5.1.1 Pollinator-Friendly Solar Practices

South Carolina’s Solar Habitat Act (2018)

Requires the establishment of a native vegetation habitat and pollinator management plan that can be used by solar operators to claim they are following voluntary site management practices.

New York’s Pollinator-Friendly Solar Act (2018)

Requires the development of minimum guidelines (via scorecard) for vegetation management plans used by those who make public claim that their property is pollinator friendly or provides protections to pollinators.