21 Aug '16, 4pm

More and more #farmers looking to #solar as a new crop, including in DE.

Large scale solar projects, such as community solar and investor-owned solar systems on farms, have expanded rapidly throughout the U.S. These projects can use approximately 6 to 7 acres for every megawatt (MW) of solar installed, so a 5 MW project would require 30 to 35 acres. As a result, solar developers (“developers”) routinely contact farmers and other landowners (“landowners”) to obtain sufficient land to develop a financeable project. To help land owners understand the opportunities and implications of leasing their property for solar installations, SEIA has developed this comprehensive guide.

Full article: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/seia-guide-land-le...