SolSmart Designees

Blaine County

SolSmart Silver
Population: 24,272
Designation Level: SolSmart Silver
Year Designated: 2022

Blaine County, Idaho can point to a wide range of accomplishments that will encourage local solar energy growth. These actions include streamlining and simplifying the solar permit process, making information on solar easily accessible to the community, and reviewing zoning requirements that could pose obstacles to solar development.

Solar energy is one solution the whole community can support. It can provide clean, reliable, and affordable electricity that can power the Wood River Valley’s government facilities, homes, and businesses. Furthermore, solar energy is now the cheapest form of electricity generation in the United States.
- from the Blaine County Government website