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Solar Case Study: Galena, IL

June 4, 2015 by
This case study details the solar installation at the waste water treatment plant in Galena, IL Solar Case Study: Galena, IL Click for full resource.

Solar, Sustainability, and Energy Efficiency in Columbia, MO

October 7, 2014 by
Barbara Buffaloe, the city of Columbia, Missouri’s Sustainability Manager and Connie Kacprowicz, a Utilities Services Specialist for Columbia Water and Light discuss the city’s solar initiatives and how they tie in with other energy efficiency and sustainability programs underway in the community. Solar, Sustainability, and Energy Efficiency in Columbia, MO Click for full resource.
Ask the Expert: Solar Show & Tell

Ask the Expert: Solar Show & Tell

October 7, 2014 by
Ask the Expert Video Podcast Series presented by the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership.  Ask the Expert: Solar Show & Tell Click for full resource.

Solar Powering Your Community Workshop: Des Moines, Iowa

October 2, 2014 by
This interactive workshop, presented by the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership, provided actionable information on creating a local-level solar program in the Des Moines region on September 24, 2014. Areas of focus included: energy planning to facilitate solar installations; state and local incentives for solar energy; innovative financing options for solar projects; and why solar is Read More »

Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities 2

August 5, 2014 by
Considering installing solar on a municipal facility? During this FREE hour-long webinar, you will hear from solar industry experts about the benefits of going solar, solar technologies and their applications, and tools for financing solar projects. Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities 2 Click for full resource.

Solar Energy Solutions for Transportation: Improving Air Quality and Saving Fuel with Solar Powered Idle Reduction Technology

April 1, 2014 by
This webinar focuses on how solar energy technology can be used to assist communities in meeting idle reduction standards. To view the webinar, click here.

Regional Solar Initiative: Metropolitan Area Planning Council

July 23, 2013 by
Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s Regional Solar Initiative helps communities get lower pricing and better quality service by bringing them together to obtain energy-related goods and services.

Regional Solar Podcast: Regional Emergency Uses for Solar Technology

July 23, 2013 by
Jason Halpern and Patrick Murphy, founders of Gridless Power, discuss emergency uses of solar technology with NARC. Gridless Power is deploying solar technology in non-traditional formats when conventional power sources may be scarce or unavailable.

Regional Solar Podcast: Developing a Solar Framework in Boston, MA

July 23, 2013 by
NARC spoke with Helen Aki with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston, MA about how MAPC is working to make the Boston region a leader in solar development.

Regional Solar Podcast: Solar in Climate Action Plans

June 13, 2013 by
NARC spoke with Jeff King and Julia Allman, Environmental Planners at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) about solar PV in MWCOG's Climate Action Plan.