Environment Watch of Southeastern Massachusetts Solar Report

February 2017

This report titled “Loss of Open Space, Cultural Resources & Community Character Caused by Industrial Ground-Mounted Solar Energy Systems in Massachusetts” looked at the impacts of ground-mounted solar on ecology and community.

This thorough report includes information on siting issues, operating and decommissioning issues, and examples of improperly sited ISGM solar projects. Overall, this report calls for stronger solar by-laws in Plymouth County towns and changes to current Massachusetts subsidies for solar!

Read the Report below:

Table of Contents of 2017 Solar Report by the Environmental Watch of Southeastern Massachusetts