Environment Council of Rhode Island

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RI Energy Resources Act: Solar Siting

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Planning and Development
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(ECRI PRIORITY) This bill includes a suite of strategies to incentivize proper siting and minimize the size of commercial solar in environmentally sensitive areas. It also requires the establishment of comprehensive solar energy siting ordinances in each Rhode Island town and city and requires the state to develop a renewable energy siting plan.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
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Legislative Priority