This year, the state commission that signs off on large solar projects has had five such cases, and between the farmers, local governments and developers involved, things have not always gone smoothly, the commission’s chair says. The energy industry veteran is trying to change that. “There has been, quite honestly, a lot of disagreements between the local governing authorities and the solar developer industry, and to a certain degree with some of the farm communities,” said Fred Hoover, chair of the Maryland Public Service Commission.
Solar power and farmland in Maryland: How those at upcoming conference may seek a balance
November 28, 2023