29 Aug '11, 1pm

Would You Pay for Solar on Someone Else's Land? Community #Solar Gardens on the Rise

Matthew reported early last year on a Colorado bill to legalize community solar gardens . At the time, the bill was seen largely as a way for renters and condo-owners to get in on the solar game. The bill became law, and Clean Energy Authority reported back in June on the opening of an 858-kilowatt community solar garden that opened at Garfield Community Airport in Colorado . Now, according to GigaOm, interest in community solar gardens is spreading beyond Colorado , with California looking very seriously at creating a similar bill: Cheney used his talk at Intersolar to tout the California Senate bill, SB 843, that would make community solar gardens possible. The bill has made its way to the state Assembly and is waiting for its first hearing. One of the discussions about the bill deals with how much community solar development owners or subscribers would get from selling ...

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