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solar farm business plan blueprint

Tweet If you are planning on starting a solar farm this is the perfect low cost guide to let you get started. The information included is worth many thousands and can be yours for only $34.95. The files included are … Continue reading

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How To Begin Planning A Solar Energy Farm On Your Vacant Land

Finally, for those who have followed the above mentioned tips closely, you will have enough information to contact Commercial Solar Design about your project. You are setting out to “Climb a mountain”, and now you’ve begun! Continue reading

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Commercial Solar Design’s Landowner 3 MW Solar Farm Development Program

When the project funds the landowner receives his initial capital outlay back 2x. The land lease is negotiated at an attractive rate and the landowner receives an equity position in the project. The long term equity position is of great value but can also be negotiated as a onetime net present value buyout. Continue reading

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A Brief Discussion Of The Parties Involved In A Typical Solar Power Purchase Agreement And Other Solar Farm Information

A solar farm works with the local utility which provides an interconnection from the solar farm to the grid. The developer signs a power purchase agreement contract with the utility to purchase the solar power. Continue reading

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Attempting To Comply With AB32 Targets, Solar Energy Farms Confront Tricky Problems In Connection With The Williamson Act

Solar farm developments usually have a problem overcoming the Williamson Act’s compatible use rules as a result of the significant portion of acreage utilized by the solar farm equipment. At least several counties permit photo voltaic power initiatives to be constructed upon unusable farming property with conditional use permits. Continue reading

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Solar Farm Discussion About The Conversion Of Dc To Ac And Related Issues About Solar Farm Investment

Since solar panels are designated in direct current and utility programs are alternating current (AC) it is important to understand how to translate direct current into alternating current (AC). The rule of thumb is to multiply the total direct current (DC) watts by 85% to arrive at alternating current (AC). Continue reading

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Discussion of the Williamson Act Related to Solar Farm Investment and how it applies to CUP Approval Process

There are several ways that a solar powered energy generation facility could possibly be constructed inside an agricultural preserve or on property constrained by the Williamson Act contract. Continue reading

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1603 ITC (Investment Tax Credit) Grant-In-Lieu Should Be Extended For 2 Years Offering Significant Upside To Solar Farm Investment

Commercial Solar Design is suggesting that there is a greater likelihood of passage of this bill in Congress when the Congress assembles after the August recess. Continue reading

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A Short Overview Detailing The US Electricity System From Neighborhood Power Plants To Central Plants And Solar Farm Investment

Numerous jurisdictions are actually moving forward rapidly towards a straightforward feed in tariff system and the politics will certainly follow to put into practice some sort of distributed generating model Continue reading

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SB 32 Update – Signed into Law requiring utilities to purchase electricity from solar farms up to 3MW

The bill would revise the first requirement, discussed above, to instead require that the electric generation facility have an effective capacity of not more than 3 megawatts, subject to the authority of the commission to reduce this megawatt limitation, discussed below, and would delete the requirement that the facility be located on property owned or under the control of the customer. The bill would require that the tariff provide for payment for every kilowatt hour of electricity purchased from an electric generation facility for a period of 10, 15, or 20 years, as authorized by the commission. The bill would require that the payment be the market price referent established by the commission pursuant to the renewables portfolio standard program and would require the price to include all current and anticipated environmental compliance costs. Continue reading

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