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August 5, 2016
Join ICMA and The Solar Foundation to learn about the new U.S. Department of Energy−funded Solar Powering America by Recognizing Communities (SPARC) program.
August 4, 2016
All across the U.S., local governments with varying community needs and resources are turning to solar power as a clean and reliable source to answer...
July 21, 2016
The use of solar energy in the U.S. is growing rapidly. Data provided by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) , shows the U.S....
June 20, 2016
The SolSmart team is excited to announce it will present a SolSmart panel (pictured right) to the first 35 communities designated at the Bronze, Silver,...
April 15, 2016
Earth Day is right around the corner and one of the most earth-friendly practices has come under fire recently—recycling. Commodity prices have dropped precipitously (petroleum...
March 21, 2016
Data from 1,900 jurisdictions indicate that sustainability becomes more of a priority when linked to economic development.
January 13, 2016
Survey results indicate there are many activities common among communities that are strengthening local economies, creating healthier communities, and providing support to low-income residents.
October 13, 2015
One in five adults will be age 65 or older by 2030. Answer five easy questions to gauge whether your community is ready, and then read about free resources to help you adapt.
October 8, 2015
Anyone that has been following the situation in South Carolina can see how flooding can have immediate and long-term impacts on communities. This article has identified resources to help deal with the unique challenges that come with a flood emergency.
September 11, 2015
Getting started on, or looking to expand or enhance, your sustainability efforts? Check out the great line-up of sessions at this year’s conference that will give you the tools you need to make a difference back home.
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