NY County Owes Solar Panel Co. $10.5M For Breached Lease

Law360, New York (November 17, 2016, 9:22 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge awarded a renewable energy company $10.5 million in its contract dispute with Suffolk County on Thursday, ruling the local government acted with its “eyes wide open” when it refused to hand over a building permit that was mandated for a lease it had granted the company.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields sided with EDF Renewable Development Inc. in its suit against Suffolk County over a one of the lease agreements that would have allowed the company to build and operate...
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