The results of the suit could have implications across the whole of New York State.
Marilla Residents Able to Sign Up for Solar Energy
The newly completed solar farm in the Town of Marilla is sending green power to the grid and will generate enough power for 1,000 homes. Residents who are eligible to receive power from the grid are urged to respond to postcards sent to them earlier this month with instructions. According to the town supervisor, the $400,000 received by the Town of Marilla as a benefit host community will be placed in a separate fund to be reserved for open land and farm protection.
Zoning Variance Denied for Solar Farm Request on Davis Road
A variance request in order to install a solar farm on 48 acres along Davis Road was denied by the town of Aurora. It also dismissed a measure that said a solar farm company is comparable to a public utility company.
Marilla Solar Farm in Operation; Can Power Hundreds of Homes
A certificate of completion was granted to the newly operational solar farm in Marilla following an inspection on June 10. The project will generate 4.5 megawatts of electricity; enough electricity to power up to approximately 1,000 homes.
Zoning Board to Discuss Davis Road Solar Farm Request
A company is seeking to install a solar farm on 48 acres of land on Davis Road in the Town of Aurora south of Jewett Holmwood.
Temporary Solar Farm Ban Enacted in Marilla
The Town of Marilla has placed a six-month moratorium on all future solar project. The measure will give the board time to address concerns it has with future “solar farms,” following the 2021 approval of a project currently under construction on Bullis Road.
Town Board Approves Solar Farm Project for Bullis Road
After several months of negotiations with Renewable Properties, LLC, a firm based out of San Francisco, Marilla has approved the proposed solar project on Bullis Road east of Townline Road, on approximately 22-acres. Construction on this $6 million project could begin as early as this summer. It will take five months to complete, and will have an initial lease of 20 years, with the option to extend to 35.
Solar Farm Public Hearing Set for Next Week in Marilla
A project managed by Renewable Energy, a San Francisco firm, is looking to bring solar energy to Marilla in a solar form which is projected cover about 22-acres of space on a 45-acre-lot.