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


By: New Solar Homes Partnership


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.