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Project Name

Niagara Wind Power, LLC - Steel Wind Replacement Project 1


2303 Hamburg Turnpike
New York

Project Details


Additional Documents:



Niagara and Erie propose to extend the useful life of the wind turbines by engaging in a replacement project that would update the equipment and continue to generate real property taxes under a custom payment -in-lieu of tax (“PILOT) arrangement.

Due to persistent maintenance issues with the existing turbines, which are no longer being manufactured, Niagara and Erie will replace the existing nacelle (enclosed engine housing), rotor, hub and blades for each turbine with new equipment from a different manufacturer without disrupting the existing tower, foundation and electrical equipment.


Status Details

· 11/18/2019 - Public hearing held.  Transcript attached.

· 11/ 20/2019 - Inducement Resolution presented to Board of Directors adopting a Negative Declaration in accordance with SEQRA.

· 11/20/2019 -Lease/Leaseback Inducement Resolution presented to the Board of Directors