Capital District Regional Planning Commission
The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) is a regional planning and resource center, established pursuant to New York State General Municipal Law Article 12-B, serving Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties. CDRPC provides objective analysis of data, trends, opportunities, and challenges relevant to the Region’s economic development and planning communities. CDRPC serves the best interests of the public and private sectors by promoting intergovernmental cooperation; communicating, collaborating, and facilitating regional initiatives; and sharing information and fostering dialogues on solutions to regional problems.
Local governments in New York State can use the Clean Energy Communities program to implement clean energy actions, save energy costs, create jobs, and improve the environment. In addition to providing tools, resources, and technical assistance, the program recognizes and rewards leadership for the completion of clean energy projects. https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Clean-Energy-Communities
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Climate Smart Communities Program
Members of the Climate Smart Communities program are a network of New York communities engaged in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving climate resilience. The program provides guidance to local governments on best practices for mitigating and adapting to climate change. For additional information: https://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/50845.html