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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Commercial solar and wind energy. Establishes default standards concerning the following with respect to wind power projects in local units that voluntarily adopt the standards: (1) Setback requirements. (2) Height restrictions. (3) Shadow flicker limitations. (4) Signal interference. (5) Sound level limitations. (6) Wind turbine light mitigation technology. (7) Required repairs to drainage related infrastructure. (8) Project decommissioning. Defines a unit that voluntarily adopts all of the default standards, or standards less restrictive than the default standards, as a "wind energy ready community". Establishes default standards concerning the following with respect to commercial solar projects in units that voluntarily adopt Commercial solar and wind energy. Establishes default standards concerning the following with respect to wind power projects in local units that voluntarily adopt the standards: (1) Setback requirements. (2) Height restrictions. (3) Shadow flicker limitations. (4) Signal interference. (5) Sound level limitations. (6) Wind turbine light mitigation technology. (7) Required repairs to drainage related infrastructure. (8) Project decommissioning. Defines a unit that voluntarily adopts all of the default standards, or standards less restrictive than the default standards, as a "wind energy ready community". Establishes default standards concerning the following with respect to commercial solar projects in units that voluntarily adopt the standards: (1) Setback requirements. (2) Height restrictions. (3) Ground cover. (4) Fencing. (5) Cables. (6) Glare. (7) Signal interference. (8) Sound level limitations. (9) Required repairs to drainage related infrastructure. (10) Project decommissioning. Defines a unit that voluntarily adopts all of the default standards, or standards less restrictive than the default standards, as a "solar energy ready community". ... View more