Sterling Municipal Light Department and Origis Energy USA head “Community First” Celebration for 1 MWAC solar rooftop installation and 2 MWh energy storage system in Sterling, MA
STERLING, Massachusetts and MIAMI, Florida – April 17, 2018 – Origis Energy USA, Powering the Solar Revolution with custom clean energy solutions, and Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD) serving the Town of Sterling, MA, today celebrated the completion of the Sterling Community Solar + Energy Storage project.
Representing the first community solar plus storage and the first operational solar plus storage installation in Massachusetts, the project couples a 1 MWAC rooftop solar installation with a 1 MW/2 MWh energy storage system to deliver an annual base load of 1.7 MWh in dispatchable clean energy to the town’s ratepayers. It was developed and is owned by Origis Energy USA, delivering power and storage benefits to SMLD through a Power Purchase Agreement.
Sterling, MA residents, elected officials and solar and energy storage professionals joined the two companies at the celebration under a “Community First” theme, highlighting the collaborative effort the project represents for the Town of Sterling and the many professionals involved with its completion. The dedication of permanent signage marking the installation location served as a focal point