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Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change

Sustainability Leaders Collaborative


The Sustainability Leaders Collaborative (SLC) is a partnership of cities, towns, villages, and school districts across the county focused on climate change. The purpose is to facilitate collaboration, enabling all Dane County communities to achieve their sustainability goals by sharing resources and working together to reduce emissions and increase resiliency.

The SLC's strategic priorite2019 Sustainable Leaders Collaborative meetings include:

  1. Solar development
  2. Renewable fuel usage for municipal fleets
  3. Energy efficiency and sustainability for facilities 
  4. Green infrastructure to manage run-off from heavy rain events



The SLC holds virtual and in-person events on topics of interest to local communities. If you are part of a local government and have a topic you would like to see addressed, let us know.

SLC Accomplishments

Already SLC members have made enormous strides in their sustainability and resiliency efforts and are are actively working together to meet their emissions and resiliency goals. Recent accomplishments include:

Learn more about what SLC members have accomplished across Dane County.

Resources for SLC Members

  • Clean Energy Plans: With funding from the Office of Energy Innovation, seven Dane County communities collaborated with Slipstream to conduct clean energy planning; review the final report as a starting point for other communities interested in clean energy planning. 
  • Solar Group Buys: MadiSUN Group Buy is available to all Dane County residents. Learn more about how you can leverage these resources to grow solar in your community.