- May 7, 2022
- Posted by: Bastion team
- Category: World News
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A company that combines solar panels with masonry blocks to make urban renewable energy is being welcomed to the city with subsidized taxes and economic development funding.
It will go to the City Council for final approval at next week’s meeting.
“SolaBlock is an innovative clean energy company that I’ve been working with for the past two or three years now, trying to bring their operations to Pittsfield, I’m very excited that they’re planning to come here,” Pittsfield’s Business Development Manager Michael Coakley said.
“SolaBlock combines a solar panel masonry block and then creates a solar wall which is very innovative, it’s the only one in the country, in the world for that matter, they plan to create a minimum of 17 full-time clean energy manufacturing jobs, with salaries ranging from $37,000 to $55,000, they plan to lease the recently vacated 10,000 square-foot building over at 15 Hubbard Avenue, which was the Modern Mold building.”