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Farmers & rural land owners: Get answers to your solar leasing questions!

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Navigating Solar Lease Agreements and the Solar Development Process: A Program for NY Farmers and Rural Landowners

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

You have the opportunity to lease your farmland to a solar energy company! It sounds like a sweet deal, and you are interested, but you are not sure just how it works...

Join CCE of St. Lawrence County at an in-person meeting for farmers and rural landowners to get answers to your solar leasing questions. This program will feature several live webinars presented by industry experts to help you navigate the solar development process, make informed decisions, and negotiate solar lease agreements. CCE of St. Lawrence County will provide a virtual option for attendees that would like to participate in the meeting from a remote location. Please indicate your preference in-person or virtual attendance when you register.

Meeting Agenda

9:30-10:15am: Understanding the Solar Development Process and What Solar Companies are Looking For - with Loren Pruskowski, farmer and solar industry representative, Ecolegacy Values

10:15-11:00am: Understanding Solar Lease Agreements and Tips for Negotiating a Contract - with Scott Kurkoski, Attorney, Levene, Gouldin & Thompson, LLP

11:00-11:30am: Q&A with Morning Presenters

11:30am-12:30pm: Break. [Please bring a bag lunch or on-your-own options are 2.5 miles into Canton.]

12:30-1:30pm: How Municipal Regulations Affect Solar Development Opportunities at the Local Level - with Jeffrey Kehoe, NYS Department of Ag and Markets

1:30-2:30pm: Optional Q&A session with Jason Pfotenhauer, Director of the St. Lawrence County Planning Department

Fee

Free

Register

https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/main/events_landing.cfm?event=solarlease_240

Contact

Erin Farrell
Administrative Assistant
ejf232@cornell.edu
315-379-9192 ext. 243

Last updated October 7, 2021