A Guide for Local Governments
US Department of Energy
Solar Powering Your Community
The U.S. Department of Energy developed this comprehensive resource to assist local governments and stakeholders in building sustainable local solar markets. This second edition of the guide was updated to include new market developments and innovations for advancing local solar markets that have emerged since the first edition was released in 2009. This updated edition also contains the most recent lessons and successes from the original 25 Solar America Cities and other communities promoting solar energy. The guide introduces a range of policy and program options that have been successfully field tested in cities and counties around the country. The guide describes each policy or program, followed by more information on:
For more information on Solar America Communities, visit http://solaramericacommunities.energy.gov/.
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Extremely valuable resource for local governments irrespective of size or annual operating budget.
A great first step for any local government interested in solar. Easy to understand summaries, numerous examples, and a variety of more detailed articles, reports, and resources to back-up the general information.
Serves as a great resource on the crucial role local governments play in promoting growth in the solar market. An essential guide for those looking to develop and implement solar programs on the local level.
You don't want to be without this resource in your solar tool kit. Find out what other communities are doing to advance solar.
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