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Understanding Solar Energy Lease Agreements

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Michigan Farm Bureau and MSUE
March 14, 2018

As the search continues for renewable energy and ​in light of the recent uptick of solar energy developers actively pursuing farmers to secure land for solar energy developments, a number of issues and questions have risen. To address the matter, Michigan Farm Bureau has partnered with MSUE and the Michigan Energy Office to offer educational seminars regarding solar energy on farmland.

Topics covered in each program will include among others:

  • ​Integrating Solar with Existing Ag Systems
  • Zoning Approaches for Solar Energy
  • Understanding Solar Energy Lease Agreements

There are only three seminars left, click here​ for more information and registration:

March 15 - Tecumseh (10:30am-3pm)
Tecumseh District Library
215 N Ottawa St.
Tecumseh, MI 49286

March 21 - Clarksville (10:00am-2:30pm)
Clarksville Experiment Station
9302 Portland Rd.
Clarksville, MI 48815

March 22 - Three Rivers (10:00am-2:30pm)​
GreenMark Equipment
16700 Heimbach Rd
Three Rivers, MI 4909

March 28 & 29 - Webinar (6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern)
This two-part webinar will cover all content from the face-to-face programs in a convenient, online format.

There are many considerations regarding land use for Solar Energy. Be sure to check out Scott Storey's article on Solar Land Use Agreements.