2019 Energy Transition Survey

Challenges municipalities may be facing in regard to changing energy, economic, and environmental conditions.

Sep 30, 2019

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and Indiana University's O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs partnered to conduct the Energy Transition Survey to learn about challenges municipalities may be facing in regard to changing energy, economic, and environmental conditions.

This survey was conducted in April and May 2019. It was distributed via email to 3,131 ICMA member municipal chief administrative officers (CAOs), 476 of which responded for a 15.2% response rate and 4% margin of error.

Topics explored include the impact of changing energy conditions on communities, strategies on how to handle the transition, utilization of federal programs and funding, and motivations/barriers related to energy transition actions.

The survey results show the percentages that provided answers in response to each individual question. Not all local governments answered each question, so the percentages are not based on all survey respondents. The number reporting (n) is provided for each question.

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