Congratulations to the Town of Stockbridge and Ameresco on the successful launch of the 900 kW solar photovoltaic array on the Town’s capped landfill. According to Steve Shatz, former Selectboard Chair, “this exciting project demonstrates Stockbridge’s commitment to increasing the percentage of power we use from sustainable renewable energy solutions, with the added benefit of reducing […]
Interesting times for Solar Energy development in Massachusetts in 2017
In an article published by the publication Utility Dive, author Herman Trabish discusses nuances, challenges and opportunities for the Next Generation Solar Incentive program in Massachusetts — Can new tariff models help Massachusetts solve the rooftop solar compensation puzzle?
Massachusetts regulators are preparing for a new solar incentive program that relies on an entirely new mechanism to distribute economic benefits.
On December 15, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (“DOER”) presented an update on the Next Generation Solar Incentive Program to a large group of industry stakeholders. DOER anticipates implementation of a new solar incentive program in mid 2017. Please click on the following link for a copy of the DOER presentation. solar-program-stakeholder-meeting-7-121516.
Solar in the Berkshires – Towns of Lenox and Stockbridge Approve Solar PV Projects
The Boards of Selectmen for the Towns of Lenox and Stockbridge, MA each voted favorably to enter into long-term lease and net metering credit purchase agreements with Framingham-based Ameresco for large-scale solar photovoltaic arrays on publicly owned capped landfills in each community. Both projects are expected to be operational by year-end 2016. Read more about […]