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Essential Info Packet: Planning and Zoning for Solar Energy

Do your community's plans and ordinances address solar energy systems? As the nation's centers of electricity consumption, cities and counties are uniquely positioned to support economic growth, strengthen America's energy independence, and reduce pollution by converting to solar energy. Planners have important roles to play in making sure their communities' plans and land use regulations allow and encourage this clean, safe energy source.

RFP for Solar Education Kiosks

Request for Proposal for Interpretive Signage/Informational displays for three locations in Sacramento.

Location:
Sacramento, California
United States

Sacramento Ordinance to Waive Fees for Solar Hot Water

An ordinance suspending for the calendar years 2007-2009 all fees related to installations of solar water heaters on existing residences.

Location:
Sacramento, California
United States

Sacramento Ordinance to Waive Aolar PV Fees

This is an ordinance by the city of Sacramento to suspend for the calendar years 2007-2009 all fees related to installation of photovoltaic systems on existing residences.

Location:
Sacramento, California
United States

Portland's Commercial Solar Permitting Guide

This program guide outlines the application and review procedures for obtaining the necessary permits to install a solar energy system on a new or existing commercial building.

Location:
Portland, Oregon
United States

Portland's Residential Solar Permitting Guide

This program guide outlines the application and review procedures for obtaining the necessary permit(s) to install a solar energy system for a new or existing residential building. The guide also describes what system siting or design elements may trigger the need for additional plan review.

Location:
Portland, Oregon
United States

Power Purchase Agreement Checklist for State and Local Governments

This fact sheet addresses the financial, logistical, and legal questions relevant to implementing PPAs for PV installations.

Net Metering Model Rules, 2009 Edition

These model net metering rules incorporate updated lessons learned and best practices since IREC's first release in 2003. Among the important advances in net metering rules incorporated within the model IREC rule are: increase in the size of systems eligible for net metering, expansion of program capacity caps, meter aggregation, and accommodation of third-party ownership of net metered systems.

Request for Qualifications for Sacramento Landfill

This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) solicits experienced companies to design, permit, finance, build, and operate a solar photovoltaic farm (SPV Farm) on the City of Sacramento’s 28th Street Landfill. Respondents to this RFQ must demonstrate experience and capacity to design, permit, finance, build, and operate a SPV Farm that generates electricity that can be sold for electrical use through a power-purchase agreement. Submittals must be prepared and delivered in accordance with the requirements set forth in this document.

Location:
Sacramento, California
United States

Revised RFP Appendix E Knoxville Transit Station Array

This request for proposal includes technical and general bid requirements.

Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee
United States

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