New Hampshire - Proper Municipal Regulations to Encourage Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (New Hampshire)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|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|
|Energy Category|| Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
|Date added to DSIRE||2011-03-04|
|Last DSIRE Review|| 2011-03-04
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
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|Authority 1:||New Hampshire Statutes § 672:1, III-a and III-d|
|Date Enacted|| 2008-07-11
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.