Solar Easements (Alaska)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Alaska

Name Solar Easements
Incentive Type Solar/Wind Access Policy
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-09-24

References DSIRE[1]


Alaska's solar easement provisions are similar to those in many other states. They do not create an automatic right to sunlight. Rather, they allow parties to voluntarily enter into solar easement contracts for the purpose of ensuring adequate exposure of a solar energy system.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Richard Seifert
Department Cooperative Extension Service
Division University of Alaska Fairbanks
Address 308 Tanana Loop, Room 215
Address 2 P.O. Box 756180
Place Fairbanks, Alaska
Zip/Postal Code 99775-6180
Phone (907) 474-7201
Phone 2 (800) 478-8324

Contact Name James Ord
Department Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

Address P.O. Box 101020

Place Anchorage, Alaska
Zip/Postal Code 99510-1020
Phone (907) 330-8446


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

Authority 1: AS 34.15.145

Date Enacted 1980

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


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