New Hampshire - Proper Municipal Regulations to Encourage Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (New Hampshire)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place New Hampshire

Name New Hampshire - Proper Municipal Regulations to Encourage Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation
Incentive Type Solar/Wind Access Policy
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Unspecified technologies
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs














































Date added to DSIRE 2011-03-04
Last DSIRE Review 2011-03-04



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

While zoning and planning are the realm of local governments, New Hampshire state law requires "proper regulations" that provide for adequate access to the sun and that when enacting regulations related to renewable energy (specifically referenced resources include solar and wind), municipalities must not pass zoning or other regulations that would unreasonably limit


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: New Hampshire Statutes § 672:1, III-a and III-d
Date Effective 2008-07-11
Date Enacted 2008-07-11


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"