Oak Bluffs Water District Defends Forest Clearing for Solar Project

At a turbulent public hearing before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last week, a plan by the Oak Bluffs water district to clear forest for the town’s first municipal solar array came under fire.

Hearing Reopens on Revised Oak Bluffs Solar Plan

A plan by the Oak Bluffs water district to build a solar array off Barnes Road has been downsized, but continues to draw heat from ecologists who oppose removing a large swath of old-growth forest.

Large Solar Array Planned in Oak Bluffs

The Oak Bluffs water district hopes to offset costs by developing a three-megawatt solar array off Barnes Road.

Solar Canopy in the Works for Up-Island Cronig's

In a step toward energy independence and following the success of solar panels at their Vineyard Haven location, Cronig’s Market is planning to install a nearly $2 million solar canopy at its up-Island location.

Selectmen Consider Solar Car Canopies

Tisbury selectmen considered the possibility of building a solar car canopy in town.

West Tisbury Inaugurates New Solar Array

West Tisbury inaugurated a new three-acre solar array at the capped landfill on Tuesday, but the installation has been up and running since January.

Tisbury Heralds New Solar Panel Array

The sun was absent from the gathering, but celebrated nonetheless on Tuesday afternoon as the town of Tisbury dedicated its first solar array. The 1.2 megawatt project is tucked away behind the park and ride lot.

Solar Panels Create Noise Nuisance in Edgartown

Smith Hollow is a quiet neighborhood in Edgartown. But this past summer, the installation of a new municipal solar array added a new sound to the mix: incessant humming that all but drowns out the other sounds at some Smith Hollow residences.

Town Solar Projects Catch Rays in Edgartown

More than three years after the town of Edgartown made a bet on green energy, the town's municipal solar sites are now feeding power back into the grid. But getting to this point has been anything but easy.

South Mountain Joins Solar Power Cooperative

South Mountain Company of West Tisbury has been accepted for membership in Amicus — a national solar buying cooperative. Amicus is an association of independently owned solar companies that have joined forces to provide their customers with better industry pricing for products and services.

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