Alternative Energy – Photovoltaics –

Energy Providers

Sun Power Electric – Sun Power Electric builds and operates solar power plants in the northeastern United States.

PV Modules

Alternative Energy Store
26 Evergreen St., Chelmsford, Massachusetts USA 01824
Telephone: (877) 878-4060

ASE Americas, Inc.
4 Suburban Park Drive, Billerica, Massachusetts USA 01821
Telephone: (978) 667-5900 or toll free (800) 977-0777

Crystal Systems, Inc.
27 Congress Street, Salem, Massachusetts, 01970-5597 – Phone: (508) 745-0088 – Internet: – Products: multicrystalline-silicon ingot production systems

Enersol Associates
55 Middlesex Street Suite 221, N. Chelmsford, Massachusetts USA 01863
Telephone: (978) 251-1828

Environmental Solar Systems
119 West St., Methuen , Massachusetts USA 01844
Telephone: 978 975 1190

Evergreen Solar
259 Cedar Hill Street, Marlboro, Massachusetts USA 01752
Telephone: 508-357-2221

Lanes End Design
Off Spring Street, P.O. Box 437, Essex, Massachusetts USA 01929
Telephone: 978-768-6396

New England Solar Electric Inc.
401 Huntington Road, PO Box 435, Worthington, Massachusetts USA 01098
Telephone: (413) 238-5974

Plastecs Company
P.O. Box 578, Webster, Massachusetts USA 01570
Telephone: 508-943-1324

Schott Applied Power Corp.
235 Bear Hill Road, Waltham, Massachusetts USA 02451
Telephone: 781-890-8844

Solar Design Associates
PO Box 242, Harvard, Massachusetts 01451 – Phone: (978) 456-6855 – Fax: (978) 456-3030 – Email: – Internet: – Specialty: systems design, building integration, architecture

Solar Wave Energy, Inc.
523 Medford St., Charlestown, Massachusetts USA 02129
Telephone: 617-242-2150

Solo Sole
83 Bay State Avenue #1, Somerville, Massachusetts USA 02144
Telephone: 617 623-7849

Spire Corporation
1 Patriots Park, Bedford, Massachusetts USA 01730
Telephone: 781-275-6000 or toll free 800-510-4815

Sun Energy of the Berkshires
316 Merrill Rd., Pittsfield, Massachusetts USA 01225
Telephone: 413-447-7658

Sun Tech Solar Systems
River Road, South Deerfield, Massachusetts USA 01373
Telephone: 413-665-4100

Renewable Energy Concepts — photovoltaics, wind turbines, based in California


Design and Construction – Greenhouses and Solariums-

Conservatories and Sunrooms Buyers Guide – UK-based directory with information, frequently asked questions, listings of builders in the UK, Ireland, USA and Canada

Greenhouse Management Guidesheets – list of resources compiles to Purdue University. Information from disease control to business management.

H2outhouse, Inc. Greenhouses – plans for greenhouses and sunrooms, with links to suppliers and catalogs. Listings of kits and manufacturers.

Resources for Starting a Massachusetts Greenhouse Business – article from the University of Massachusetts Floriculture program.

Sunrooms and Conservatories by Brady-Built of New England – pricing information for several varieties of sunroom, list of local resellers, pictorial tour of site preparation, assembly and installation.




Agriculture – Local Farms –

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture – home of the Farm Products Guide for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties and the “Buy Locally Grown” Marketing and Public Education Campaign.

CISA’s list of “Local Hero” farms – over 70 Massachusetts farms

Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture – help locating Massachusetts-grown produce. Other resources include business-to-business links and upcoming events.

Atkins Farms Country Market – locally grown produce at a full-service supermarket in Amherst

Long Hollow Bison Farm – helping the bison make a comeback in North America. Located in Hadley, Massachusetts.

Marino Lookout Farm – Certified organic vegetables, fruits and herbs in South Natick, MA.

Massachusetts Association of Roadside Stands – guide to locating pick-your-own farms and roadside stands.



Alternative Energy – Solar Heating / Hot Water –

Solar Heating / Hot Water

New England Solar Electric Inc. – retail sales
We are a small, rural based solar electric company in the foothills of the Berkshires.
401 Huntington Road, PO Box 435, Worthington, Massachusetts USA 01098
Telephone: (413) 238-5974

Solar Innovations – manufacturer
1380 Gorham St. , Lowell, Massachusetts USA 01852
Telephone: 978-394-3555

Solar Tech Solutions – manufacturer
650 Huntington Ave, Suite 3B, Boston, Massachusetts USA 02115
Telephone: 617-264-4479

Sun Energy of the Berkshires – retail sales
Address: 316 Merrill Rd., Pittsfield, Massachusetts USA 01225
Telephone: 413-447-7658

Sun Tech Solar Systems – retail sales, wholesale supplier, service, contractor
Address: River Road, South Deerfield, Massachusetts USA 01373
Telephone: 413-665-4100

Vaughn Manufacturing Corporation
26 Old Elm St. PO Box 5431, Salisbury, Massachusetts USA 01952-5431
Telephone: (978) 462-6683

Renewable Technologies — designs, engineers, installs, and services energy systems including fuel cells, wind turbines, solar, thermal. Based in California.



Design and Construction – Sustainable Builders –

EEBA – Energy & Environmental Building Association — “The Energy & Environmental Building Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes the awareness, education, and development of energy efficient and environmentally responsible buildings and communities.” Searchable database of EEBA members, including builders.

Building Environmental Science and Technology — a Maryland-based consulting firm providing environmentally high-performance “green” building and remodeling technical support services.

Loken Builders – Energy & Resource Efficient Construction & Consulting – Montana-based firm specializing in personalized remodeling and new construction.

EcoBusinessLinks Sustainable Building Directory – links to builders, resources for sustainable building, alternative materials, sustainable real estate listings sources of building supplies.

Green Building Professionals Search – directory of builders, architects, consultants, interior designers, inspectors, and more.

New England Solar Homes – “devoted to the design of high performance environmentally responsive homes appointed in a number of popular regional styles.” Based in Arlington, Massachusetts.

Solar Design Associates – designs and builds solar powered homes. Based in Harvard, Massachusetts.



Miscellaneous Agriculture

The Food Project – “Creating Personal and Social Change Through Sustainable Agriculture” – community farming initiatinve in Boston and Lincoln, Massachusetts, providing organically grown food for city and suburb residents and providing youth leadership opportunities.

Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture – Programs for growers, regulations, links to state offices, downloadable fact sheets, news and events for consumers.

New England Small Farm Institute – “A private non-profit organization supporting beginning farmers and sustainable small scale agriculture throughout New England.” Small Farm Library, capital funds source, Small Farm Association, more.

Organic Trade Association – membership based business association representing the organic industry in North America. The O’Mama Report newsletter, the Organic Pages Online directory, industry information.

Sustainable Farming Connection – an information resource for farmers. Includes links to national and international organizations, local contact information for all U.S. states, information on sustainable growing techniques and marketing strategies.




Alternative Energy – Wind Power –

Bergey Windpower Co. – Manufacturer of small wind turbines for homes, remote power, villages, and water pumping.

Marlec Engineering Co.Ltd – Manufacturers of compact wind generators for marine and commercial use.

Renewable Energy Concepts — photovoltaics, wind turbines, based in California.

Renewable Technologies — designs, engineers, installs, and services energy systems including fuel cells, wind turbines, solar, thermal. Based in California.



Design and Construction – Site Consultants –

Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. – Agawam, MA-based environmental consulting firm. Offers services relating to: cost recovery, emergency response, environmental laboratory, industrial/environmental compliance, lead and asbestos/indoor air quality, property assessment, remediation system design and installation (Soil and Groundwater). subsurface investigation/drilling, training/industrial hygiene, underground storage tank compliance, wetlands/ecology.



Alternative Energy – Biomass –

Biomass Combustion Systems

“Biomass Combustion Systems designs, constructs and installs wood fired feeding, combustion and control systems. Our Horizontal Zoned Grate combustion technology can be installed under existing boilers to make them more efficient,safe and productive or form the center of a turnkey package for a new system including cogeneration.”
Product types: biomass energy boilers, biomass energy furnaces, biomass energy systems. Service types: design
16 Merriam Road , Princeton, Massachusetts USA 01541
Telephone: (508) 393-4932
FAX: (978) 464-5980

Catamount Pellet Fuel Corporation
* Business type: manufacturer
* Product types: biomass energy products, pellet fuel products.
* Address: 60 Printworks Drive, Adams, Massachusetts USA 01220
* Telephone: 413-743-8212
* E-mail: Send Email to Catamount Pellet Fuel Corporation

Reeves Wind Company
* Business type: retail sales, wholesale supplier
* Product types: uninterruptable power supplies UPS, biomass energy systems, wind energy systems (large), wind turbines (small), ocean energy systems.
* Service types: consulting, project development services, research services
* Address: 157 Nesmith St., Lowell, Massachusetts USA 01852
* Telephone: 978-441-6223

World Energy Alternatives
Biodiesel Supplier
90 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150

Greasecar — convert your diesel automobile to run on vegetable oil