CLC offered a three-part series of webinars related to planning and zoning for community solar projects. Community solar offers people the opportunity to take advantage of solar energy without needing to install panels at their home or business.
Looking for information about how community solar works?
A description including a short informational video is available on the webpage of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. If you have questions about solar, contact CLC at [email protected].
Webinar #1: Introduction to Community Solar, presented by Jen Crawford, Crawford Engineering & Land Surveying, September 29, 2021
- Click here to view the recording
- Click here for the slide presentation, with the speaker’s notes and links to resources mentioned.
- An additional resource mentioned during the presentation is the Guidance from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets construction mitigation on agricultural land
Webinar #2: Best Practices in Local Review of Community Solar in Rural Areas, presented by Adriana Beltrani, Nelson, Pope, & Voorhis, October 20, 2021
Webinar #3: Zoning for Community Solar: Best Practices for Rural Communities, presented by Adriana Beltrani, Nelson, Pope, & Voorhis. October 27, 2021
This webinar series was made possible by a grant from the Land Trust Alliance.