Solarize Chemung Kickoff!

  • Saturday, April 29, 2023, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Solarize Chemung Kickoff Event to be held on Saturday, April 29th,2023

Curious about solar for your home or business?

A Solarize Chemung Kickoff Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 29th, 2023. This event will take place at the Town of Horseheads Courtroom, 150 Wygant Road, Horseheads NY. The event is FREE for all. Pre-Registration is required by visiting chemung.cce.cornell.edu website in the events calendar or by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-734-4453.

Registration ends on Friday, April 28th at 4pm

Guest speakers include individuals from Chemung County Planning, Scott D. Moore Law Office, PC, Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board, as well as multiple individuals with personal experience.

Schedule as Follows 

(10 am to 11am)Panel 1 - Solar Technology Overview – What is a Solar Farm, Components, Risks and Rewards, Community Impacts and Benefits, Safety.

  • Halco Energy – Installation Reps
    • Cory Wyant
    • John King
  • Delaware River Solar
  • Clear Path Energy
    • Omar Khaleel

(11am to 12:30 pm) Panel 2- Solar Farm Considerations – Planning, Community Experience

  • Kevin Meindl – Chemung County Planning – Planning Process, Chemung County Electric Grid Map, Understanding When/Where Community Members Can Comment in the Planning Process
  • Janet Thigpen (Water Quality/Stormwater) – Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board – Solar Siting and Floodplain Considerations
  • Jennifer Trimber – Homeowner with Solar Panels
  • Greg Clark (EMC) – Homeowner with Solar Panels
  • Bryon Kehoe – Has Solar on Farm

(12:30 pm to 1 pm) Lunch

(1 pm to 2 pm) Panel 3 – Solar Farm Contract Considerations – Legal, Insurance and Tax Implications

  • Scott Moore (EMC) – Scott D. Moore Law Office, PC
  • Dwight E. Kanyuk, Attorney at Law – Municipal Legal Considerations, Municipal Reviews, Solar Contract Reviews
  • Chris Denton, Attorney at Law, Chemung Abstract Corporation
  • Daniel Murch, The Murch Agency, American National Insurance 

For more information about the event, please call 607-734-7740, or visit Cornell Cooperative Extension’s website at chemung.cce.cornell.edu.




Hailey Fuesner
Agriculture Subject Educator

Last updated April 12, 2023