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Current Project Info

HeatSmart Marshfield text and logo with 2 rooftops and the blue circular Town of Marshfield seal

HeatSmart Program 

The Town of Marshfield has been selected to participate in  HeatSmart Mass, the latest community clean energy initiative supported by the state and our town government.

To help transition away from fossil fuel-based heating, HeatSmart Marshfield presents 4 clean heating and cooling technology options: (1) cold climate air source heat pumps (ASHP), (2) ground source (or geothermal) heat pumps (GSHP), (3) modern wood heating, and (4) solar hot water.

Learn more about HeatSmart Marshfield : http://wepowr.com/hsmarshfield

Key Accomplishments

Solar Array Project on Town’s Capped Landfill (December 2019 ) The Board of Selectmen voted to award a contract to No Fossil Fuel to construct a solar array on the town’s capped landfill on Clay Pit Road – bringing in $21,717,172 over the course of the 20-year contract. Construction and installation of the new 5.9 megawatt array will begin in 2020, with operations anticipated to begin in 2022. In addition to the array, a 3 megawatt battery will also be installed to store excess energy produced. Link to Patriot Ledger Article

Green Communities Grants – Marshfield has been awarded $981,935 of grant money for clean energy and energy efficient projects. For more info

Solar Power Purchase Agreement (January, 2014) is in effect for a solar project on a privately owned (Sylvester Ray Site) capped landfill in Marshfield. This agreement will save the Town money. Link to Article

Energy Efficiency Project (September, 2013 ) Learn about Marshfield’s $4.7M  energy efficiency project with Trane for town and school buildings. Environmental Impact

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