Published on July 30th, 2014 | by Beth Bond0
Solar Policy On The Muni Side
July 30th, 2014 by Beth Bond
Jennette Gayer did something outside the box. Instead of taking the traditional approach of tackling solar at the state level, she decided to look at how solar policy could help solar installations at a city level. By looking at policies in big and small cities in Georgia, Gayer identified some simple tools to help cities of all sizes get prepared to expedite solar.
Jennette Gayer coordinates policy development, research, and legislative advocacy for Environment Georgia. She is based in Atlanta and organizes around a number of issues to bring cleaner air, water, and open spaces to Georgia.
She serves on the board of Citizens for Progressive Transit, a statewide group dedicated to increasing public transportation, and is a member of the Beltline Tax Advisory District Advisory Council.
Previously, she directed field campaigns to build a million solar roofs and cap global warming for Environment Georgia’s sister organization, Environment California. She also worked as a Consumer Advocate with CALPIRG, where she sat on the state of California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair and helped to found Angelenos for Equitable Access to Technology a media reform community group.
Ms. Gayer grew up in Virginia and graduated from the College of William and Mary.
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