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The City of Issaquah first partnered with the New Energy Cities program in early 2012 to develop a Sustainable Energy Strategy that would help the community achieve its ambitious policy goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below their 2007 level by the year 2050. In addition to drafting this strategy, the New Energy Cities team has produced several analyses that support the City's strategic decision-making: an Energy Map for the year 2007, an Energy Map for the year 2012, and a Carbon Wedge analysis.

The City of Issaquah first partnered with the New Energy Cities program in early 2012 to develop a Sustainable Energy Strategy that would help the community achieve its ambitious policy goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below their 2007 level by the year 2050. In addition to drafting this strategy, the New Energy Cities team has produced several analyses that support the City's strategic decision-making: an Energy Map for the year 2007, an Energy Map for the year 2012, and a Carbon Wedge analysis.

You can download the Energy Maps and a January 2013 City Council presentation, which includes the Carbon Wedge graphics, on this page.

2007 Issaquah Community Energy Map

2012 Issaquah Community Energy Map

January 29, 2013 Presentation to the Issaquah City Council (including Carbon Wedge graphics)

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