Five local causes named recipients of Alder Creek Solar Community Grants

ALDER CREEK, NY – Alder Creek Solar and Apex Clean Energy are pleased to announce five local programs and organizations as the recipients of community grants from the program’s second round of grants in 2020. The program was launched by the solar project developer in 2020 to help support community organizations making an impact in areas that align with the values of Apex Clean Energy. These funds are designed to support groups working in the following areas: Building Healthy Communities, Economic Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Promoting Education. “Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic, these organizations continue to do impressive work on behalf of the residents of Boonville, Forestport, and the entire Oneida County community. We are grateful to be able to support them as they look to expand their work in 2021,” said Brian O'Shea, Public Engagement Manager with Apex Clean Energy. Continue reading

Alder Creek Solar, Boonville Area Chamber give back to the community for Giving Tuesday

BOONVILLE, NY – Despite the many challenges facing local businesses by the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions, the Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Alder Creek Solar to give back to support low income families, seniors, and veterans facing challenging times this holiday season. “As an organization dedicated to the growth and wellbeing of the entire Boonville community, we wanted to show that even though we are facing tough times and Boonville Area businesses are always here to support community needs. We are thankful to Apex Clean Energy and the Alder Creek Solar project for helping to ensure that these crucial community needs are met,” said Cheryl McMenama, Secretary for the Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce. “We know that Alder Creek Solar will be a long-term fixture in the area, and we plan to be a long-term community partner for the towns of Boonville and Forestport,” said Brian O'Shea, Public Engagement Manager with Apex Clean Energy and Alder Creek Solar. “With so many of our neighbors in New York and across the country facing economic uncertainty this winter, we hope this partnership with the Boonville Area Chamber is able to help residents and families who are struggling.” The solar project and local chamber will partner to support three different community groups and organizations: the Boonville/Forestport Presbyterian Church, the United Methodist Church of Boonville, and the residents of Kortenaer Village. Continue reading

Alder Creek Solar Community Grant Program now accepting Fall 2020 Applications

ALDER CREEK, NY – October 1, 2020 – Apex Clean Energy and Alder Creek Solar are pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2020 grant cycle for the Alder Creek Solar Community Grant Program. Non-profit organizations serving the Towns of Boonville, Forestport, and Oneida County in the areas of public health, economic development, sustainability, and education are encouraged to apply. Grants are typically awarded in $250 to $4,000 increments, with priority given to grants that demonstrate meaningful impacts to the greatest number of area residents. We will be accepting applications until November 13, 2020 on our website: www.aldercreeksolar.com/grant. The program was launched this past spring to help organizations in the Towns of Boonville and Forestport, as well as the broader Oneida County community. During the Spring 2020 grant cycle the program supported a number of programs including: A $1,500 grant to support the conversion of a vacant lot to a “Pocket Park” in downtown Forestport. A $1,000 grant to Christ Our Hope Parish to support the Food Pantry at St. Patrick's Church. A $1,000 grant to the Lost Trail Snowmobile Club for the repair of local trail bridges. A $500 grant to Wholesome Living, a non-profit that operates the Boonville Community Gardens, to explore opening a weekly farmers market in Forestport. A $350 grant to the Remsen Didymus Thomas Library to help start the Remsen Community Garden. Continue reading

Alder Creek Solar Spring 2020 Community Grants Awarded

ALDER CREEK, NY – May 28, 2020 – Alder Creek Solar and Apex Clean Energy are pleased to announce the recipients of their Spring 2020 community grants. These funds are designed to support community organizations in the following areas: Building Healthy Communities, Economic Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Promoting Education. Continue reading

Apex Clean Energy Announces Launch of Alder Creek Solar Community Grant Program

Grants will support programs and organizations serving the Towns of Boonville, Forestport, and Oneida County in the areas of public health, economic development, sustainability, and education Continue reading

Boonville Herald : Company shares info on proposed Alder Creek solar project

BOONVILLE — Apex Clean Energy hosted two public informational hearings last week to provide information and take questions from the community about the solar energy project proposed in the towns of Boonville and Forestport. Apex Clean Energy presented to interested community stakeholders Tuesday at the Boonville Elementary and Wednesday at the Forestport Town Hall. Continue reading

Flack Broadcasting: APEX energy presents Alder Creek Solar project to public

ONEIDA COUNTY- A significant portion of land off the eastern side of State Route 12 between Boonville and Forestport may soon house the latest solar energy project for the area. Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville, VA is in the initial stages of proposing a 150-200 MW solar facility project that would provide enough power to help up to 21,000 homes keep their lights on, while remaining energy efficient at the same time. Continue reading

Alder Creek Solar Project Newsletter – 2.12.20

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Alder Creek Solar Project Newsletter – 1.7.20

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