News

Stay up to date on the most recent developments related to the East Point Energy Center. This page contains news and information on the project, including project notices, public notices, information on outreach events, and public meetings.

Regulatory Filings

  • On January 30, 2020, the Article 10 Application filed by East Point Energy Center, LLC was determined to comply with Public Service Law (PSL) §164. The notice of compliance can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website.
  • On September 26, 2019 NextEra Energy Resources submitted an application to construct a major electric generating facility, the East Point Energy Center, under Article 10 of the Public Service Law. The Application and information on the Application can be found here and on the Department of Public Service Website.
  • On August 29, 2019 East Point Energy Center, pursuant to PSL § 164 and 16 NYCRR § 1000.7, provided notice that on or about September 12, 2019, it intends to file its Application with the Siting Board for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need authorizing construction and operation of the Project. The notice of this filing can be found here and the proposed stipulations can be found on the Department of Public Service Website.
  • On August 23, 2019 East Point Energy Center announced it filed proposed stipulations, pursuant to 16 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (“NYCRR”) § 1000.5(j), as to the scope and methodology of studies to be conducted in support of the Article 10 Application, which will be filed at a later date. There will be a 30 -day public comment period on the Project’s proposed stipulations before interested parties may execute them. Any person may submit comments after that period on the Department of Public Service website, as provided below. The notice of this filing can be found here and the proposed stipulations can be found on the Department of Public Service Website.
  • Intervenor Funding Awarded – The Town of Sharon was granted an award of $17,500 in intervenor funding. See the Siting Board’s Ruling on Intervenor Funding Requests here.
  • Responses to comments on the East Point Energy Center PSS can be found here.
  • Intervenor Funding & Procedural Conference
    • East Point Energy Center completed its filing of the Preliminary Scoping Statement on October 4, 2018. Pre-application intervenor funding is available for eligible municipalities and local parties to participate in the preliminary scoping phase of the proceeding. Request for intervenor funds are required to be submitted by 4:30 PM on November 5, 2018. More information can be found on the Siting Board’s web page (http://www.dps.ny.gov/SitingBoard). A procedural conference will be held to make contemporaneous rulings on requests for pre-application intervenor funds and to initiate the stipulations process on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the following location:Sharon Springs Free Library
      Community Room
      129 Main Street
      Sharon Springs, New York 13459
  • A copy of the East Point Energy Center Public Involvement Program Plan can be found here.
  • A copy of the East Point Energy Center Meeting Log submitted to the Department of Public Service on 12/19/18 can be found here.
  • A copy of the East Point Energy Center Meeting Log submitted to the Department of Public Service on 09/26/18 can be found here.
  • A copy of the East Point Energy Center Meeting Log submitted to the Department of Public Service on 08/24/18 can be found here.
  • The East Point Energy Center, LLC Notice Of Submission Of Preliminary Scoping Statement can be found here.

Public Statement Hearing

On January 30, 2020, the Siting Board Chair determined that East Point’s Application, as supplemented, complies with the Siting Board’s filing requirements. On September 25, 2020 the Siting Board issued a notice scheduling virtual public statement hearings. Click here for a copy thereof for instructions on how to participate.

Open Houses

August 2019 Open Houses:

The East Point Energy Center held an open house on August 27, 2019, at the Sharon Springs Firehouse (137 Beechwood Rd Sharon Springs, NY 13459).

The first open house session was held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The second session was held from and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

August 2018 Open Houses:

The East Point Energy Center held an open house on August 30, 2018, at the Sharon Springs Firehouse (137 Beechwood Rd Sharon Springs, NY 13459).

The first open house session was held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The second session was held from and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Press Releases 

East Point Energy Center press releases will be added to this page when they are available; check back for updates. Media Clips East Point Energy Center media clips will be added to this page when they are available; check back for updates.

Presentations

A list of East Point Energy Center presentations will appear on this page when they are available; check back for updates.