Here Is What You Can Expect When You Lease or Sell Your Property with Enfield Energy
At Enfield Energy, we help landowners across the country lease and sell their properties to renewable energy developers at above-market rates. We make the process of leasing or selling your land simple and straightforward—relying on our experience gained from facilitating transactions for hundreds of landowners and more than 50,000 acres of property from coast to coast.
The 5-Step Process of Leasing Your Land for Renewable Energy Development
What can you expect when you choose to work with us? Here’s how our process works:
Our experts will analyze your property to determine if it is a suitable site for a solar farm or battery storage facility.
Our experts will secure a lease (or sale) contract from a reputable renewable energy developer and work with you to ensure that you are getting an above-market rate and that you are comfortable with the terms of the deal.
Your lease agreement will include an option period typically lasting between three and five years. You will receive an annual payment for each option year.
Most leases last between 20 and 40 years. The renewable energy project will be constructed and operated on your property during this time.
Removal & Restoration
When your lease expires, we will oversee the removal of the project and the restoration of your property.
Benefits of Leasing or Selling Your Property with Enfield Energy
Leasing or selling your property for renewable energy development with Enfield Energy offers three key benefits:
Due to the extremely high demand for land that is suitable for solar farms and battery storage facilities, we can secure above-market lease rates and purchase prices for landowners across the United States.
Stable Passive Income
Leasing your property to a reputable renewable energy developer through Enfield Energy provides a stable source of passive income from the land you are not using for other purposes.
With typical renewable energy leases lasting from 20 to 40 years, leasing your property with Enfield Energy provides a stream of income that you can pass on to the next generation.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When do I get paid?
Your first option payment comes within 30 days after the contract is signed.
What makes a good project site?
We review land characteristics, zoning, utility infrastructure, and more to determine if your property is suitable for a solar farm or battery storage project.
Can I use the land during the option period?
Yes. You can continue operating the property during the option period.
Who pays the taxes?
We cover all property tax increases caused by our projects, ensuring your tax liability will not go up.
What happens at the end of the lease?
At the end of the lease, we remove the project and restore the property. Removal bonds are often posted during construction to ensure this takes place.
Are there any environmental impacts?
Solar panels do not produce contaminants or emissions. These projects do not generate air, soil, or water pollution.
Who maintains the site?
We are responsible for the site’s operations and maintenance during the lease. This includes systems maintenance and vegetative maintenance.