AI-powered permitting is speeding up solar deployments in California

Symbium signed up 22 CA cities to try out its software, which uses automation techniques to slash the time it takes to process solar permits.

At the start of September of this year, John Caprarelli, a city building official for Santa Clarita, California, had a deadline to meet. By the end of the month, his city of about 220,000 people had to start issuing ​instant permits” for all residential solar and solar-battery projects — as did every city and county in California with more than 50,000 people under state law.

Santa Clarita had planned to use SolarApp+, a solar permitting software platform developed by the Department of Energy, to hit that target. But on the advice of a colleague, Caprarelli called up Leila Banijamali, CEO of San Francisco–based startup Symbium, to look into her software as an alternative.

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Source: Canary Media

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