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Cover of September-October 2019 issue of PAS Memo.

Planning for Utility-Scale Solar Energy Facilities

September-October 2019

Solar photovoltaics (PV) are the fastest-growing energy source in the world, and utility-scale solar farms might be coming to your community. Are you ready to evaluate and approve these large, complex land uses? This PAS Memo examines the land-use impacts of utility-scale solar and guides planners in updating solar provisions in their comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances.

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