Hardwire Energy Data Management
To effectively hardwire energy data management into your organization, consider centralizing your energy data management program and engaging key stakeholders prior to implementation and continuing to communicate with them throughout the process.
To hardwire your energy data management program, follow these two steps.
Optimize your organizational structure by evaluating your existing structure and operations, considering common organizational structures for data-driven energy management, centralizing your energy data management and bill payment, enacting policies that can institutionalize data-driven energy management in your organization, and reviewing federal programs that can support your energy data management activities.
Local Government Spotlight: Denver, Colorado: Centralizing Energy Data Management Over Time
Local Government Spotlight: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Creating Incentives for City Departments to Save Energy
Drive engagement and communicate results by developing stakeholder engagement strategies that create and maintain collaboration among key stakeholders across various levels of your organization and tailoring your communication strategies to specific stakeholder groups—within and outside your organization—recognizing and addressing each group's diverse goals, drivers, and needs for information.
Local Government Spotlight: Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Driving Participation and Action Through the Energy Reduction Team
Local Government Spotlight: Minneapolis, Minnesota: Developed "Avoided Energy Usage Report" to Communicate With City Departments
State Spotlight: Delaware: Report to the Cabinet Committee on Energy
State Spotlight: Maryland: 16-Agency Energy Competition
State Spotlight: North Carolina: Incentivizing Data Sharing in North Carolina