Leveraging the WAP: Basics
Winning leveraged dollars and designing coordinated programs can be a complicated process. Our team is available to help by sharing program design examples that complement WAP and LIHEAP, sample testimonies for advocacy at the utility commission and templates for allocating leveraging dollars through the state plan. The energy partnerships team can connect your organization with peers and energy advocates that have designed successful programs and mitigated many of the challenges that arise in this work.
Report for use in comparing leveraging performance across states and determining the total resources and production of all agencies that are WAP subgrantees.
Presentation from CAP and WA Department of Commerce at 2018 Home Performance Conference includes leveraging basics, scope of leveraging, and the WA leveraged program design.
Presentation from Coconino County Community Services (AZ) and Hunting Park Neighborhood Energy Center (PA) on coordinating LIHEAP, WAP, and case management.
Offers a basic background on the leverage rationale for a WAP organization, an overview of leveraging n the network, the regulation behind utilizing funding of leveraging initiatives, and coordinated design considerations.
Created by a former utility commissioner, points on the steps of a rate case so that WAP leaders understand the ways and opportunities to get involved.
Relationship building is a key component to winning utility dollars, this guide talks through steps to begin building these kinds of relationships with utility commissioners.
This guide highlights resources and strategies for States to use when developing and supporting partnerships that provide additional resources to complement the U.S. Department of Energyʹs (DOE) weatherization program funds.