|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 May 2019 21:42:56 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Vermont rules spur solar development on landfills, brownfields"|
Vermont rules spur solar development on landfills, brownfields State regulators have received more than 100 applications from developers seeking to qualify under the policy. BY Bill Opalka Energy News May 6, 2019 A Vermont policy meant to steer solar projects away from undeveloped and agricultural land appears to be working two years after it was implemented. Solar developers under the rules can earn a premium rate by building smaller projects sited on landfills, sandpits and other less desirable properties. Since state regulators made the change in July 2017, they’ve received more than 100 applications for projects seeking to qualify for the program. State officials are now taking input on how they could potentially expand or refine the program to cover factors such as tree clearing and grid congestion. … For the entire article, see https://energynews.us/2019/05/06/northeast/vermont-rules-spur-solar-development-on-landfills-brownfields/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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