Amherst, MA, Master Plan

Amherst town, MA

Solar Energy

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.B.8).

Jurisdiction: Municipality
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Taxonomy Master Topics: Solar Energy Policy
Region: New England
Population Density: 3,000-4,999/square mile
Population Range: <25K
Type of Place: City
Solar Practice: Supports Accessory Solar Energy Use
Topic: Energy
Tool Type: Comprehensive Plan