485.1-kW solar photovoltaic array, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and installed by Nexamp and Florence Electric, is one of 12 statewide water & wastewater treatment plants to receive funding; and the largest ground mounted solar array in Massachusetts

Chelmsford, Mass. (August 19, 2010) – The Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Office, the Chelmsford Water District, and clean energy company Nexamp today announced the installation of a solar photovoltaic array at the Chelmsford Crooked Spring Water Treatment Facility, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

The 485.1-kW solar array will generate enough annual electricity to offset 844,680 lbs of carbon dioxide, and will provide approximately half of the power for the water treatment facility. The Chelmsford Water District’s array is the largest ground-mounted array in Massachusetts.