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Solar developer to file ‘scoping’ statement in Seneca County

The Florida solar energy company that wants to build a huge, 80 megawatt solar electric facility in the west end of the town plans to file the required Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) this week.

Trelina Solar Energy Center of Juno Beach, Fla. has filed a public notice saying it will file the PSS with the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment “on or around’’ Oct. 10.

Trelina is seeking permits to construct and operate the solar facility under Article 10 of the state’s Public Service Law.

The PSS will summarize the proposed scope of studies that Trelina will undertake for the project. The results of those studies will form the basis for the company’s application for a permit to the Siting Board. In announcing the plan to submit the PSS next week, Trelina is seeking input from the public, interested agencies and municipalities on the scope and methodology of studies to be conducted.

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