Located in the Town of Byron in Genesee County, NY the Excelsior Energy Project is a proposed 280-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy generating facility with 20 megawatts of energy storage.

Community Benefits

The Excelsior Energy Project will create new jobs, generate long term revenue, and deliver economic development to Genesee County and the Town of Byron.

$37.4 Million in Revenue

The project is expected to provide $37.4 million in new revenue to the county, town and school district to reduce the local tax burden or invest in infrastructure, additional services and resources for residents.

290 Jobs in Genesee County

With a $40.8 million construction labor budget, Excelsior Energy Project is expected to create 290 jobs during construction, three to four full-time positions, and opportunities for landscaping and snow plowing throughout the life of the project.

70 Farm Jobs Supported

Through land agreements, Excelsior Energy Project will support the agricultural economy by infusing revenue into local farms and diversifying their income.

The Excelsior Energy Project is proposed by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, an experienced community partner and the world’s largest generator of wind and solar energy, with generating facilities across the United States and in Canada.