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Public Statement of Solar Goals

Communities interested in pursuing SolSmart designation must indicate their commitment to supporting solar development in their community. These do not need to be more than a page in length. Letters should include:

  • A commitment to participate in the SolSmart designation process
  • A statement of solar goals, areas of focus or community priorities (e.g. Encouraging solar development on vacant lots or supporting non-profit led initiatives)
  • Past achievements or programs related to solar and/or renewable energy
  • Commitment to tracking metrics related to solar and/or provide benchmark of available solar metrics (e.g.. number of installed municipal systems or growth in residential installations)
  • A commitment of staff time and resources to improve local environment for solar

Pre-requisite for SolSmart Bronze, Silver, and Gold designation.

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Communities interested in pursuing SolSmart designation must indicate their commitment to supporting solar development in their community. These do not need to be more than a page in length. Letters should include:

  • A commitment to participate in the SolSmart designation process
  • A statement of solar goals, areas of focus or community priorities (e.g. Encouraging solar development on vacant lots or supporting non-profit led initiatives)
  • Past achievements or programs related to solar and/or renewable energy
  • Commitment to tracking metrics related to solar and/or provide benchmark of available solar metrics (e.g.. number of installed municipal systems or growth in residential installations)
  • A commitment of staff time and resources to improve local environment for solar

Resources and Examples:

Burlington, Vermont – http://www.gosparc.org/s/Burlington-Letter-of-Intent.pdf
Brownsville, Texas – http://www.gosparc.org/s/SPARC-Commitment-Letter_BrownsvilleTX.pdf