U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Aurora, Colorado, Case Study

Aurora, Colorado, is pursuing solar as part of the city's larger sustainability strategy.  In 2009, the city, population 325,078, updated its Comprehensive Plan to include a Sustainability Plan with goals for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and economic growth.  Aurora now has three solar PV installations on city properties and three solar thermal installations on city properties with plans for a fourth.  Additionally, Aurora has a streamlined permitting process and has adopted a renewable energy ordinance.

Date
August, 2012
Location:
Aurora, Colorado
United States
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International City/County Management Association
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