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).

Topic: Energy
Tool Type: Comprehensive Plan
Type of Place: City
Region: New England
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Jurisdiction: Municipality
Community Type: Suburban
Population Density: 1,000-2,999/square mile
Population Range: 25K to 100K
Taxonomy Master Topics: Solar Energy Policy
Solar Practice: Supports Accessory Solar Energy Use