Municipal Franchise Agreements and Energy Objectives

This data set includes franchise agreement-related information from 3,538 municipalities nationwide including data on franchise length, fees, agreement language, and energy objectives.
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Municipal Franchise Agreement Data.xlsx 497.74 KB Data This data set provides information on Municipal Franchise Agreements, review the cover sheet prior to analyzing the data.
Author Information
Jeff Cook, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bryn Grunwald, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Cite This Dataset
Cook, Jeff, and Bryn Grunwald. 2019. "Municipal Franchise Agreements and Energy Objectives." NREL Data Catalog. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Last updated: December 12, 2023. DOI: 10.7799/1577346.
About This Dataset
DOE Project
Analysis of Municipal Franchise Agreements in Cities That Have Incorporated Energy Objectives
Funding Organization
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sponsoring Organization
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
Research Areas
Buildings Efficiency
Grid Modernization
Solar Power
Wind Energy
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