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Appie of the Year

We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to Brant Cheikes, the 2022 Appie of the Year Award recipient for the western Massachusetts Chapter! Brant is finishing his third year as the Chairperson for the Western Mass Executive Committee, after agreeing to take on a third year when no chair could be found for 2022.

Help MA Determine Where to Locate Solar

As the Commonwealth of Massachusetts addresses climate change through renewable energy development and other strategies, AMC and partners have urged Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to identify areas where solar development should be avoided and encouraged. A solar siting analysis by DOER found that almost 8,000 acres of forest and farmland were developed for ground-mounted solar between 2010-2019.