1. First Community Solar Plus Storage Project in Massachusetts Announced for Energy Leader Sterling Municipal Light Department by Origis Energy USA

    First Community Solar Plus Storage Project in Massachusetts Announced for Energy Leader Sterling Municipal Light Department by Origis Energy USA

    MIAMI--Origis Energy USA, Powering the Solar RevolutionSM with custom clean energy solutions, today announced the Sterling Community Solar + Energy Storage project under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Sterling, MA based, Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD). Representing the first community solar plus storage project 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 has been developed and will be owned by Origis Energy USA. Sterling Community Solar + Energy Storage will also be the first operational solar plus storage project in Massachusetts.

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    1. We are approaching the Light Department's self-imposed cap on commercial solar capacity, but introduction of a grid-scale battery system greatly reduces any concerns along those lines. This project is a very good match for Sterling and will greatly benefit its ratepayers.
    2. We have tremendous support from our community to implement progressive clean energy initiatives.
    3. The Sterling team has demonstrated leadership in clean energy adoption in MA.
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