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Local Government Solar Project Portal

EPA invites local governments across the country to meet their environmental, energy, economic and domestic job creation goals through greater utilization of solar energy from on and off site solar projects that serve municipal operations.

Local governments will find project development resources and opportunities to learn from industry experts and their peers. To Share Your Progress and learn more about available resources and technical support, see below.

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Local Government Solar Project List

The table below details individual local government progress towards developing solar energy projects on municipal properties by successfully completing key project development steps. Your local government can leverage the experience of other municipalities who have gone before or who share common project development challenges and opportunities. To learn more about having your solar project added to this list please visit the Share Your Solar Progress page.

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Local Government State Cohort Network Options Pathway Progress Project Development Pathway Steps
RE Public Commitment RE Development Plan (Optional) Collection of Utility Data & Site Assessment Number of Projects Under Consideration Issued Request for Proposals Proposal Evaluations Signed Contract Capacity Installed
City of Alexandria VA   14% Link (PDF) (82 pp, 33MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Ashland OR   14% Link              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Chicago IL   14% Link (PDF) (40 pp, 12MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Durango CO   14% Link (PDF) (42 pp, 1.1MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Eau Claire WI   28% Link Link (PDF) (37 pp, 1.8MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -
Town of Fraser CO   14% Link              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Grand Rapids MI   14% Link              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Milwaukie OR   14% Link (PDF) (15 pp, 5MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
New York City NY   100% Link Link (PDF) (154 pp, 13MB) checkmark >100 Link (PDF) (426 pp, 16MB) checkmark checkmark 10.34 MW so far
City of Philadelphia PA   14% Link (PDF) (28 pp, 2.8MB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Roanoke VA   14% Link (PDF) (77 pp, 1GB)              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Sarasota FL   14% Link              -              -              -              -              -              -              -
City of Urbana IL GPC, SolSmart 71% Link (PDF) (3 pp, 67K) Link (PDF) (26 pp, 1.9MB) 1 checkmark              - 14.88 MW, 2 MW in development

Have general questions? Email: EPASolarPortal@erg.com (contractor in support of EPA)
Have project development questions? See frequently asked questions.