5.1.1 Pollinator-Friendly Solar Practices

Minnesota’s Pollinator-Friendly Solar Act

Establishes native vegetation and habitat management practices for solar developers and local governments alike to maximize habitat creation for birds, pollinators, and other small wildlife.

Pollinator-Friendly Solar Scorecards

Fresh Energy maintains a database of states that have published pollinator-friendly solar scorecards, both through state law and otherwise, as well as their own state-neutral scorecard.

Report, Pollinator-Friendly Solar in Indiana

Highlights the benefits of adopting policies that encourage pollinator-friendly practices at solar sites, and includes a model local ordinance and model procurement language.