Greene County Solar Farm will provide new renewable energy while protecting and preserving clean air, water quality and soil resources.

  • 50-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) solar facility
  • Capable of safely supplying 93,000 megawatt-hours of electricity per year to power over 13,000 average households
  • Delivers significant revenues to local government and supports community services
  • Boosts the area's economy, creating about 200 construction jobs, and adding commerce for local businesses
  • Reduces reliance on fossil fuels, avoiding greenhouse gas emissions (estimated to offset over 50,500 tons of carbon dioxide per year -- equivalent to taking over 9,700 average cars off the road)
  • Operates quietly without airborne emissions or water pollution
  • Utilizes PV panels arrayed in fields on tracking structures that follow the sun throughout the day to optimize power production
  • Fueled by the sun to provide long-term price benefits for electricity consumers
  • Supplies renewable energy to help meet the goals of New York State's Clean Energy Standard