The roof of the 12-story Chicago City Hall building has been retrofitted with a 22,000 square-foot rooftop garden to reduce urban air temperature. | Credit: Katrin Scholz-Barth
State and local governments play an important role in the everyday lives of people around the country. Developing and installing the next generation of clean energy technologies often happens at the local level, so it’s important that there is communication across all levels of government.
Every day the Department of Energy works closely with these governments to advance clean energy technologies and energy efficiency improvements in local communities.