As originally appeared in Energy News Network by Frank Jossi December 18, 2019 Minnesota recently became the first state in the nation to adopt a new national interconnection standard that could spur more clean energy projects. Interconnection standards provide “rules…
Minnesota Solar Installers Expect New Standard to Streamline Interconnection
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.
Solar Permitting & Inspection Webinar #3
As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A. and IREC present a series of three webinars on solar permitting and inspection. In the third and final webinar of the series, August 27, 2-3p ET, we’ll take a step back and examine how communities can change their permitting processes, with a particular focus on voluntary regional and statewide collaborations.
New Solar Inspection Tool to Help Ensure Quality, Efficiency and Safety
To benefit permitting authorities and installers, and ultimately energy consumers who invest in solar, IREC just released the first Model Inspection Checklist for Rooftop Photovoltaic (PV) Systems.