National Association of Regional Councils Releases New Regional Solar Resources

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) as part of the SolarOPs team, has created new regional solar resources to assist regional planning organizations and local governments in accelerating solar energy adoption in their communities, including:

Podcasts: Join NARC as they learn about solar in rural America, innovative financing strategies, solar plan development and more.

Webinars: These free webinars focus on providing a comprehensive overview on how regions and organizations across the nation are developing innovative solar approaches.

Case Studies: Check out how regions are developing regional solar initiatives, collaborative procurement efforts, solar maps and more.

Toolkits: These user-friendly guides provide step-by-step instructions, that regions can use to make the case for solar, develop model ordinances, streamline permitting, create regional programs and more.

Regional Workshops: NARC is on the road, traveling to regions nationwide to provide their local governments with the information and tools needed to replicate successful solar practices and expand local adoption of solar in their region.

Regional Solar Handbook & Resource GuideNARC is pleased to announce the release of its second version of its Guide. This Guide is written for regional planning organizations to learn how they can play a key role in moving solar energy deployment forward in their region. The Guide focuses on making the case for solar, its barriers, regional solutions, case studies, and regionally specific tools.

Click HERE to access NARC’s SolarOPs website. For additional information about NARC’s role in the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership, contact Mia Colson,