New Hampshire is one of the few states that offers virtual net metering to all it’s electrical customers (see map). Utility customers can share the electricity output from a single power project.
The Peterborough, NH solar field is the largest in the state and was made possible by a private/public partnership.
Solar arrays located on a brownfield (filled sewage lagoon) in Peterborough, NH
Goofy big scissors for ribbon cutting
Barbara A. Miller, chairperson of the Peterborough Select Board.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke about alternative energy. Governor Hassan, Senator Ayotte (R-NH) and Representative Kuster(D-NH) sent representatives with letters about the importance of renewable energy.
Photo Op with Senator Shaheen and Rodney Bartlett. Rodney is Director of Public Works for the town of Peterborough, NH. He was instrumental in getting this project completed.
It may be dangerous but there is no pollution, fumes, noise or moving parts unlike a compressor station. This array will power the waste treatment plant and excess will feed the grid. It seems like an excellent use of brownfield land.