energy efficiency scores of Keene homes and apartments can help you make an informed decision when buying or renting a home.

 
Commercial St June 2018.jpg

TransportatiON

Goal: 100 percent of all energy used for transportation will come from renewables by 2050.

How

1.

2.

3.

4.

Reduce the total vehicle miles traveled in Keene.

Accelerate the shift to electric vehicles and other alternative fuel vehicles.

Promote efficient growth patterns.

Conduct ongoing advocacy and education.

Transportation Strategies

Adopt EV-Ready Guidelines

The City can adopt EV-ready guidelines to make sure that new developments are designed to accommodate EV chargers now and in the future.

City of Keene, New Hampshire

Community Development

Keene City Hall, 4th Floor

3 Washington Street

Keene, NH 03431

Email us
Tel: 603-352-5440

Sign up to receive updates on Keene's energy planning process:

We want to hear from you!

Follow Keene Community Development

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram