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States Presentations include: FHWA Renewable Energy in Highway Rights of Way Peer Exchange: March 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, Summary Report

  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • California

State Presentations Include:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Utah

State Presentations include:

  • Missouri
  • Minnesota
  • Michigan
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Arkansas

State Presentations Include:

  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Maryland
  • Texas
  • Georgia
  • Vermont

This quick guide is intended to point FHWA Division Offices and State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) to the relevant FHWA requirements.

This report and related documents, data products, and web tool are meant to be used as a resource for State DOTs and other interested parties in the selection of right-of-way (ROW) sites with potential for solar photovoltaic (PV) development.

This is a guidebook based on Oregon Department of Transportation for other states pursuing development of solar photovoltaic systems in the highway right-of-way. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation provides case studies on states that are installing solar panels in the 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.