Utility Scale Solar Development







Senate Bill 52: Ohio's New Laws for Utility-Scale Wind and Solar Facilities

Ohio Ag Law Blog - Two more large-scale solar projects in Ohio turned down due to community opposition

Ohio Ag Law Blog - When can a county or township prohibit renewable energy facilities from locating in the community?

Law Bulletin- Utility-Scale Wind and Solar Facility Siting: Ohio’s New Law

Law Bulletin- Decommissioning Large Wind and Solar Utilities: Ohio’s New Law

Video 1:  Overview of S.B. 52

Video 2:  Restricted Area Designations

Video 3:  Local Involvement in Project Review

Video 4:  Project Decommissioning 

Video 5:  Role of SB 52 Law on Projects Already in Process

Solar Leasing Resources

Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing

The Farmland Owner's Solar Leasing Checklist

Qualified Energy Pro Tax Abatements for Ohio Solar Projects

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

Balancing Agricultural Productivity with Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

Ohio Power Siting Board - Solar Farm Map and Statistics

Ohio Power Siting Board - Standard Application Process Flowchart

Presentation Slides - Solar Leasing 101 (Part 1)

Agricultural Solar Energy Development: Understanding Lease Agreements for Utility-Scale Installations

Considerations for Utility Scale Solar Farm Land Lease Agreements 

Solar Lease Considerations for Landowners (Texas A&M Extension) 

Solar Energy Leasing on the Farm (Oklahoma State University Extension)

Considerations for Transferring Agricultural Land to Solar Panel Energy Production (North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension)

Solar Land Lease Issues (North Carolina Solar Center)

Landowner Considerations for Solar Land Leases (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority)

Guide to Land Leases for Solar (Solar Energy Industries Association)

Solar Pollinator Resources

Ohio Solar Site Pollinator Habitat Planning and Assessment Form

Solar Array Pollinator Habitat Establishment

Prairie Establishment & Maintenance Technical Guidance for Solar Projects 

Pollinator Meadow Upper Midwest Installation Guide & Checklist

Solar Arrays Could be Used as Resources for Plant Productivity

NRCS Pollinator Biology and Habitat

Remarkable Agrivoltaic Influence on Soil Moisture, Micrometeorology and Water-Use Efficiency

Organic Site Preparation Methods

Guide to Farming Friendly Solar

Argonne National Laboratory - Can solar energy save the bees?

Recorded Presentations - Solar Leasing Resources









Solar Energy Leasing Webinar from Ag Law Education Initiative on Vimeo.