SB 638

Community Solar Pilot Program

Creates a community solar pilot program allowing participation by low-income and other consumers in the benefits of solar power although individually unable to mount solar panels at their home or business. Requires bill credit to be given to subscribing consumers for their share of solar power generated. Encourages location of community solar facilities on otherwise unfavorable land or in areas where it can be co-located with agriculture.

Sponsors: Mike Oliverio

ISSUES: Climate, Development, Land & Wildlife

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 2/5/2024, referred to Economic Development, then Finance