Solar panels could help power the
The county is participating in the federal government's "Rooftop Solar Challenge," which offers grants of up to $750,000 aimed at promoting solar energy.
The county is teaming with
The program through the
Palm Beach County plans to use the money to: look for ways to streamline the permitting process for installing solar panels, assess the current solar market, work with
County Commission Chairwoman Karen Marcus said she wants the county to lead by example and put solar panels on top of the county's main office building at 301 N. Olive Ave. in downtown West Palm Beach.
Solar panels are not a new idea for local government.