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7 03, 2019

Great News!

By | 2019-03-07T03:16:56+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Project News|Comments Off on Great News!

"I have two pieces of very good news! First: the building permit has been approved we can now move forward with the actual construction of the Hope Solar Farm! The importance of this step cannot be overemphasized. Second: High Peaks Solar has formally partnered with one of the most experienced and respected solar authorities in [...]

21 02, 2019

Latest update

By | 2019-02-21T00:31:36+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Project News|Comments Off on Latest update

Good Afternoon Everyone! As you may have seen within a comment from my prior post, the Brunswick Town Board passed a resolution on 2/14 approving our decommissioning security. Now that this step is complete, the building department can act and issue our permit. They are finally able to do so since I first knocked on [...]

16 01, 2019

Update on the Farm

By | 2019-01-16T13:46:57+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Project News|Comments Off on Update on the Farm

There are two more minor hurdles to clear before the Town of Brunswick will consider our building permit.  These hurdles were conditions of our site plan approval.  First, Kevin Bailey will be appearing before the Town Board on February 14th, 2019 at 7pm.  The decommissioning security will be in place and needs Board approval. The [...]

1 10, 2018

Progress begins in 2019

By | 2018-10-01T00:39:31+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Progress begins in 2019

We are happy to report that the PILOT negotiation with Rensselaer County and the Town of Brunswick has reached a conclusion. Construction will begin in 2019 and customers will start receiving solar credits next year as well. The project will be operated under the name Hope Solar Farm, LLC. Thank you for your patience with [...]

6 07, 2018

Planning Board Approves Hope Solar Farm!

By | 2018-07-06T13:56:18+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Planning Board Approves Hope Solar Farm!

Hi All, We got Planning Board Approval tonight!! This took forever, but we are one step closer to making the project reality. We have very limited space left for new subscribers, so if you know anyone that might want to join, now is the time. Have a great weekend everyone. Please feel free to reach [...]

3 07, 2018

Hope Solar Farm Receives Zoning Board Approval!

By | 2018-07-03T04:36:58+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Hope Solar Farm Receives Zoning Board Approval!

Good Evening All, Despite the heat from the Town of Brunswick, the Hope Solar Farm received Zoning Board approval for our area variance request at tonight's meeting! Tonight approval marks our last appearance before the Zoning Board. The project only needs Planning Board approval now. Their next meeting is on Thursday, July 5th. Let's hope [...]

20 06, 2018

Town of Brunswick Planning Board Special Meeting

By | 2018-06-20T01:31:20+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Town of Brunswick Planning Board Special Meeting

Good Afternoon,   Last night, the Town of Brunswick's Planning Board held a special meeting to review the SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review). The Planning Board gave an OK on the SEQR at their special meeting. That was the good news.     The bad news occurred at the zoning board meeting which followed that. Even [...]

27 02, 2018

Hope Solar Farm PUBLIC HEARING March 15th, 7PM

By | 2018-03-14T03:34:33+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Hope Solar Farm PUBLIC HEARING March 15th, 7PM

Good Evening Supporter, Last night, I received confirmation that the Town of Brunswick's Zoning Board and Planning Board are planning to hold a joint public hearing regarding the Hope Solar Farm. As a supporter of the Hope Solar Farm, this is your opportunity to speak in favor of the project. The meeting will be held [...]

11 02, 2018

Progress made on Hope Solar Farm: Reserve your spot today!

By | 2018-02-11T01:28:19+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Progress made on Hope Solar Farm: Reserve your spot today!

High Peaks Solar appeared before the Town of Brunswick Planning Board on Thursday, February 1st 2018. The permitting process for the Hope Solar Farm is going well. We will again be appearing before the Planning Board on February 15th at 7pm and the Zoning Board on February 26th at 6pm. The Planning Board has tentatively [...]

2 01, 2018

Hope Solar Farm Update: Permitting Stage

By | 2018-02-11T01:20:15+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Project News|Comments Off on Hope Solar Farm Update: Permitting Stage

With recent temperatures here in the Capital District plunging into subzero territory, it can be difficult to picture Spring. However, if all goes according to plan, High Peaks Solar will begin construction on the Hope Solar Farm as early as this Spring! Currently 72% of our available solar shares are spoken for; if you [...]