March 18, 2017
DORCHESTER, MA - On Saturday, March 18, members of Second Church in Dorchester and other community leaders gathered to launch Codman Square Goes Solar, an initiative focused on expanding access to solar to low-moderate income homeowners. The initiative includes coalition members such as Second Church in Dorchester, Codman Square Neighborhood Council, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, Community Improvement Association, Resonant Energy, and the Boston Metro East Community Energy Co-op.
As part of the 2016 Boston Interfaith Community Solar Project, Second Church in Dorchester recently installed a solar array on their historic church building. Alphonse Knight, a longtime member of the church and Chair of the Board of Co-op Power, remarked, “We have have been working for over five years to bring good green jobs to our neighborhoods here in Dorchester, and at the same time offer clean energy programs that save people money. The Codman Square Goes Solar Initiative has the potential to be our most significant project to date.”
Read the full press release here.