Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Cutting Roofttop Solar "Soft Costs"

The East Bay Green Corridor is attempting to remove a troublesome barrier to widespread solar adoption — bureaucratic red tape. ... Photovoltaic hardware costs and efficiencies have improved markedly in recent years, but one aspect of rooftop solar installation lags far behind: paperwork and permitting processes, which not only vary wildly from one city to the next, but have grown in complexity and cost. Read more at EastBayExpress.com.