Western Massachusetts is preparing for its next big solar energy plant. This after the Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) -- which serves over 200,000 commercial and residential electric utility customers in the Bay State -- yesterday announced its plan to build a 4.2-megawatt (MW) solar facility in Springfield, Massachusetts.
You always remember your first... solar energy plant. And in the case of the people of Pittsfield in western Massachusetts, they will remember the roughly $10-million, eight-acre, 6,500 solar-panel power plant that is now the largest of its kind in New England. It is both the first plant in Pittsfield and first plant in all of western Massachusetts.