Amherst, MA, Master Plan
Adopted February 2010
By: Town of Amherst
The town Master Plan's Natural and Cultural Resources element mentions solar in its sustainability strategies, such as creating zoning regulations and local tax incentives to encourage or mandate green elements, including renewable energy use (Strategy NC.4.B).
The Services and Facilities element includes a strategy encouraging financial incentives and partnerships for solar energy use (Strategy S.6.B).
2010 Population: 37,819
2010 Population Density: 1,370.06/square mile