The Pollinator-Friendly Designation Program bill (SB 1158) was signed by Governor Larry Hogan in May 2017. SB 1158 established a pollinator-friendly designation program for commercial ground-mounted solar facilities. The bill did have a scorecard attached which will serve as the initial basis for pollinator-friendly designation of a site.
There are several steps that the department is coordinating before moving forward including:
This webpage will be updated with the latest information including the designation process and all necessary forms. Please contact Bob Sadzinski at the Power Plant Research Program with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 5, 2018
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