SolSmart News Release
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now received SolSmart designation for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development. SolSmart has now achieved its goal to designate at least 300 local governments as SolSmart Gold, Silver, or Bronze, for a total of 328 communities and counting.
The 328 SolSmart designees include cities, counties, small towns, and regional organizations in 40 states and the District of Columbia, representing 82 million people. One in four people in America now live in a SolSmart-designated community. More information on these communities and examples of their solar achievements can be found here.
Lincoln is a SolSmart Gold Designee – the highest achievement!
City Receives National Recognition for Promoting Solar Energy, City of Lincoln Mayor’s Office Media Release. The national SolSmart program has awarded the City of Lincoln a Gold designation for its efforts to make it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. SolSmart is led by The Solar Foundation and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office.