Energy Efficiency and Renewables
Douglas County is pursuing cost-effective projects that reduce energy wasted in our buildings. By using energy efficient equipment, and conserving energy where we can, we're saving money.
Douglas County is installing renewable energy applications where they're most appropriate and cost-effective. Renewable energy from the sun or wind is free, and emits no pollution – making it a smart choice to protect our Douglas County citizens and environment.
In 2013, the County also revised our solar permit fees - reducing the cost for Douglas County residents to install solar on their own homes or businesses.
Douglas County is Providing leadership, making decisions and taking actions to serve Douglas County by integrating a healthy environment, vibrant economy, and livable society to benefit current and future generations.
Improving the sustainability of our operations for the future can have immediate benefits for County residents today. Many measures that help us achieve sustainability can also reduce costs, improve the health of our residents, create jobs, and protect the Douglas County landscapes we call home.