SolSmart Designees

Huntington Beach

SolSmart Gold
Population: 199,223
Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Year Designated: 2017
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  • Created a streamlined process to approve certain solar permit applications over the counter
  • The City Environmental Board’s Sustainable Energy Committee meets monthly
  • Provided Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing
  • Involved in state-level conversations regarding solar PV via the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition
  • Provided Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for eligible properties
Our City of Huntington Beach is proud to be recognized with SolSmart Gold and as a national leader in advancing our solar energy. By reducing soft costs and other administrative barriers, the City strives to increase local businesses and homes’ access to solar energy, educate the community, and expand our local solar market. This exemplifies the city’s innovative approach to sustainability.
- Mike Posey, Mayor