Tag: solar

Community Resiliency and the Power of Solar Make El Paso’s Future Bright

August 23, 2021

Located in the Chihuahuan Desert, the arid climate of El Paso, Texas is a stressor on energy systems and puts the city at risk for sustainability challenges like drought. These...

Solar Solutions Help Burlington, VT, Go 100% Renewable

February 24, 2020

In 2015, the Solsmart designee City of Burlington, Vermont became one of the first cities in the United States powered by 100% renewable energy. The city’s 42,000 residents get their...

How the League Contributes to the ‘Net Zero’ Commitment

December 21, 2018

The 2018 Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) just took place in San Francisco. One key focus area was a commitment to “constructing and renovating buildings to be ‘net zero,’ which...

29 Communities Receive SolSmart Recognition

September 25, 2018

On September 23rd, as part of the 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, 29 communities received Special Recognition Awards for their incredible work in lowering the cost of going...

Maricopa County, AZ Improves Business Opportunities with SolSmart Designation

September 14, 2017

SolSmart provides recognition and no-cost technical assistance to help local governments reduce barriers to solar energy growth. With the help  of national and local experts, cities, counties, and towns are...

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