County: No PILOTs for big wind projects #NY

By National Wind Watch PULASKI – The Oswego County Legislature adopted a policy Thursday denying property tax breaks for large wind energy projects. Under the policy, the county Legislature requires any payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) agreement for wind energy production projects with a rated capacity of 25 Megawatts or more to be equal to the property tax payments the county would have received in the absence of exemptions. Legislators enacted the policy in response to the proposed Mad River Wind Farm, which if . . .

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