SolSmart Designees


North Carolina
SolSmart Gold
Population: 21,190
Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Year Designated: 2017
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  • Trained fire and safety staff on solar PV
  • Created and provided online a handout for developers, Land Use Considerations for Photovoltaic Installations, that provides an overview of what development regulations allow under which conditions (e.g. types and sizes of solar PV arrays permitted, the processes required, and other relevant information, such as design standards and policy outside of the zoning language)
  • Hosted a community “Solarize” campaign, Solarize Carrboro, allowing residents to benefit from group discounts and affordable solar financing