CR Planning, Inc. provides inclusive, stakeholder-driven planning services and crafts community-based solutions for sustainable use of community resources, including:
CR Planning facilitates local and regional decisions about natural and built resources. The firm is committed to engaging a wide range of community stakeholders, helping stakeholders make informed choices, and promoting sustainable management of local resources, natural systems, and development and redevelopment initiatives.
CR Planning is working with state agencies, renewable energy advocates, and business organizations to better address solar energy development in local plans, development regulation, and permitting processes. The Minnesota Solar Challenge, administered by the Minnesota Division of Energy Resources, works with local governments to create a self-sustaining solar energy industry in Minnesota and enhance opportunities for homeowners and businesses to use their solar energy resource. CR Planning provides direct technical assistance to local governments across the state to understand their local solar resources and plan for solar development.