Tag: Solsmart

Solar in the City: New York

June 26, 2020

With the help of the City University of New York (CUNY), New York City has not only achieved a gold designation for Solsmart but has also made solar energy more...

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...

Charleston County, SC Shines with SolSmart Project

August 15, 2017

The National Civic League’s focus on civic engagement and environmental sustainability led to engagement with the national SolSmart project. SolSmart is a new national designation program, funded by the U.S....

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