Released on May 13, 2021 - 10:10am

The City of Laurel has been awarded a SolSmart Gold designation for our efforts to make it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar. Mayor Craig A. Moe is proud the City is being recognized as a national leader in advancing solar energy.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office, SolSmart recognizes cities and counties for cutting red tape and making solar more affordable and accessible for homes and businesses.

The Mayor and City Council are committed to reducing solar energy costs at the local level and encouraging even more homes and businesses to use this clean, affordable energy source.

The SolSmart Gold designation recognizes that Laurel is “open for solar business,” helping to attract solar industry investment that generates economic development and jobs.

To learn more about this well-deserved designation, visit

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