Solar Rules: Best Practices for County Solar Siting Ordinances - online

Friday, May 22, 2020

Please join the Center for Rural Affairs, the Iowa Environmental Council (IEC), and the Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) at the University of Northern Iowa for a webinar covering best practices for development of county solar siting ordinances in Iowa.


When: Friday, May 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Where: Online

Cost: Free

About: This webinar will cover the key components of strong county-level solar ordinances with examples from Iowa and around the Midwest. Energy program staff from the Iowa Environmental Council and the Center for Energy & Environmental Education​ will walk through the Iowa Solar Siting Resource Guide: A Roadmap For Counties authored by Iowa Environmental Council and the Center for Rural Affairs. This resource is intended to guide county officials through the process of drafting a solar energy ordinance.

Center staff will outline best practices for incorporating native vegetation and pollinator habitat with solar projects and considerations for development of community solar projects. 

Register today to reserve a spot.

Questions: Cody Smith, policy associate, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016 or codys@cfra.org

Hosted by: Center for Energy & Environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa and the Center for Rural Affairs