Solar Power Plants in the USA - Massachusetts
Canton Landfill
Location: MA
Operator: Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC
Configuration: 5.75 MWp PV
Operation: 2012
System supplier: Jinko
EPC: Gemma
Quick facts: On 4 Jun 2010, Southern Sky Renewable Energy was selected by the Canton Board of Selectmen to construct this PV plant on 15ac of the 40ac town landfill. At completion in Aug 2012, it was the largest PV plant in New England. There are about 18,000 panels.

Photograph courtesy of Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC
Posted 30 Mar 2013

Maverick Gardens
Location: MA
Operator: Boston Housing Authority
Configuration: 37 kWp PV
Operation: 2005
System supplier: RWE Schott
EPC: Solar Design Associates, Lighthouse Electrical Contracting
Quick facts: This PV system was included as part of a major rehabilitation of an East Boston housing project. The array is comprised of 112 RWE Schott 330W modules on a rack-style steel mounting system. Fourteen SMA Sunny Boy 2500W inverters interface to the building's power distribution system and electricity is used immediately within the building or sold to the local utility. The system is monitored with a National Instruments Data Acquisition System.

Photograph courtesy of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
Posted 30 Jul 2005

Silver Lake
Location: MA
Operator: Western Massachusetts Electric
Configuration: 1.8 MWp PV
Operation: 2010
System supplier: ??
EPC: American Capital Energy
Quick facts: Construction on this plant began on 21 Jun 2010 and it opened on 26 Oct 2010. The site is on former GE property, now the William Stanley Business Park on Silver Lake Boulevard in Pittsfield.

Photograph courtesy of Western Massachusetts Electric
Posted 20 Nov 2010

 
Sutton Distribution Center
Location: MA
Operator: National Grid
Configuration: 938 kWp PV
Operation: 2010
System supplier: ??
Quick facts: The Sutton/Northbridge site is on top of a distribution center on Main Street, located on the town line between Sutton and Northbridge. Regulatory approval was received in Oct 2009 and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on 27 May 2010.

Photograph courtesy of National Grid
Posted 15 Mar 2011

Waltham HQ
Location: MA
Operator: National Grid
Configuration: 225 kWp PV
Operation: 2009
System supplier: ??
Quick facts: This project on National Grid's HQ has 736 panels at three different roof-top locations.

Photograph courtesy of National Grid
Posted 15 Mar 2011

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 20-Mar-2013

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