Energy - Solar, Wind, Hydro
and Tidal Power Energy Production
has roof space and land available to lease or for power purchase agreements
(PPA) for solar, wind, hydro and tidal power projects.
Properties completed construction of a 250KW solar Photovoltaic (PV) project
at TradeCenter 128 and 8 Cabot Road in Woburn, MA. We partnered with Canadian
Solar, Schuco, Solectria Renewables, Unirac & Panel Claw, and Munro
Distributing and have received grants from the Massachusetts Technology
Collaborative. Cummings Properties has more than 10 million square feet
of commercial real estate with significant roof space for potential solar
projects. Our properties also include space for potential ground-mounted
Cummings Properties owns and operates buildings with significant wind
resources in high visibility areas, and is currently monitoring for average
wind speeds. Cummings is looking for partners seeking to own and operate
wind turbines for electricity generation in prominent highway or coastal
locations in eastern Massachusetts.
Power - Hydro Power Generation
Cummings Properties owns an ideal location for both micro-tidal or hydro
power with an existing salt water weir. The beginning of the Bass River
tidal estuary is situated on the southwest corner of the Cummings Center
property in Beverly, MA. Cummings Properties is exploring the potential
for tidal power generation in an existing drainage channel in this location.
The property also includes two mill ponds from the site's former operation
in the early 1900s. The original tidal grist mill on this historic site
operated was first approved by the Salem Town Council in 1645 and then
operated as Friend's Mill until 1890.
owns and operates more than 80 large and very large commercial buildings
in Boston's northern suburbs, in both NSTAR and National Grid territory.
Our facilities include significant electrical infrastructure suitable
for large alternative energy installations.
Properties, a supplier of first-class suburban Boston office space, supports
the Massachusetts Green Communities Act that calls for meeting at least
20 percent of the Commonwealth's electric load with clean renewable sources
of energy by 2020.
from the Secretary of Energy