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Planning local solar projects

Planning local solar projects

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Published by Community Services Administration in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCSA pamphlet -- 6143-19
    ContributionsUnited States. Community Services Administration, Design Alternatives, inc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14216637M

      DECATUR — Plans for the first solar farm in Macon County took a big step forward Thursday as the county board unanimously approved a special-use permit for the project.   Solar energy is becoming increasingly affordable and deployment has increased nationwide. Local governments have tremendous influence over the prospects for solar energy growth through permitting, planning, and regulations. Learn more about solar energy and how your local government can foster solar implementation.

    Solar Settlement in the Vauban quarter in Freiburg (Germany), Elly-Heuss-Knapp-Straße. Credit: Claire Andrewglaser. Is the Vauban district of Freiburg in southern Germany the world's best example of sustainable urban living? Construction of this intentional community began in the mids and it opened in ForeWord Reviews-"The movement to source energy at the local level has boomed in recent years. Power from the People is a good guide for entrepreneurs looking to get in on the trend in an environmentally conscious way. Community energy has multiple facets, and this book covers them in a logical way/5(4).

    Utility-scale solar power plants now constitute the largest number of facilities under development in the past few years. Industry experts confirm that trend will hold and perhaps even accelerate as the demand for renewable energy resources escalates. Thus, the pool is expanding of project developers, investors and utilities who must understand.   The risks associated with megaprojects—those that cost $1 billion or more—are well documented. In one influential study, Bent Flyvbjerg, an expert in project management at Oxford’s business school, estimated that nine out of ten go over budget. 1 Rail projects, for example, go over budget by an average of percent, and their demand is overestimated by .


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addition the book also covers other forms of solar en-ergy, in particular Solar Thermal applications and Solar Fuels.

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Construction on solar projects planned for the Pender County area on hundreds of acres in rural Southeastern North Carolina could begin this year. Cypress Creek Renewables is looking at developing two projects in the county – Willard solar (a 5-megawatt project) and Crooked Run solar (at 70 megawatts), according to Phillip Martin, regional zoning and .