Kearsarge Southwick (Southwick, MA)
Kearsarge completed development, arranged all financing, and is the owner and operator of this 4.9 MW DC SREC II project, the largest in Massachusetts. The project is located on former agricultural land in western Massachusetts adjacent to current tobacco and corn fields. It required complex interconnection design, working with Western Massachusetts Electric Company now Eversource) to account for system upgrades planned for construction following completion of Kearsarge’s project. All net metering credits generated by the Project will be sold to the Town of West Springfield creating a landmark public-private partnership that will save West Springfield millions of dollars over the life of the project while the Town of Southwick will earn significant local tax revenues. Construction began in October 2014 and Commercial Operations commenced March 2015.