“Launched two years ago in April 2016, SolSmart is a national designation and technical assistance program funded by the US Department of Energy that promotes the use of best practices by local governments to ensure greater ease and affordability for residents and businesses to install and access solar energy.
SolSmart’s 200 designated local governments are located in 35 states plus Washington, D.C. and these communities represent 59 million residents. The two states with the highest concentration of SolSmart communities are Colorado and Illinois, both with 18 designees each. California is a close third with 17 designees.”
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