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Clean Energy Resources Development and Incentives (Build-Ready) Program

Site Recommendation Form

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Build-Ready Program to accelerate renewable energy growth in New York State.

Complete the below form to provide details about the site you are recommending to potentially host solar projects.

A map depicting the area available to potentially host the project is required. This may be as simple as a scanned in map with the boundary drawn on or a screenshot from Google Earth containing the area boundary. Please have this prepared before you begin filling out the form.

Please note: Partially completed information cannot be saved, be sure to have all details with you before beginning the form. Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation and a tracking number on your screen to print or save. Refer to this tracking number to check on the status of your request.

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Contact Information

Full Name

Site Location

Site Owner

Is the site owner the same as the primary contact?

Site Owner Full Name

Is the site owner interested in hosting a renewable facility?

Site Details

Is the site actively in use?

Has this site been reviewed for renewable energy before?

Name of Electric Service Provider


Upload any available data about the site (GIS files or Google Earth Files, photos, real estate maps, site surveys, etc). If available, a .kmz file may be saved from Google Earth and uploaded.

Map of Area Available

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Other Uploads

Upload any available data about the site (GIS files, photos, real estate maps, site surveys, etc)

Other Site Details

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Tracking Number

You will be provided with a Tracking Number upon submission.