A Guide to Community Solar: Utility, Private and Nonprofit Project Development
A Guide to Community Solar: Utility, Private, and Nonprofit Project Development
By Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development, Keyes and Fox, Stoel Rives and Bonneville Environmental Foundation
In communities across the U.S., people are seeking community-scale alternatives to conventional energy sources—whether to increase energy independence, hedge against rising fuel costs, cut carbon emissions, or provide local jobs. Community organizers, solar energy advocates and government officials alike will find this guide an exceptional resource to address common challenges to the implementation of community-owned solar energy projects.