The permitting and approval of the Excelsior Energy Center 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 Energy Center submitted a Public Involvement Program Plan (PIP) with the Department of Public Service on April 24, 2019.
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 Energy Center. Learn more…
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Byron Town Hall Courtroom
7028 Byron Holley Road
Byron, New York 14422
Preliminary Scoping Statement Comments & Intervenor Funding Deadlines
Excelsior Energy Center completed its filing of the Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) on September 24, 2019. Any person, agency or municipality may submit comments on the Excelsior Energy Center PSS by filing them with the Siting Board and serving them on Excelsior Energy Center. Comments must be filed within 21 days after the filing of the PSS. Therefore, all comments on the Excelsior Energy Center PSS must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 15, 2019. The Notice of Filing of a PSS and Deadline for Submitting Comments issued by the Siting Board and more information on providing comments can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website.
Pre-application intervenor funding is available for eligible municipalities and local parties to participate in the preliminary scoping phase of the proceeding. Municipal and local parties intending to request pre-application intervenor funding must file their requests by 4:30 p.m. on October 28, 2019.The Notice of Availability of Pre-Application Intervenor Funds and Schedule to Request Funds issued by the Siting Board, and more information on requesting intervenor funding, can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website.
Notice of Submission of Preliminary Scoping Statement
Excelsior Energy Center, LLC will file a Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) with the Siting Board on or about September 23, 2019. The PSS will summarize 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. The ‘Notice of Submission of Preliminary Scoping Statement’ can be found here.