Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2022
The Sustainable States Network has been instrumental in recruiting communities to join SolSmart. For instance, Sustainable CT led four participating towns (Ashford, Bloomfield, Manchester, and Stonington) to SolSmart designation in 2022.
- Created an online permitting checklist, increasing transparency for community members and solar installers.
- Reviewed local zoning codes and identified restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development