Alaska Solar Easements

July 19, 2021


Alaska's solar easement provisions are similar to those in many other states. They do not create an automatic right to sunlight. Rather, they allow parties to voluntarily enter into solar easement contracts for the purpose of ensuring adequate exposure of a solar energy system.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Alaska
Incentive Type: Solar/Wind Access Policy
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Electric
  • Solar Photovoltaics


Name: AS 34.15.145
Date Enacted: 1980


Name: Richard Seifert
Organization: Alaska Cooperative Extension
Address: 308 Tanana Loop, Room 215
Fairbanks AK 99775-6180
Phone: (907) 474-7201

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.