Alle Catt Wind received its Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need on June 3rd, 2020 with unanimous approval by the siting board members. That concludes the Article 10 review process, although many more months of Compliance Filings have to be worked through and filed before construction can begin.
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The Alle-Catt Wind Farm is being developed by Invenergy's six-person New York development team located in central New York, with support from engineers, construction managers and other professionals at Invenergy's headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
The Alle-Catt Wind Farm will boost the local economies of Allegany, Cattaraugus and Wyoming Counties and create jobs, all while generating clean energy to meet New York's growing electricity needs. We are proud to contribute to the economic growth of our host communities in western New York while solidifying our state and national energy independence.
Invenergy is developing Alle-Catt on approximately 30,000 acres of private land it is leasing in the towns of Arcade, Centerville, Farmersville, Freedom, Rushford and Machias. The project enjoys the support of over 300 local tax-paying residents, crosses three county lines and will generate a tremendous amount of energy and income for the local communities.
Check out some more project detail below!
Invenergy plans to hire an project manager and several wind technicians to perform routine maintenance on the wind turbines. These will be permanent positions will based at a new O&M Building to be built by Invenergy in the project area. Interviews will begin after the start of project construction.
“[Locals] want the job because they’ve lived there all their
lives...[It] gave me the opportunity to stay here and make a good
O&M Manager, Spring Canyon Energy Center
Estimated annual property tax and tax-related payments include $3,000,000 per year in PILOT and host community agreement payments and $190,000 per year in fire department taxes. Total shown is the estimated total payments over 20 years assuming 2% escalation per year.
“The Invenergy project is helping the tax payers by helping to pay
the school debt down...so it gives tax reliefs to all of the tax payers
in these school districts that the wind turbine project is in.”
Breckenridge Township Board Member
Successfully completed the development of 3 energy projects in New York to-date:
These projects have injected millions of dollars into local economies and provided an additional source of clean energy for New Yorkers and our nation. Invenergy continues to develop other wind and solar projects across New York, all in various stages of development.
Invenergy is America’s leading, privately-held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions. A U.S. based company that develops, owns and operates clean energy facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Invenergy has successfully developed more than 170 projects, totaling over 27,400 megawatts, including wind, solar, natural gas power generation and advanced energy storage projects.
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