Pittsfield, Massachusetts municipal solar array up and running

By Kelsey Misbrener The city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts and Ameresco, an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced that the city’s newest municipal solar array at a former landfill is now in operation.
In 2015, the city contracted with Ameresco to design and build the 2.91-megawatt solar power generation facility on city land. Ameresco designed, built, owns and will operate and maintain the project at no charge to the city, in exchange for a 20-year PPA with Pittsfield to purchase the power that is generated. The system is expected to generate more than 3 million kilowatt-hours in the first year and over 58 million

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