Council President Mark Sideris to Receive Award from Solar Energy Group

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Mark Sideris, City Council President.

Watertown City Council President Mark Sideris will receive an award from the Solar Energy Business Association of New England on June 21.

Sideris will receive the 2023 Solar Leadership Award (Local) at the fourth annual Summer Solstice at the Rooftop@Revere.

Details about why he was selected will be announced at the event. During Sideris’ time as Council President, Watertown has built the first two net-zero energy elementary schools in the state, and have designed and approved a net-zero energy high school — the second in the nation. The schools all have solar photovoltaic panels.

SEBANE’s mission is to protect and promote the New England solar industry through informed policy intervention, coalition building, and stakeholder education, according to the group’s announcement. Members include companies engaged in the solar energy business in New England including residential and commercial developers, installers, consultants, EPCs, manufacturers, distributors, and other service providers, as well as legal and financial professionals.

The Summer Solstice Event will be at the Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart St. in Boston, from 3-7 p.m. The event also includes a keynote address from Elizabeth Mahony, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, a legislative panel, remarks from SEBANE President Mark Sylvia, and from event sponsors.

Find out more about the event and register by clicking here.

One thought on “Council President Mark Sideris to Receive Award from Solar Energy Group

  1. Congratulations to Mark for promoting clean energy in Watertown and for listening to, and usually complying with, neighbors’ desires for how these buildings and their solar components are designed.

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