When a landowner signs a lease agreement for a solar development, the land is available for use until the development receives final approval and is under construction. The Option Period… Continue Reading Imagine a Dual Use: Get More Per Acre From Your Solar Farm
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The battery energy storage system (BESS) market is growing alongside the demand for solar panels, as the need to effectively and efficiently store clean energy is on the rise. Many… Continue Reading Understanding Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Comprehensive Overview
To quote Winston Churchill when the Great Smog of 1952 covered London, “It is an act of God!” Though we nor you should expect anything of such great magnitude to… Continue Reading What Happens if an “Act of God” Devastates a Solar Development?
As the solar market continues to swiftly mature, it can be difficult to know which development companies to trust. With the competition growing, solar developers are flocking to find viable land for… Continue Reading Key Questions for Evaluating Solar Developers
As a territory manager at NLR Solar, Lawton Barnwell has had dozens of conversations with landowners who are leasing their acreage for solar development. He’s answered countless questions, but a… Continue Reading How Does Solar Power Transmission REALLY Work?
The key to understanding what makes your land viable for a solar project and what kind of revenue you can make from a solar lease agreement is knowing the different solar project types. How… Continue Reading What are the Different Types of Solar Projects?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners, primarily farmers, surrounds the treatment of topsoil during the life of a solar project. Once the lease is signed, and solar panels… Continue Reading How Does Solar Farming Affect my Topsoil?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners involves the likelihood of project execution. Once the lease is signed, what are the chances the solar project actually reaches the… Continue Reading What are the Chances my Solar Project Will Actually be Built?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners centers around solar farm maintenance. What do developers do to maintain the project, and more importantly, the grounds beneath the panels?… Continue Reading How Do Developers Maintain Solar Projects?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners focuses on the idea of scale: How much of my land will a developer use for a solar farm? And why… Continue Reading How Much Land Does a Developer Intend on Using for Solar?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners surrounds the risk of bankruptcy in solar development companies. What if the solar developer partner you have goes bankrupt? What happens… Continue Reading What if my Solar Development Partner Goes Bankrupt?
One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners regards property taxes. Should you be concerned that your property taxes will increase as a result of a solar project on… Continue Reading How Does a Solar Project Affect my Property Taxes?
NLR Solar’s Nathan Fabrick was invited by POWER, a news and technology outlet for the Global Energy Industry, to weigh in on the controversy and misinformation that surrounds the rather… Continue Reading Why Solar Parks Are in Desperate Need of Good Publicity
Farming the Countryside Episode 224: The Opportunities and Challenges with Solar Leases Andrew McCrea, creator of the Farming the Countryside podcast, welcomed NLR Solar’s Nathan Fabrick and Clark Merritt on… Continue Reading Farming the Countryside – A Podcast
What is Community Solar? Community solar projects can be defined as solar projects, within a geographic area, in which the benefits of a solar project flow to multiple customers. These… Continue Reading Community Solar and Ohio’s Recent House Bill: What You Should Know
So, you’re a landowner. And one day, out of the blue, you get a call from a company telling you they’re interested in leasing or purchasing your land to develop… Continue Reading 5 Questions You Should Be Asking Before Leasing Your Property for Solar
Politicians and government officials throughout the developed world have committed to reducingcarbon emissions by investing in renewable energy sources. Solar power is one of the most reliable and affordable alternatives,… Continue Reading Could Solar Power Help Save the World?
Solar is more affordable, accessible, and prevalent than ever before. According to the Solar EnergyIndustry Association (SEIA), solar has experienced an average annual growth rate of 33% over the past… Continue Reading Solar is More Affordable and More Available than Ever
If you are like most landowners, the idea of solar development is somewhat new and you probably have some common questions about how the development process works. You’re not alone in this,… Continue Reading How Much Land is Needed to Build a Solar Farm?