Office of Renewable Energy Issues Siting Permit for 94-Megawatt Solar Facility Under Section 94-c Renewable Energy Siting Process

Posted on May 22, 2023

On May 18, 2023, Governor Hochul announced that Moraine Solar Energy Center, LLC, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables North America, was granted a siting permit for a major solar energy facility under New York’s Section 94-c siting process by the Office of Renewable Energy Siting (“ORES”).  The Project is an approximately 94-MW solar powered electric generating facility to be located in the Town of Burns, Allegany County, New York.

This is the 13th major renewable energy facility to receive a permit in New York under 94-c, 10 of which have been represented by Young/Sommer. Jim Muscato and Jessica Ansert Klami serve as permitting counsel for the project.