Soltage helps three Massachusetts landfills go solar

By Kelly Pickerel Republic Services and renewable energy company Soltage today celebrated the activation of a 13.5-MW solar energy project constructed on three former landfill sites, or brownfields, in Massachusetts. Based on preliminary estimates, this project is expected to produce enough electricity to power 1,900 local households.
The project has approximately 41,000 solar panels that will provide electricity for Massachusetts municipalities. These solar farms, located in East Bridgewater, Plainville and Randolph, are also expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 14,000 tons, which is the equivalent of removing the impact of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from almost 2,000 homes.
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