Installed capacity of 78-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

Jericho Rise Wind Farm is situated between the towns of Chateaugay and Belmont, near the edges of the Chateauguay River. Located entirely within Franklin County about 10 miles south of the Canada border, the wind farm complements the surrounding farmland and woodlands.

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Economic benefits

Jericho Rise Wind Farm yields significantly in the form of payments to landowners, local spending, and annual community investment. Jericho Rise Wind Project is also compatible with other land uses and provides a stable form of income to local landowners.

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$2.9+ million

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
$2.6 million

Paid to landowners

$5.7 million

Spent locally

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Job creation

76 construction jobs and 6 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

Jericho Rise helps strengthen energy security for the state of New York and the United States, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Jericho Rise Wind Farm consists of 37 Gamesa G114 2.1 MW wind turbines.
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Wind energy in the U.S.

Wind is the largest source of renewable electricity generation in the United States, providing 10.1% of the country’s electricity.
Environmental benefits
138 million gallons of water saved each year

Jericho Rise saves more than 138 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.



Final Environmental Impact Statement Appendix A
Bellmont-Chateaugay Wind Energy Permit (Bellmont)
Final Environmental Impact Statement Appendix B
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
New York State Fact Sheet
Jericho Rise Fact Sheet

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Contact us

Jericho Rise Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

11 Marble River Way
Churubusco, NY 12923