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Community Choice Aggregation 3.0 Project: This project explored the next generation of Community Choice Aggregation to maximize greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in the participating communities, contribute to community resiliency, equity, localization, additionality, sustainability, and economic development. (USDN Innovation Fund, 2020) 
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Performance Standards for Existing Buildings: This tool provides guidance on implementing performance standards for greenhouse gas reduction in existing buildings. (CNCA Innovation Fund, 2019)  
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Electronic Registration Systems for Cooling Towers - Improving Public Health and Sustainability Outcomes Project: This project developed a template to create standardized yet flexible cooling tower registries that will improve health outcomes, address disparity in which populations are sickened, and increase water and energy efficiency. (USDN Innovation Fund, 2020)
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Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization: A suite of reports that explore carbon capture storage and utilization technologies and solutions they provide to cities. (CNCA Innovation Fund, 2020)
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Real-Time Wildfire Smoke Communications Project:This project developed replicable resources for local governments and partners to use in advancing resilience to wildfire and grass fire smoke, particularly among those populations most impacted. This work provides a template for ways to engage internal and external stakeholders in climate resilience, as well as sample workflows that can be used for response to air quality or other public health issues. (USDN Innovation Fund, 2019)
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Building Electrification Primer for Cities and Utilities: This project developed a primer tool to support the market transformation of building electrification initiatives across North America and Europe that advance decarbonization goals. (CNCA & USDN Innovation Funds, 2019)
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