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Energy Transition Initiative

Through the Energy Transition Initiative (ETI), the U.S. Department of Energy and its partners work with government entities and other stakeholders to establish a long-term energy vision and successfully implement energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. ETI provides a proven framework and technical resources and tools to help islands, states, and cities transition to a clean energy economy and achieve their clean energy goals.

Islands Playbook

This action-oriented guide provides a readily available framework that any community can use to help successfully initiate, plan, and complete a transition to a clean energy system. Read lessons learned featured in the Playbook from island communities that have reached their goals by implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

Island Energy Snapshots

Get energy information about islands in the Caribbean and surrounding area, such as current electricity sector data, policies, and opportunities to reduce dependence on imported fossil fuels through energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Island Tools and Trainings

Learn more about tools and tailored trainings that can help islands identify pathways and make decisions about their clean energy goals and projects. 

State and Local Energy Data Tool

State and local governments can use this tool to get basic energy market information needed to plan and implement clean energy projects. Watch the video.

Project Profiles

Read how islands, states, cities, tribes, and utilities have used the ETI model to set and achieve clean energy goals.

Energy Resources for Hurricane Season

Read lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and find resources to prepare for, respond to, and recover from hurricanes.

Energy Resources for Tornado Season

Read lessons learned from the tornado in Greensburg, Kansas, and find resources to prepare for, respond to, and recover from tornadoes.