Proposed by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, Watkins Glen Solar Energy Center is a 50-megawatt solar project located in the town of Dix in Schuyler County, N.Y.
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, is a clean energy leader. It operates primarily as a wholesale power generator, providing power and environmental attributes to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electric providers and large industrial companies. It owns and operates more than 21,000 megawatts of generating assets located primarily in 36 states and Canada as of year-end 2018. NextEra Energy Resources, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest operator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. NextEra Energy Resources is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy Resources has a more than 25-year track record of safely building and operating renewable energy centers. The company understands how to safely construct and maintain renewable energy centers in a way that properly protects the environment and communities.
Watkins Glen Solar Energy Center, LLC, intends to construct, own, operate and maintain all components of the project, with the exception of the interconnection switchyard. The switchyard facility will be constructed by Garnet Energy Center, LLC, and then transferred to the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG), which will own, operate and maintain the switchyard.