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Corporates & Communities

CEBA partnered with community power non-profit Groundswell to explore how large buyer renewable energy procurement can generate mutual benefits for local communities. The guidance and resources on this page are derived from conversations with large energy buyers and community organizations, and are intended for use by renewable energy buyers across the commercial and industrial sectors that are interested in engaging with local communities to intentionally create mutual advantages through the procurement of large-scale renewable energy.

Before you get started

What to know before working with the local community

  • Everything about the procurement will look slightly different
  • It is critical to identify internal goals and drivers
  • Trust and relationship building is critical throughout the entire process
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    Download the Corporate and Community Engagement Primer