4 Economic Benefits [Shoreham Solar Commons]

Economic Benefits


  • An estimated 175 construction jobs for more than six months
  • Use of local workers to maintain the facility once operational

Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Payments

  • As much as 10 times what the golf course pays in property taxes. Can be used for schools, road improvements, or for first responders, as determined by local officials.

Community Support

  • The project will support Shoreham-Wading River Central School District activities, as well as local nonprofits, through sponsorships and donations.