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There are two contracts between the array owner and the Town. The first is a long-term lease from the Town to the owner to allow construction of the array on the closed landfill. The second commits the Town to buying all electricity generated by the solar array at an agreed-to price, typically for 20 years. The later contract is a power purchase agreement (PPA). The PPA also says that the owner is responsible for all design, construction, operation, maintenance and disassembly of the array for the duration of the contract.
Financially, the only responsibility of the Town is to pay the contracted price for the electricity generated. This is an expense item only with no effect on the capital budget.