- Developing Renewable Energy Facilities on Closed Landfills
MassDEP Fact Sheet
- Photovoltaics on Massachusetts Landfills file size 1MB
Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Handbook.
- Solar Power Installations on Closed Landfills
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Report.
Massachusetts Landfill Profiles, July 2012
Spreadsheet includes information about facility ownership, operational status, acreage, wind speed, distance to nearest electricity transmission lines, and more.
- Landfills With Post-Closure Use Permits for Renewable Energy
All Massachusetts landfills where the development of solar, wind or other renewables has been approved by MassDEP.
- MassDEP Landfill Post-Closure Use Permits
Application forms and instructions
- MassDEP Landfill Post-Closure Use Permit Guidelines
Learn more about state permitting requirements.
- Examples of Completed Renewable Energy Projects at Landfills
A sampling of successful projects from across the state and country.