Proposed by an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, an affiliate of NextEra Energy Inc., the Eight Point Wind Energy Center will have a maximum generating capability of 101.8 megawatts (MW) from an estimated 31 wind turbines located on land leased from owners of private property located in the towns of Greenwood and West Union in Steuben County, New York.
Project facilities will include commercial-scale wind turbines, access roads, buried and overhead electric collection lines, a collection substation, meteorological towers, an operation and maintenance building, and electrical interconnection facilities. NextEra Energy Resources anticipates the interconnection facilities will include a 115-kV switchyard built adjacent to NYSEG’s 115-kV Bennett Substation, and an overhead 115-kV interconnection line.
The proposed project area can be found on the Maps page.
A Trusted Partner
With a nearly 30-year track record of safely building and operating wind energy centers, NextEra Energy Resources is the right partner for Steuben County. In addition to owning and operating 110 wind farms in the United States and Canada, the company operates power plants in New York and has been working to develop wind projects in the State for many years. More…