EXCELSIOR SOLAR PROJECT

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

Community Benefits

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

Millions in Revenue

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


300+ Jobs in Genesee County

With a $40 million construction labor budget, Excelsior Solar Project has the potential to create 300 to 350 jobs during construction and three to four full-time permanent jobs.


70 Farm Jobs Supported

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

The Excelsior Solar 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.