Land Use Planning

Public Involvement & Participation


Neighborhood & Community Plans


Hometown Minnesota, Inc.

Biko Associates, Inc.

The use of energy and other basic resources in the community has profound effects on the community's economic, social, and natural resource sustainability. Ensuring the efficient use of resources in the community also enhances the local and regional quality of life and proactively addressses environmental and regulatory risks.

State or federal regulatory decisions, furthermore, often fail to adequately consider consumer, environmental, or local community perspectives. Advocacy organizations and local communities need assistance in presenting their priorities in regulatory hearings. In order to ensure sustainable use of energy and natural resources public and private decisionmakers need to understand the nature of their community's resources and the somethimes distant regulatory processes that affect communities. Biko Associates provides the following services for consumer and community-oriented energy and resource planning:

Energy Planning Clients:

Energy Planning Examples:

Energy Planning