Municipal Renewable Energy In Worcester

Municipal Solar Installations: Worcester currently has thirteen active municipal solar systems, and two more solar projects in the works!

Wind Energy Regulations & Studies: The 2007 and 2010 regulations adopted by the City allowed for installation of the large- and small-scale wind turbines, respectively. Holy Name Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School’s 262-ft tall wind turbine is a symbol of wind energy in the city.

Municipal Renewable Energy Certificates: Adhering to the Council’s 2005 resolution, every year since 2009, the City has been greening its electricity by purchasing renewable energy certificates, thus significantly reducing the carbon footprint of its municipal operations.

Net Metering Contract with a Solar Farm: Through a solar net metering credit agreement with a local solar developer, Worcester is saving a significant amount of money on its electrical bills while supporting in-state renewable energy generation.