As residents and owners of Altamont Orchards look to preserve scenic views of Helderbergs, Guilderland seeks to update solar law

GUILDERLAND — The owners of Orchard Creek Golf Course have proposed a land swap to shield their customers as well as residents of Dunnsville Road from what would be the largest solar array in Guilderland.

John Abbruzzese, who owns the golf course with his brothers, told The Enterprise that he made the informal offer to Joseph Muia, who owns the adjacent property and is proposing to install a five-megawatt solar array on a 65-acre field that slopes upward beside Orchard Creek.

The Altamont Enterprise.

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