Can I see a map of solar installations in Chapel Hill?
Click here to view a map of solar installations throughout North Carolina, including Orange County and Chapel Hill. This map is produced by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) and shows residential, small commercial (less than 2 megawatts) and utility-scale solar installations (more than 2 megawatts).
What's the Town doing to support more solar in Chapel Hill?
The Town maintains rooftop solar arrays at various Town facilities, including Fire Station #1, the Library and the Town Operations Center.
Recently, the Town--in partnership with Orange County and the Town of Carrboro--applied for designation as a SolSmart community. The SolSmart program, funded through the US Department of Energy, provides technical assistance aimed at helping Chapel Hill enhance opportunities for local solar energy generation. In August, the Town was awarded Gold Level Designation within the SolSmart Program.