Alternative energy is the production of electricity that is generated without depleting natural resources like coal, oil or natural gas. A solar farm is one example. The Idaho Department of Lands is interested in alternative energy projects that focus on wind, solar, and geothermal sources.
|Type of Lease||Leasing Opportunity||Deadline||Additional Information|
|Alternative Energy||Request for Proposal|
RFP Questions Answered
|September 1 2020||Full Documents|
Step-by-Step Guide for Alternative Energy Leasing
- Review our Idaho endowment land map for sites that meet your project needs.
- Having trouble finding real estate with the right attributes? Contact Josh Purkiss to discuss potential sites for alternative energy development.
Alternative Leasing Process
- Proponent submits application.
- Idaho Department of Lands reviews the application.
- Upon approval of an application, a request for proposal is developed and advertised to determine if there are any other interested parties.
- The application that is in the best interest of the endowment beneficiaries is selected.
- A lease agreement is developed with the successful applicant.
- The lease is offered for auction.
- If more than one application is received, the parties bid at a live public auction.
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