“” read the entire article Arnold, Chad. Schenectady Daily Gazette 17 January 2023.
“The Schenectady County Solar Farm on Hetcheltown Road in Glenville is unveiled on Oct. 8, 2015. Steve Erby, vice president of Monolith Solar “ read the entire article Arnold, Chad. Schenectady Daily Gazette 26 December 2022.
“Following months of work, a special committee tasked with reviewing and updating the town’s solar law has completed its work, and lawmakers are now poised to adopt the revisions in the coming weeks. The Town Board, in a 4-0 vote earlier this month, agreed to set a public hearing on the updated ordinance after … [Read more…]
“Town lawmakers on Wednesday unanimously approved a yearlong moratorium on large-scale solar arrays, making Rotterdam the latest municipality to adopt such a measure as it reassess its laws regulating the energy-producing systems. The Town Board adopted the moratorium in a 5-0 vote following weeks of input from residents, who urged lawmakers to adopt the … [Read more…]
“At the Sept. 8 Duanesburg Town Board meeting, council member John Ganther announced that he will vacate his position in October. The town board did not discuss how or when his position would be filled. Duanesburg residents interested in learning more about this vacancy and possible nominations for the position may contact the town … [Read more…]
“The neighboring towns of Root and Canajoharie both passed moratoriums on solar farms this week, making them some of the latest Montgomery County towns to pump the brakes on large scale solar development. The moratoriums come as SunEast Development is in the very early stages of a 200-megawatt facility that would potentially sit on … [Read more…]
“While the first draft of proposed updates to town laws regulating solar projects undergo legal review and revision before possible adoption in the coming months, the Town Board is set to enact a new six month moratorium on utility-scale solar projects before the existing freeze expires.” read the entire article Onyon, Ashley. … [Read more…]
“The town of Duanesburg has extended its moratorium on solar energy systems including battery energy storage systems another six months. The moratorium was set to expire in March, but now won’t end until September. The move comes as Duanesburg, like many other towns across the state, navigate their understanding of solar and the impact … [Read more…]
“The town of Duanesburg will hold a public hearing today on whether it should implement a one-year moratorium on solar energy systems including battery energy storage systems. The possible moratorium comes as the town continues to navigate the development process with Oak Hill Solar, which originally planned two five-megawatt solar arrays on a 40-acre … [Read more…]
“There’s an old saw in the trash business that says, “everybody wants their trash picked up but nobody wants it put down.” That’s not a perfect analogy for what’s happening with renewable-energy projects in New York and New England but the sentiment behind it is familiar. A recent Gallup poll found that 73 percent … [Read more…]