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Climate Action Plan Public Open House



Monday, October 10, 2022

Contact:          Kelli Schroeder, Customer & Employee Relations Manager     




TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Traverse City Light and Power (TCLP) is undergoing the development of a Climate Action Plan to identify innovative utility solutions designed to reduce our carbon impact while protecting grid resiliency. As a part of the plan’s development, TCLP is welcoming public input through a series of Stakeholder Open Houses.

TCLP, along with their consultant 5 Lakes Energy, will host its first open house event on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, from 4-6 p.m. at the Traverse Area District Library located at 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686. These events will be open to the public, and attendees can register today at

During the events, TCLP is taking this opportunity to engage and educate the community stakeholders in dialogue about clean energy solutions, garnering insights and feedback through a total of four open houses between now and April 2023 to develop a strategy for a clean energy future. Each of the four planned events will highlight different energy solution, with the initial event designed to educate and engage the community on three key subjects matters: energy waste production, demand response, and electrification.

 “We are excited to start this journey and look forward to these open houses and the opportunities and insights they will bring,” said Executive Director Brandie Ekren.  “The  community has an opportunity to play a role in developing a clean energy future and we strongly encourage everyone to attend.”

In addition to the chance to play a role in designing the Climate Action Plan and learning about energy-conscious practices, guests who attend will be entered to win a new E-Bike! By attending each open house participants will be entered for up to a total of 4 entries (one entry per open house attended).


Traverse City Light & Power ( is a community-owned, community-focused municipal utility that offers reliable energy at low rates in the region to over 12,700 customers in Traverse City, and parts of East Bay, Elmwood, Garfield, and Peninsula townships. Now offering TCLPfiber, an all-fiber, gigabit internet service.