Local Energy & Climate SolutionsRegulatory Engagement
Why Improving Local Solar & Storage Codes Brings Us Closer to a Clean Energy Future
The permitting and inspection process for clean energy systems is a key area where there are opportunities for reducing “soft costs”—the non-hardware costs, such as labor and administrative tasks, that comprise over 60% of the cost of a solar installation and have been slow to decline.
NC Workshop on Planning, Regulating, Permitting & Inspection Helps Local Governments
More than 50 local government officials attended a free, day-long workshop in Mooresville, North Carolina on July 30, and learned about solar zoning codes and ways to improve their solar permitting processes. The Centralina Council of Governments hosted the workshop.