Jiminy Peak to Install Solar Farm
2.4 megawatt solar array could go online this summer.
Friday, April 17, 2015, NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com
Following in the footsteps of Berkshire East, Jiminy Peak has announced a 2.4 megawatt solar farm will be constructed to the east of the resort, off Brodie Mountain Road.
The project was initiated by EOS Ventures, a sister entity of Jiminy Peak operating company Fairbank Group. Northeast based Nexamp will build and operate the $6 million, 12 acre solar farm.
It is not known how much public money will be used to construct or operate the solar array, but Hancock voters approved a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes arrangement involving electricity credits.
Jiminy Peak previously installed a $3.9 million, 4.6 megawatt wind turbine in 2007.
Berkshire East installed a 500 kilowatt solar farm in 2012, while Mt. Abram in Maine added a 245 kilowatt array in 2014.
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