Massachusetts Schools, Town Cut Costs With New Brownfield Solar Project
- Mar 3, 2017 7:06 am GMT
The project is located on a brownfield site and will generate 4,445 megawatt-hours (MWh) of clean energy annually for four school systems and one local government through virtual net metering. Project offtakers include the
"Our schools and local governments should never have to decide between rising electricity prices or expanding opportunities to those they serve," said
"We are very pleased with the successful and timely completion of this second solar project in our distributed solar portfolio managed by Soltage," said
The project is located on a 553-acre brownfield industrial complex which included manufacturing and rail yard maintenance facilities, open storage areas, landfills, and former wastewater lagoons all surrounded by residential properties and wetlands.
Soltage is a full-service renewable energy company developing, financing, installing, owning and operating solar power generating stations, providing electricity to C&I, educational, utility, and municipal customers. The company owns and operates more than 100 MW of generation capacity across eight states, and has now deployed more than
America's solar market HYPERLINK "https://www.greentechmedia.com/research/subscription/u.s.-solar-market-insight" \nadded more than 14 gigawatts in 2016, with
HYPERLINK "https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Building-Solar-Projects-on-Brownfields-Is-Hard-Work" \nSolar brownfield development is a particularly promising market, with more than 80,000 brownfields and contaminated lands HYPERLINK "https://www.epa.gov/re-powering/re-powering-mapping-and-screening-tools" \npre-screened by the
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