TITLE

SOLAR PERMITTING: REGIONAL COLLABORATION ADDRESSES COST

AUTHOR(S)
Read, Anna
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Public Management (00333611);Jun2012, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the move of the U.S. Department of Energy to address costs related to solar permitting. It discusses permitting costs which include a broad variation in the local process of permitting, fees, and submittal of documents. It mentions the adoption of a legislation by the local government through an initiative that is a collaborative national effort to lower the cost of solar energy by 75% with the aim of making solar cost competitive with traditional energy sources.
ACCESSION #
75648393

 

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