Improving Large-Scale Solar Development Outcomes

What You'll Learn

  • Explore the conditions that drive local demand for large-scale solar development.
  • Examine the importance of using inclusive local planning processes to establish a vision and goals for large-scale solar development.
  • Learn to use local land-use and development regulations to encourage a co-benefits approach to large-scale solar development.

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Planning and zoning-reform processes can maximize the benefits and minimize tradeoffs associated with large-scale solar development. Explore the conditions that drive local demand for large-scale solar development, then learn to use inclusive planning processes to establish a vision and goals for large-scale solar development. Examine how to use local land-use and development regulations to encourage a co-benefits approach.

Large-scale solar development should confer an equitable distribution of community benefits. Get insights into the importance of collaborating with traditionally under-resourced and over-burdened segments of the community to formulate plan recommendations and zoning standards for large solar projects.