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Relating to the removal of solar power facilities.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 760 would require that a solar power facility agreement between a landowner and a solar power facility operator must include a provision that the person who leases the property for the installation of a solar power facility would be responsible for removing the solar power devices from the landowner's property, clear the land of such devices and related equipment, and restore the land to its previous condition. The bill also makes provision for injunctive relief for any person harmed by a violation of this agreement.
The purpose of this bill is to bring decommissioning requirements for solar power equipment into alignment with requirements for decommissioning of other types of power generation equipment.
The House committee substitute changes definitional terms, acceptable financial assurance requirements and extends deadlines for cost estimates and financial assurance..