09 Sep '13, 5pm

Speeding Up Solar Permitting in California

Speeding Up Solar Permitting in California

I love it when good news builds and builds: Remember last week, when we wrote about efforts to take the paperwork out of solar permitting? Well today we’ve got even more good news: A new project that will bring faster permitting to almost a million residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. The East Bay Green Corridor, part of the East Bay Economic Development Association, has just announced a partnership with Sungevity and Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development to streamline solar permitting for nine cities that include more than 950,000 residents. The partnership developed a slew of changes to structure guidelines governing rooftop solar permits that are aimed at cutting red tape, decreasing installation times and reducing the overall soft costs of solar installation — all of which will help the region’s solar industry expand its presence in the East Bay. “We...

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