The North Side Energy Center Project will have a generating capacity of 180 megawatts of power and will be located in the towns of Massena, Brasher, and Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, New York.

Project facilities will include commercial-scale solar arrays, access roads, electric collection lines, and electrical interconnection facilities.

The proposed project area can be found on the Maps page.

Benefits for the Local Community

The North Side Energy Center is expected to deliver new jobs and economic development to St. Lawrence County as well as the towns of Massena, Brasher and Norfolk. More…

Local and State Leadership

The North Side Energy Center will strengthen St. Lawrence County’s position as a leader in renewable energy and help New York meet its renewable energy goals. More…


NextEra Energy Resources is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. The company has been investing in clean energy for more than 25 years and has a track record of safely building and operating renewable energy centers. NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), a leading clean-energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $16.2 billion and approximately 14,700 employees in 30 states and Canada as of year-end 2016. More…