Welcome to Lower Birch Road Solar Farm

Congratulations on signing up for community solar! Here’s where you can learn more about your solar farm.

No matter how you spell Allegany – like the nearby town or like the river – this solar farm spells opportunity to homeowners, renters, and businesses who subscribe to it. With no start-up costs, solar panel installation hassle or fees, you’ll save up to 10% on your monthly energy costs with your participation in Lower Birch Road solar farm. Plus, you’re helping the environment by reducing fossil fuel energy usage. It’s good for you, good for your wallet, and good for the planet.

Your Solar Farm Timeline

The process of building a solar farm is filled with several key milestones. You can see, at a glance, where in the process Lower Birch Road solar farm is.

Step 1 out of 8

Site IdentificationStatus: Completed

The solar farm’s developer identifies a site and reaches an agreement with the property owner.

Step 2

Zoning ResearchStatus: Completed

The developer works with municipalities and local residents to make sure the farm complies with environmental regulations and zoning laws.

Step 3

PermittingStatus: Completed

Electrical and building permits are obtained.

Step 4

Site PreparationStatus: Completed

Land beneath and around modules is left intact to create a natural meadow as a habitat for small mammals, birds, and bees.

Step 5

ConstructionStatus: In Progress

The construction manager and team works year-round, installing panel frames, solar panels, and other equipment.

Step 6

Witness TestStatus: To Be Determined

With construction completed, a witness test is scheduled with the utility’s team to ensure all equipment is properly installed and ready to be connected to the grid.

Step 7

Utility PaperworkStatus: To Be Determined

The utility completes required paperwork after the solar farm passes the witness test.

Step 8

Go-LiveStatus: To Be Determined

The solar farm is live, producing clean, solar energy that’s delivered through the existing power grid.

Solar Farm Coverage Area

This coverage map includes approximate coverage areas available to participate in this solar farm.

Coverage Area

Location:

4474 Lower Birch Run Rd
Allegany, NY 14706

Status:

Available

Production:

5,235,870 kWh

Capacity DC:

3,700 kW

Utility:

National Grid

Developer:

  • Green Street Power Partners

Expected Live Date:

03/2023

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On average, people who participate in community solar programs save up to 10% on their monthly energy costs.1 You can, too.

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Over 127 million metric tons of carbon dioxide are offset each year by American solar power, and you can be part of it. That’s like planting almost 2 billion trees!2

Refer Others to Community Solar – It’s a Win-Win

It’s great that you’re helping the environment while saving up to 10% on your energy costs with community solar.1 You can do even more good by helping others plug into the benefits of community solar with our referral program.

For each family member or friend who signs up for community solar and includes your email address in the Promo Code field when they do, both of you will receive a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card.3 There’s no limit to the number of people you can refer or Amazon.com Gift Cards you can earn. 3

Lower Birch Road Solar Farm's Impact on the Environment

488

passenger vehicles off the road for a year.

254,868

fewer gallons of gasoline consumed per year.

The clean, renewable energy your solar farm produces offsets greenhouse gases emissions and carbon dioxide. The environmental impact is like taking 488 passenger vehicles off the road for a year or cutting 254,868 gallons of gasoline consumed per year.2

Green Street Power Partners

Green Street Power Partners

Green Street Power Partners (GSPP) is a national developer, financier, owner, and operator of solar energy systems benefiting residents and businesses from communities all across the country. Through our 38 fully subscribed community solar projects in New York, Massachusetts, and Minnesota and over 50 additional projects under development in New York and Colorado, we’re thrilled to expand community solar program access and savings to thousands of homes and businesses. GSPP strives to continue this growth while staying committed to corporate social responsibility and helping improve the quality of life for everyone as we sustain our environment for future generations through solar power. We view this responsibility as a fundamental part of our business, and we consistently strive to inspire these values in our employees, partners, and customers.

3 To be eligible for this promotion, recipients must be current Nelnet Renewable Energy customers. Referees must include their referrer’s email address in the promotional code field during their sign up. If a referral results in a sign-up, the referrer will receive a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card via email and the referee will receive a $50 Amazon.com Gift Care via email once they begin receiving bill credits. There are no limits on the number of qualified referrals per household. Restrictions apply, see amazon.com/gc-legal.

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