” Officials in the town of Clay learned a costly lesson during their initial go-round with solar power developers. They failed to seek payment-in-lieu-of-tax agreements with two large solar farms, forfeiting thousands of dollars in annual revenue.
Since then, other towns have extracted serious money from solar farms on behalf of taxpayers.
In the town of Tully, three planned solar farms will pay about $430,000 each over the next 15 years under a PILOT agreement negotiated this year by town officials.”
read the entire article
Knauss, Tim. The Post Standard 17 June 2021.