Entries by Marisa Larson

Vermont Agency of Transportation Solar Plan

The Vermont Agency of Transportation Solar Development Plan provides an overview for the agency, potential partners, stakeholders, and the general public of why the agency should invest in solar photovoltaics (PV), and the process of developing solar PV projects on VTrans properties and highway right-of-way (ROW).

Renewable Energy Generation in the Highway Right-of-Way

State Departments of Transportation (SDOTs) are increasingly exploring the use of highway right-of-way (ROW) to accommodate renewable energy technologies. This paper provides information on potential business models, state rules, regulations, and policies, and example projects for energy generation in the ROW. 

Free Energy Solar Highway Program

The Free Energy Solar Highway Program research project identified best practices nationally and determined the financial feasibility of generating solar power on New Mexico DOT property at the lowest possible cost.