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Alternative Energy Systems and Their Risks

Date: March 2021

When exploring alternative energy options, it is important to understand the property and liability risks of alternative energy and their controls. Governmental entities may use such alternative energy systems to supplement their heating, cooling or electrical systems and to help educate the public about alternative energy options. Grants and tax credit programs have made some technologies more desirable and obtainable. 

This article covers:

  • Common terms related to alternative energy systems
  • Common alternative energy types and equipment, including wind, solar and geothermal
  • Vegetative roofs (green roofs)
  • MCIT coverage as it applies to these areas

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