Solar Powering Your Community Workshop: Houston, Texas

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Date(s) - April 9, 2013
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Houston-Galveston Area Council

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This interactive workshop, presented by the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership, will provide actionable information on creating a local-level solar program in southeast Texas.

Areas of focus will include:  energy planning to facilitate solar installations; state and local incentives for solar energy; innovative financing options for solar projects; and why solar is viable for the southeast Texas region. Case study examples will highlight successful practices and lessons learned from communities that have undertaken solar projects in these focus areas. If you have questions, please email

 2 AICP CM Credits (#e.23238)


  • 8:30 Introductions
  • 8:40 SunShot Introduction & Agenda Overview
  • 8:50 Interactive Activity
  • 9:10 The Road Ahead for Solar
  • 9:40 Energy Planning
  • 10:20 Break
  • 10:30 Local Case Studies
  • 11:10 Solar Financing and Policy Strategies in the Region
  • 11:50 Wrap Up and Closing Remarks
  • 12:15 Lunch, Networking Opportunity