Planning and Zoning for Solar in NC

On-Demand
Live date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:00pm

Across North Carolina--from Currituck County on the coast to Clay County in the mountains--solar energy systems are filling pastures and cladding rooftops. The rapid rise of the solar industry in North Carolina has many communities debating how to handle this new land use. How do we plan for solar energy investments? How do we facilitate responsible solar development? What are the potential land use impacts, and how can we address them? These broad questions call for analyzing solar technologies and development, considering the legal framework for zoning and subdivision regulation, and balancing multiple policy considerations. In this webinar Tommy Cleveland from the NC Solar Center and Adam Lovelady from the School of Government will consider these issues and explore how North Carolina communities are responding to the rise of solar

Duration: 
1.50 hours

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Associate Professor of Public Law and Government
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Faculty Coordinator

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Program Associate, Local and State Government Group
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Faculty Coordinator

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Associate Professor of Public Law and Government
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