Solar Panels on Historic Properties: Pole-Mounted Array

railway barn after rehabilitation

Richmond & Chesapeake Railway Barn, Virginia

Two pole–mounted arrays of solar panels were installed at the rear of this historic railway barn. Because the site is industrial in character and the panels are located at the end of the barn away from primary viewpoints, this installation meets the Standards.

pole-mounted array of solar panels next to a railway barn

Pole–mounted solar arrays can be appropriate alternatives to rooftop installations such as seen in this industrial site.

Last updated: April 18, 2022