Planning Community Solar

APA New York Upstate Chapter


Wednesday, January 9, 2019
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST

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This session will provide assistance to municipalities, with knowledge to facilitate ideas for properly incorporating solar PV language into local zoning laws and policies.  The session is designed to provide tools for zoning provisions that promote solar energy systems while protecting community character and the environment. Local zoning should promote sustainable energy systems while providing balance with common local requirements and concerns. This session will highlight best practices to provide a practical approach for facilitating solar energy systems in New York State. 


John Scavo

Mr. Scavo has 18 years of professional planning experience and has been with Clifton Park since 2008. He started his career as the City Planner for the City of Cohoes from 2000 to 2004. During this time Mr. Scavo also served as Chairman of the Cohoes IDA and was a ... Read More

Emilie Flanagan

After 7 years of working in Asia and Europe, primarily in strategic advisory, deal structuring and raising capital for energy infrastructure projects, including the advisory team of KPMG Singapore, Emilie founded, and managed a business that focused on the development of 2 to 5 MW waste-to-energy and solar projects in ... Read More

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