SolSmart Designees


SolSmart Gold
Population: 2,693,976
Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Year Designated: 2017
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  • Created a streamlined process to approve certain solar permit applications over the counter
  • Provided an online process for scheduling and responding to inspection requests
  • Hosted a community “Solarize” campaign, Solarize Chicago, allowing residents to benefit from group discounts and affordable solar financing
  • Installed solar on local facilities, including a 256kW array on Shedd Acquarium and arrays on local public schools