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$26.6 Million in Combined Projects Proposed in Genesee County

Posted by admin at 10:00 AM on Mar 2, 2021

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BATAVIA, NY – The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) board of directors will consider approving incentives for a $9.2 million project by LandPro Equipment LLC at its March 4, 2021 board meeting. 

The company is proposing to acquire and develop a 14-acre parcel to build a 50,000 square-foot facility for a full-service John Deere Agriculture and Turf Dealership. The facility would primarily be used for operations and training, with a portion of the facility used for retail.  The project proposes to create 5 new jobs and retain approximately 60 jobs in Genesee County.

A public hearing about the project was conducted on February 25, 2021.

The GCEDC board also will consider initial applications for three community solar projects.

  • Forefront Power LLC (Elba Solar) is proposing to invest $9.7 million in a community solar project on Norton Road in the town of Elba.  The project will generate 5 MW of power and is projected to generate approximately $518,803 in new revenue to Genesee County, the town of Elba, and the Elba Central School District over the proposed 15-year agreement. 
  • Solar Liberty is proposing to invest $7.7 million in two community solar projects on Tesnow Road in the town of Pembroke. The projects will generate 4 MW and 5 MW of power and are projected to generate approximately $856,024 in new revenue to Genesee County, the town of Pembroke, and the Akron Central School District over the proposed 15-year agreement.
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