3. Renewable Local Energy – CM credit not available

Today’s emerging energy crisis means that many individuals and communities are increasing locally produced energy. Explore which plans and codes enable and encourage infrastructure for renewable energy such as wind and solar power. Experienced presenters discuss stumbling blocks including neighborhood opposition and aesthetic concerns. Find out what role neighborhood-scale utilities can play in improving community sustainability. 

CD-ROM includes a recording of this audio/web conference synchronized with a PowerPoint presentation, program transcript, PowerPoint presentation note sheets, and supplemental reading materials.


  • Gail Feldman, City of Berkeley, Calif., Energy and Sustainable Development Department
  • Erica Heller, Clarion Associates of Colorado
  • Roger Taylor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Moderator: Suzanne Rynne, AICP, American Planning Association