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Jenneille is currently a Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst at the California Public Utilities Commission.

Improved Local Residential Solar Permitting Processes Were Found To Increase Solar PV Installations In California Cities

Solar energy has experienced tremendous growth in the United States in recent years. To further facilitate the deployment of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, city governments hold an important role in enacting solar policies and improving local permitting processes. By doing so, city governments can potentially reduce “soft” (non-hardware) costs for solar energy installations and