Located in the Town of Dix in Schuyler County, NY the Watkins Glen Solar Energy Center is a proposed 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy generating.

Community Benefits

The Watkins Solar Energy Center will create new jobs, generate long term revenue, and deliver economic development to Schuyler County and the Town of Dix.

Millions in Revenue
The project is expected to provide millions in new revenue to the county, town and school district to reduce the local tax burden or invest in infrastructure, additional services and resources for residents.


140+ Jobs in Schuyler County

Watkins Glen Solar Energy Center is expected to create approximately 140 jobs during construction, two full-time positions, and opportunities for landscaping and snow plowing throughout the life of the project.


Supporting Watkins Glen International

Watkins Solar Energy Center is partnering with Watkins Glen International Speedway to support their ambitious green energy goals.


The Watkins Solar Energy Center is proposed by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, an experienced community partner and the world’s largest generator of wind and solar energy, with generating facilities across the United States and in Canada.