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This IM replaces the Solar Energy Development Policy (IM No. 2005-006), issued October 20, 2004. The BLM’s general policy is to facilitate environmentally responsible commercial development of solar energy projects on public lands and to use solar energy systems on BLM facilities where feasible. Applications for commercial solar energy facilities will be processed as right-of-way authorizations under Title V of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and Title 43, Part 2804 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Commercial concentrating solar power (CSP) or photovoltaic (PV) electric generating facilities must comply with the BLM’s planning, environmental and right-of-way application requirements, as do other similar commercial uses.
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