SolSmart Designees


SolSmart Gold
Population: 617,638
Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Year Designated: 2017
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  • Created a streamlined process to approve certain solar permit applications over the counter
  • Created an active energy task force
  • Hosted solar workshops for the general public and local government staff
  • Created and shared an interactive solar map of the community
We are thrilled to achieve Gold designation in the SolSmart program. Solar power has become very cost effective and our citizens are eager to harness the sun’s energy in their homes and businesses. Through participating in the SolSmart program, we now have a clear-cut process for permitting and installing solar panels.
- Maria Koetter, Director of the Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability