On-Site Renewable Energy Generation: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs


By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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This guide is designed to help local governments identify opportunities to support solar and other renewable energy projects on public facilities and throughout their communities. It presents on-site renewable energy generation as an approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improving air quality, and boosting the local economy. Individual sections address the benefits of on-site renewable energy generation; on-site renewable energy technology and applications; key participants; foundations for project development; strategies for effective implementation; costs and funding opportunities; federal, state, and other program resources; and case studies.