In March 2012, the cities of West Linn and Lake Oswego, Oregon launched Solarize West Linn-Lake Oswego, a community-led solar initiative, supported by both cities, Clackamas County, and a grant from the city of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. Clackamas County also supported a Solarize campaign along with the county’s Oregon State University extension service – Growing Solar Clackamas County.
This is the fourth in a series of case studies, identified through ICMA’s Solar Survey of Local Governments. For a summary of survey results, click here. The other case studies in this series are:
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