New solar plant opening in Belchertown

Will produce 1.5 megawatts of solar energy each year

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – Belchertown has become the latest western Massachusetts community to launch a solar facility.

Thursday, Nexamp and SunEdison celebrated the opening of their newest solar installation on the Evergreen Golf Site on Ware Road.

Spokesperson Laureen Sanderson told 22News that the facility will produce 1.5 megawatts of solar energy annually, and deliver significant tax revenue to the town.

The opening of the facility represents Nexamp’s 35th solar installation in Massachusetts.

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