Rock District Solar

A proposed 20 MW-AC solar facility in the Towns of Carlisle and Seward, Schoharie County, New York

Sheep grazing in front of solar panels

About Rock District Solar

In support of New York State’s Clean Energy Standard mandate to secure 50 percent of the State’s electrical supply from renewable sources by 2030, Cypress Creek Renewables is proposing the construction of “Rock District Solar,” a 20 MW-AC solar energy facility in the Towns of Carlisle and Seward in Schoharie County, NY. The project is expected to be sited on approximately 125 acres of open agricultural land.

94-c Application Process

"The siting permit review process is conducted by the Office pursuant to Executive Law §94-c and the Office’s regulations at 19 NYCRR Part 900. Executive Law §94-c and Office’s regulations contain a number of features requiring public notice of applications, public access to application materials, and opportunities to participate in the 94-c review process; these laws also provide significant funding for Local Agencies and eligible Potential Community Intervenors to retain qualified expertise to represent their interests and participate in the 94-c application review process."

Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES)