The Silver designation is not just an award. It shows local businesses, solar companies, and residents that Pocatello is a great place to go solar. For this reason, the City of Pocatello has received the SolSmart plaque.
In 2019, the City signed a Clean Energy Resolution, affirming the City of Pocatello’s interest in being an eco-friendly city focused on clean energy use. Since, staff have taken steps to put environmentally friendly efforts in the spotlight as resources allow.
• City Hall continues to make LED updates
• Pocatello Regional Airport upgraded their HVAC system
• Public Works Annex continues to upgrade lighting fixtures at their facility as well as in street lights and traffic lights
• Engineering plans an LED lighting upgrade for the Center Street Underpass
• Building Department customized a permit for solar panels which includes an inclusive checklist to help those interested in solar power understand what is needed to acquire the permit
• City has a webpage dedicated to highlighting solar efforts as well as efforts pursued by the City’s Energy Taskforce: pocatello.gov/831/Solar-Energy-Resources
For more information go to: pocatello.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/1928 or call 208-234-6189.