The City of Lafayette is one of 11 communities nationwide that have been chosen to receive services from a SolSmart Advisor. The SolSmart Advisors are experienced professionals, hired and funded by The Solar Foundation, to assist the chosen communities in their efforts to reduce soft costs associated with solar installations, making solar more affordable for residents.
Municipalities, counties, and regional organizations applied to host the advisors through a nation-wide, competitive process. Communities were selected based on their potential to benefit from the in-depth technical assistance the advisors will provide to encourage solar energy growth. After completing training in Washington, D.C., the advisors will work in communities for up to six months.