SolSmart offers communities free technical assistance to help them accelerate and afford solar projects in their area. This article showcases a range of creative partnerships that have expanded the use of solar energy across the nation. Students and instructors benefit from these creative problem solving ideas through knowledge and success stories of people across the US who are able to increase solar deployment in their communities. The article describes how those utilizing the SolSmart program are able to add solar capacity to the current electrical grid, create new opportunities for solar investment, and increase local knowledge about solar energy and investment.
Innovative Practices & Partnerships,