Resources

Municipal Facilities

This section includes information and resources on using solar energy at wastewater treatment plants, convention centers, town halls, jails, and other municipal facilities.

Solar Case Study: Ventura, CA

This case study focuses on the solar installation at Todd Road Jail in Ventura, California. Solar Case Study: Ventura, CA Click for full resource.

Solar Case Study: Nashville, TN

This case study details how Nashville incorporated solar into their new convention center using innovative ideas to save the city energy and expense. Solar Case Study: Nashville, TN Click for full resource.

Solar Case Study: Galena, IL

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 Case Study: Chapel Hill, NC

Building on its great tradition of leadership, Chapel Hill is using solar photovoltaic (PV) to improve its environmental and economic performance on public facilities.  Drawing upon the experiences of national and international networks, it has used their internal operations as examples for local business and residents to follow. Solar Case Study: Chapel Hill, NC Click Read More »

Solar Case Study: Barnstable, MA

The town of Barnstable has a comprehensive sustainability program and town leadership that champion renewable energy.   This case study highlights how the town amended the zoning codes to facilitate solar development, installed various solar projects on public facilities and worked with the Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative, Inc. to design, finance and operate renewable Read More »

Lesson 6: Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities

Welcome to the sixth and final lesson in the Solar Powering Your Community presentation series presented by the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership.  Lesson 6: Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities Click for full resource.

Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 3

This webinar explores installing solar on municipal facilities. Part three focuses on Tucson, Arizona’s efforts to expand municipal solar installations. Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 3 Click for full resource.

Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 2

This webinar explores installing solar on municipal facilities. Part two focuses on Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s efforts to expand municipal solar installations. Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 2 Click for full resource.

Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 1

This webinar explores installing solar on municipal facilities. Part one focuses on San Jose, California’s efforts to expand municipal solar installations. Installing Solar on Municipal Facilities – Part 1 Click for full resource.

Solar Case Study: El Paso, TX

By engaging multiple stakeholders, educating the public, developing strategic partnerships, and securing the commitment of decision makers, the City of El Paso has built a strong foundation for continued growth in solar PV.  El Paso’s experience provides a number of lessons that can inform municipal solar PV strategies across the country. Solar Case Study: El Read More »

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