On-Site Renewable Energy Generation: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs
By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
This guide is designed to help local governments identify opportunities to support solar and other renewable energy projects on public facilities and throughout their communities. It presents on-site renewable energy generation as an approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improving air quality, and boosting the local economy. Individual sections address the benefits of on-site renewable energy generation; on-site renewable energy technology and applications; key participants; foundations for project development; strategies for effective implementation; costs and funding opportunities; federal, state, and other program resources; and case studies.