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Step 4: Assess Community Preferences

Assessing community preferences regarding solar development and financing is Step 4 in the Community Planning for Solar process.

This step involves: 

  • Learning about the design, implementation, and analysis of community surveys as a means to assess preferences
  • Identifying and engaging community stakeholders
  • Conducting community focus groups
  • Developing, conducting, and interpreting a community solar survey

Toolkit Components:

Guide: Defining Realistic Solar Development Options

Example: Realistic Solar Development Options (coming soon)

Fact Sheet: Assessing Community Preferences Regarding Solar Development

Guide: Conducting Focus Groups for Solar Planning

Guide: Conducting a Community Solar Survey

Template: Community Solar Survey (click to download)

Example:  Community Solar Survey (coming soon)



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