Tag: solar energy

Municipal Regulation of Solar Power in Maine

As my colleague wrote in a recent blog article called Maine Landowner’s Guide to Solar Leases, recent legislative developments incentivize solar power in Maine. This led to a “land rush” of out-of-state solar developers seeking to obtain interests in land from Maine landowners for potential solar development. With any rush for development, comes concerns from …

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Solar Energy Leases: Maine’s Surge of Solar Power

In 2019, the Maine legislature passed several bills to encourage renewable energy developers, particularly solar power developers, to build projects in Maine. The legislation included the following incentives: Net Energy Billing – Customers who choose to receive energy from solar farms can receive credits on their bills for the energy provided by the solar farm …

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