Local Gov’t Financing Guide

New guide helps local governments finance solar energy systems. Article. PDF.

Local governments and tribal nations have an opportunity to save money and create jobs by joining the growing renewable energy economy, according to a new publication from the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Solar Energy Financing Guide: Empowering Wisconsin Local Governments covers financing for solar projects ranging from local and tribal governments installing solar systems on their own roofs and land, to assisting local businesses and residents with acquiring solar. It includes case studies of successful solar energy systems across the state, and outlines creative local government actions, strategies and partnerships that can lay the groundwork for financing those systems…(continues on University of Wisconsin-Extension web site).