Informational Sessions for Proposed Hydroelectric Generation Station Scheduled

Posted on: March 12th, 2021 by Brent Gotsch
Pro­posed pump stor­age lay­out. Source: Pre­mi­um Ener­gy Holdings

Recent­ly, Pre­mi­um Ener­gy Hold­ings has pro­posed plans to con­struct a pumped stor­age hydro­elec­tric gen­er­at­ing sta­tion near the Ashokan Reser­voir. Two info ses­sions on this top­ic have been sched­uled for next week. One ses­sion will be host­ed by the Phoeni­cia Library on Tues­day, March 16 start­ing at 7:00 p.m. and oth­er will be host­ed by the Town of Olive on Thurs­day, March 18 start­ing at 6:30 p.m. Both will be held online. Links to more infor­ma­tion on the meet­ings are below.

March 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1131783397242805

March 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.:  https://town.olive.ny.us/news/ashokan-pumped-storage-project-meeting/?fbclid=IwAR3y_ix7TtEWy6PT0KRI3eVWZVr8VYvQGO64dYZiYyT626P_S5k3Ka_Uom4

Town of Olive Home­page (has links to pro­pos­al):  https://town.olive.ny.us/

Town of Shan­dak­en Page (has addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion on pro­pos­al):  https://www.shandaken-ny.com/news/re-underground-hydroelectric-plant-proposal-at-ashokan-reservoir-raises-concerns/

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