Resources

Ordinances

Indiana Citizen Planner’s Guide

Zoning Ordinance process and resources

Sample solar ordinances from around the Midwest:

Anaerobic Digester

EPA Anaerobic Digester/Biogas System Operator Guidebook, released November 5, 2020

Purdue Ext – Anaerobic Digesters in Indiana

Homestead Dairy, Plymouth – How Anaerobic Digesters Work

 

Solar

Solar United Neighbors: Going Solar on your Farm or Rural Small Business webinar including information on applying for the USDA REAP grant

Agrivoltaics: Exploring Farming and Solar Synergies in Maryland webinar recording. The webinar featured Dr. Arjun Makhijani of IEER presenting on his recent report on the economic benefits of solar for farmers and the combination of solar and Agrivoltaics. Lexie Hain from the American Solar Grazing Association and Susan Schoenian, a sheep and goat specialist from the University of Maryland Extension also participated.

Wind

Purdue Agriculture – Wind Energy Ordinance Library​​ by County

St. Joseph County wind ordinance – https://www.sjcindiana.com/DocumentCenter/View/1392/Section-154505—Renewable-Energy-Systems