Green Street Solar Power begins construction on 4.1-MW rooftop PV project, will sell power to Attleboro MA schools
Written By: Stratton Report
October 27, 2016
On October 27, Green Street Solar Power, announced it had begun construction on a 4.1-megawatt high efficiency PV system in West Bridgewater, which the firm emphasized was the largest single rooftop installation in Massachusetts.
The system will be used to offset the electric bills for the Attleboro, Massachusetts public school system. Green Street Solar Power will own and operate the system long term.
Financing for the project was provided by Seminole Financial Services.
Chris Diaz, principal at Seminole noted:
“The West Bridgewater Solar System is an excellent example of the positive impact solar can have on local schools and municipalities. Seminole is proud to be a part of this project with a great developer like Green Street.”
Marc Furtado, Director of Finance for the Attleboro Public Schools.remarked: “We are thrilled about going solar with Green Street. Not only will the district save millions over the life of the system, but we’re having a positive impact on the environment, and setting a great example for our nearly 6,000 students.”
Green Street projects that the array will save Attleboro more than $3.5 million over 25 years.
Scott Kerner, Green Street’s CEO, remarked: “It’s projects like West Bridgewater that remind us why we got into the solar business. It’s incredibly rewarding to know that ultimately this project is benefiting kids, and we’re honored that the project will provide Attleboro schools with clean, reliable power for a generation.”