A Step by Step Tool Kit for Local Governments to Go Solar


By: New Solar Homes Partnership

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Solar Energy

This guide is designed to help cities and counties in California use policies, programs, and investments to support solar energy use. It discusses five strategies:

  1. General plan amendments
  2. Outreach and education
  3. Incentives and rebates
  4. Solar energy financing districts
  5. Local green building programs

It also includes model ordinances and resolutions, a sample press release, and a recognition certificate for developers.