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State of Solar Report

State of Solar Energy In Sonoma County: Paths to Accelerate Adoption (pdf) - This white paper – by Chris Cone Consulting – focuses on solar in a Community Choice Energy context and the degree to which solar has evolved to an integrated component of decentralized energy systems with multiple energy technologies. In short, 'Solar-Plus'.

Historical Solar Sonoma County Reports

Solar in Action: Challenges and Successes on the Path Toward a Solar-Powered Community (pdf): This 2011 report was the result of a Department of Energy Solar America Cities grant. It was, and remains, a compelling assessment of the region's solar progress, challenges, and potential. 

2010 Solar Implementation Plan: Prepared by a consortium of local governments, business, and other stakeholders and entities, this report identified initiatives to promote, expand, and accelerate clean energy adoption in Sonoma County, under a second Department of Energy Solar America Cities grant administered by the City of Santa Rosa.