A Fair and Equitable Clean Energy Transition in Alachua County

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Alachua County, Florida is committed to transitioning to renewable energy in order to address the climate crisis and secure energy justice for low-income and underserved communities. Alachua County's community-led Project EMPOWER (Energy Modernization for People, Opportunity, Work, Equity, and Renewables) is focused on making the clean energy transition fair and equitable for everyone, and is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy's Communities LEAP (Local Energy Action Program) Pilot.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2023

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5R00-85249

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102023-5869


  • Alachua County
  • Communities LEAP
  • energy burden
  • Florida
  • green jobs
  • microgrids
  • Project EMPOWER
  • solar power
  • weatherization


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