Article 10 Project Documents


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:

Public Involvement Plan

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.

The PIP Plan can be found on the Department of Public Service Website and here.

The Excelsior Energy Center PIP Plan includes the following elements:
  • consultation with the affected agencies and other stakeholders;
  • pre-application activities to encourage stakeholders to participate at the earliest opportunity;
  • activities designed to educate the public as to the specific proposal and the Article 10 review process, including the availability of funding for municipal and local parties;
  • the establishment of a website to disseminate information to the public;
  • notifications; and
  • activities designed to encourage participation by stakeholders in the certification and compliance process.
In support of the Excelsior Energy Center’s efforts to inform local stakeholders and provide information related to the PIP, this website includes:

Document Repositories

While all information pertaining to the project will be updated via the project website, Excelsior Energy Center will maintain hard copies of the PIP, the Public Scoping Statement (PSS), and the Article 10 Application, as well as assorted project outreach materials, at the following locations for those stakeholders who may not have access to the website, or prefer to review hard copies:
  • Town of Byron Town Hall, 7028 Byron Holley Road, Byron, NY 14422
  • Byron-Bergen Public Library, 13 South Lake Avenue, Bergen, NY 14416