Strategic Energy Action Plan

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​​The American Cities Climate Challenge is a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative that aims to accelerate and deepen U.S. cities' efforts to create the greatest climate impact through 2020 and showcase the benefits – good jobs, cleaner air, and cost savings – that climate solutions brings.​

The City of Charlotte is working on 8 Actions, with the help of our 2 ACCC Climate Advisors, and technical assistance partners:

1.1: Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofits of Cultural Facilities

1.2 On-site Renewable Energy

1.3 Workforce Development Programs

2.1 Finance Programs for Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and Infrastructure

2.2 Market Transformation for Electric Vehicles

3.1 Accelerate and Finance Key Elements of Mobility Vision

3.2 Development of a Comprehensive Plan and a Unified Development Ordinance

3.3 Shared Mobility Program

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announces Charlotte

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announces Charlotte as an American Cities Climate Challenge Winner on December 19th, 2018 with Mayor Vi Lyles and Director of Sustainability Rob Phocas at UNC Charlotte Uptown Campus.

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg converses with the Charlotte team

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg converses with the Charlotte team at 7th Street Market prior to the American Cities Climate Challenge announcement.

Mayor Lyles affirming​ the City of Charlotte's committment

Mayor Lyles affirming​ the City of Charlotte's committment to combat climate change for a healthier and more sustainable future for all Charlotteans.

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