Kentucky Solar Easements Laws

September 22, 2023


In Kentucky, solar easements may be obtained for the purpose of ensuring access to direct sunlight. Easements must be expressed in writing and will become an interest in real property that may be acquired and transferred.

Program Overview

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


Name: KRS § 381.200
Date Enacted: 1982
Effective Date: 7/15/82


Name: General Information (Energy Office)
Organization: Department for Energy Development and Indepen
Address: 12th Floor Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-7192

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.