North Central Texas Council of Governments
Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2020
The NCTCOG is helping communities across the Dallas-Fort Worth region go solar by providing widespread outreach and educational resources. The website GoSolarTexas.org includes solar energy tips for homeowners, best management practices for local governments, and training resources.
- 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