In May 2021, the City of Green Bay approved a resolution establishing a climate goal of 100% clean energy and carbon neutrality for the entire Green Bay community, including residents, government, and businesses, by 2050.
- Being carbon neutral means that the amount of carbon released by the City is balanced with how much carbon is absorbed by the City actions. To meet this strategy, the City both needs to reduce carbon emissions, and implement strategies to absorb carbon such as planting trees.
- Clean energy refers to renewable energy production that does not release carbon, such as solar energy, wind energy, or geothermal.
With this goal in place, the City is now working to create a roadmap for how to meet these goals. In 2022, the City was awarded a state grant to create a comprehensive energy plan that will guide how the City pursues this goal during the next 5 to 10 years. An important piece of this project is to engage the community to receive feedback from residents and businesses on energy strategies and goals.
In winter 2023, feedback was collected through residential and business surveys to inform the plan and ensure it adequately addressed community perspectives and concerns. On July 25, 2023 an open house was held to share the preliminary recommendations and collect feedback.
Clean Energy Plan Documents:
Acknowledgment: “This material is based upon work supported by the by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Office of Energy Innovation and the Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), under the State Energy Program Award Number DE-EE0000163.”
Feedback for Preliminary Recommendations
Below are links to the posters that were shown at the Open House on July 25, 2023 for review and feedback. The posters include background information on the planning process, survey results, and the draft recommendations.
Please note that the recommendations described on this page are preliminary. Community feedback that was received at the Open House and through online comments submitted will inform the recommendations that are included in the final version of the Green Bay Clean Energy Plan.
The draft recommendations are available in Spanish and Hmong. Proceed to the below link to review the materials: Energy Plan Goals (English) (PDF)
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Green Bay Lub Hom Phiaj Hluav Taws Xob (Hmong) (PDF)
Comentarios En Español
Por favor tenga en cuenta que las recomendaciones descritas en esta página son preliminares. Los comentarios que sean recibidos por la comunidad en la jornada de puertas abiertas y a través de comentarios realizados en esta página informarán las recomendaciones que se incluyan en la versión final del Plan de Energía Limpia de Green Bay.
Los bocetos de recomendaciones están disponibles en Español y Hmong. Vaya a este enlace para revisar los materiales:
El Objetivo Energético de Green Bay (en Espanol) (PDF)