Special to the Norfolk Daily News
More than 200 mayors representing cities in every U.S. state have signed on to Environment America Research & Policy Center’s “Mayors for Solar Energy” letter, embracing a collective vision for solar-powered communities. Norfolk Mayor Josh Moenning is one of two representing Nebraska, along with Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler . . . The number of signatures on the Mayors for Solar Energy letter has more than tripled since December 2017, and Environment America Research and Policy Center expects that number will continue to grow. Learn more here.
Environment America Resources
- Ten Ways Your City Can Go Solar guide lays out steps that cities can take to adopt more solar energy.
- The annual Shining Cities report ranks the U.S.’s largest cities in terms of their total and per capita installed solar potential.
- Making Sense of Energy Storage report can help cities understand the role that energy storage can play in their renewable energy transition.
Additional Opportunity Highlighted by Environment America
Apply for SolSmart designation and get technical assistance in improving your solar permitting process.
Lincoln, Nebraska is a SolSmart Designee.
Previously Posted NPPD News Release: NPPD, Norfolk seeking grant for battery energy storage project. Funding for battery energy storage system (BESS) demonstration project is being sought by the Nebraska Public Power District and the City of Norfolk that would be tied to a proposed community solar project planned for that community in 2019.