The permitting and approval of the Excelsior Solar Project will be conducted in accordance with Article 10 of the New York Public Service Law. This thorough process encourages local input and mandates rigorous study of the project. Through the Article 10 process, Excelsior will seek input from community stakeholders and will work to minimize potential impacts to the maximum extent practicable.
Additional information on Article 10 of the Public Service Law can be found at the following links:
To start the Article 10 pre-application process, Excelsior Solar Project submitted a Public Involvement Program Plan (PIP) with the Department of Public Service on April 24, 2019.
Excelsior Energy Center, LLC files a Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) with the Siting Board on or about September 24, 2019. The PSS summarizes the proposed scope of the studies that Excelsior Energy Center, LLC will undertake, the results of which will form the basis of its Article 10 Application to the Siting Board.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Stipulations
On July 6, 2020 Excelsior Energy Center announced it filed proposed stipulations, pursuant to 16 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (“NYCRR”) § 1000.5(j), as to the scope and methodology of studies to be conducted in support of the Article 10 Application, which will be filed at a later date. There will be a 21-day public comment period on the Project’s proposed stipulations before interested parties may execute them. of Any person may submit comments after that period on the Department Public Service website, as provided below. The notice of this filing can be found here. The proposed stipulations can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website.
Notice of Commencement of Stipulations Process
On December 27, 2019, Excelsior Solar Project provided notice of commencement of the stipulation process. Each stipulation essentially sets forth a proposed agreement among the participating parties on a particular aspect of the Preliminary Scoping Statement, the studies or program of studies to be conducted, and the contents of each exhibit to be eventually included in the Application.
The Notice of Commencement of Stipulations Process can be found here.
Notice of Procedural Conference to Consider Pre-Application Intervenor Funding Requests and to Initiate the Stipulations Process
On October 15, 2019, the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment issued notice of the procedural conference to consider pre-application intervenor funding requests and to initiate the Stipulations process for the Excelsior Solar Project. Learn more…
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Byron Town Hall Courtroom
7028 Byron Holley Road
Byron, New York 14422