Solar Briefing Papers

As part of APA's participation in the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership, the Green Communities Research Center has prepared a series of briefing papers designed to help planners and public officials understand some key issues in planning for solar energy use.

Compendium of Six Papers

Download a collection of all six solar briefing papers (pdf)

Individual Papers

View each paper individually:

Solar Community Engagement Strategies for Planners

Solar Mapping

Integrating Solar Energy into Local Plans

Integrating Solar Energy into Local Development Regulations

Balancing Solar Energy Use with Potential Competing Interests

Recycling Land for Solar Energy Development

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