Texas based PowerPlus is proposing a 150 MW lithium ion storage battery system in a residential neighborhood in Carver MA. Governor Baker calls this clean energy-it will store electricity from fossil fuel plants until maybe some day in the future there is renewable electricity in SE MA that needs storage. Carver already has 19 large ground mounted solar projects with battery storage. We’ve done our part. Put it elsewhere.
MEPA RUBBER STAMPS Cranberry Point environmental report. See the Certificate here. CLWC MEPA comments here and exhibits here Carver Concerned Citizens MEPA comments here Cranberry
Cranberry Point – Power Plus facility requires state Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) approval. Read more here. Save the Pine Barrens intervenes at EFSB, submits
Milanowski was Town Administrator who deceived, coerced and bullied voters to pass zoning change at Town Meeting that opened the door for Cranberry Point 150
Carver Selectboard and Planning Board tell state they oppose Cranberry Point zoning exempt More than 120 residents send letters to state Siting Board opposing Cranberry
In Massachusetts, siting board hearings concluded on 10/31/22 on PowerPlus Cranberry Point BESS storage system. The 150 MW project will be located in a residential neighborhood abutting cranberry bogs and over a sole source drinking water aquifer. Experts testified that CP’s application was incomplete and did not have adequate protections for safety and prevention of air toxics in the event of a thermal runaway that will release toxic hydrofloruide gasses.