Monday, October 25, 2021

Program for landowners on navigating solar

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Navigating Solar Lease Agreements and the Solar Development Process: A Program for NY Farmers and Rural Landowners

Solar projects on farmland are popping up all over New York, including in Essex County.

Join a state-wide virtual meeting for farmers and rural landowners to get answers to your solar leasing questions. This program will feature several live webinars presented by industry experts to help you navigate the solar development process, make informed decisions, and negotiate solar lease agreements.

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: virtual via zoom

Registration: find link below at http://essex.cce.cornell.edu/,

direct registration link:

https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/3316323449103/WN_QhSZtdqZTHmq_r70txJ-rw

Fee: FREE

Please contact Carly Summers, [email protected] with any questions.

 

Meeting Agenda

9:30-10:15am: Understanding the Solar Development Process and What Solar Companies are Looking For – with Loren Pruskowski, farmer and solar industry representative, Ecolegacy Values

10:15-11:00am: Understanding Solar Lease Agreements and Tips for Negotiating a Contract – with Scott Kurkoski, Attorney, Levene, Gouldin & Thompson, LLP

11:00-11:30am: Q&A with Morning Presenters

11:30am-12:30pm: Break.

12:30-1:30pm: How Municipal Regulations Affect Solar Development Opportunities at the Local Level  – with Jeffrey Kehoe, NYS Department of Ag and Markets

 

Photo by Mike Lynch, Adirondack Explorer file photo

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