“Agricultural” in Italian, Agricola will harvest clean energy from Cayuga County to power homes around NY
Agricola Wind offers significant financial contributions to critical local budgets
Host Community Benefit Payments
paid annually to Town governments through a Host Community Benefit Agreement, in additional to monthly utility bill rebates for Town residents
shared annually between Towns, the Cayuga County IDA, and the Southern Cayuga School District
paid annually to local landowners participating in the Project
Shared Community Payment Program
additional annual payments made to Project neighbors
Development activities include community engagement, land leasing, wind resource assessments, environmental studies, interconnection studies, New York State Section 94-C permit process, and local permitting.
Construction activities will take approximately 18 months.
Post-construction monitoring for wildlife, sound, and other environmental compliance measures will continue for 2 years. The project will have an operational lifespan of at least 25 years.
Proposed turbine locations are still being finalized and are subject to change during the environmental permitting process. This map shows a rough outline of the project boundary, including properties that may host turbines or other infrastructure in the future as well as properties that will not.