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|State Siting Board Grants Certificate of Environmental Compatibility
and Public Need to Construct Deer River Wind Energy Project
June 30, 2020 12:45 p.m. Updated: 01:35 p.m.
Environment (Siting Board) voted unanimously this morning to grant Atlantic
Wind LLC a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need to
construct and operate a 101.4- megawatt (MW) wind electric generating facility
(Deer River Wind Energy Project) consisting of up to 25 wind turbines located in
the Towns of Pinckney (21 turbines) and Harrisburg (4 turbines), in Lewis
County, New York, and a proposed point of interconnection (POI) in the Town of
Rodman in Jefferson County, and associated facilities (the Facility or Project).
The Siting Board stated that the Project will meet all statutory requirements for
certification under Article 10 of the Public Service Law (PSL).
The full order can be viewed here: Order Granting Certificate of Environmental
Compatibility and Public Need for Deer River Wind Energy Project, With