Category Archives: Company News

“On The Level” About Solar

April 27, 2017

I recently went into the WCRN-AM 830 studio to be a guest on “On The Level With Steve Quist,” a popular home improvement show. It was a lot of fun, as always (I’ve been on several times), and hopefully it was informative for those learning about solar. Here is the interview, broken into three 7-10…  Read the entire post »

Our Survey Shows Solar Creates More Energy-Conscious Consumers

April 25, 2017

The results are in from our recent New England Clean Energy 2017 Customer Insights Survey and they’re exciting. Highlights: Solar is creating more informed and energy-conscious consumers Solar is now part of mainstream American culture, or at least it is in pockets around the country including New England More people view solar as a solid investment compared…  Read the entire post »

Go Solar From Your Couch!

April 7, 2017

OK, so I exaggerate a bit. But you can learn about going solar from your couch. Grab your laptop, tablet or smart phone and sit in on my 30 minute webinar and learn The Basics of Solar.  In the webinar I’ll cover how solar electric systems work, I’ll help you understand if a solar system…  Read the entire post »

Conversations with Solar Owners

March 28, 2017

I’ve been talking about solar for over 10 years now. Much as I love it, sometimes I get tired of listening to myself talk or, in this case, write. So today, I give you solar commentary direct from “the horse’s mouth” i.e. real-life solar customers. These four short videos answer your burning questions about solar:…  Read the entire post »

N.E. Clean Energy Installs its 5th System at Non-Profit Nature’s Classroom

March 1, 2017

This post has two parts: The feel-good main story, and a tough but true statement on how Massachusetts solar policy is stifling commercial solar development, which I’ve restricted to the inset box. On to the fun stuff. You’ve heard the saying “practice what you preach.” At Nature’s Classroom, they practice what they teach. If you’re…  Read the entire post »

N.E. Clean Energy Ranked #3 Most Reviewed Installer in U.S.

February 23, 2017

Independent website and solar resource Solar Reviews released a list of the Top 100 Solar Installers with the Most Customer Reviews last night. The big news in our neck of the woods? New England Clean Energy has more positive consumer reviews than any company in the Northeast, and all but two solar installers in the…  Read the entire post »

Solarize Medfield Community Program Ends at Tier 5 Savings

January 31, 2017

Today I turn the microphone (pen? mouse?) over to Solarize Medfield Solar Coach Marie Zack Nolan, for this statement about the success of the community solar program, which ended in late December, and for which New England Clean Energy was the installer: “I am thrilled to report that the Solarize Medfield community initiative reached Tier…  Read the entire post »

Here’s to a Sunny, Solar-Filled 2017

January 18, 2017

Let’s face it — the mood around the country is unsettled to say the least. But there is much to be optimistic about, like the fact that the U.S. government extended the 30% federal tax credit on solar energy systems through 2019. And no matter what’s going on around you, you can always count on…  Read the entire post »

Holiday Break

December 23, 2016

Our office is closed as of this afternoon for our annual holiday break. We re-open on January 3rd and look forward to helping you with solar then. If you are itching to start your solar journey before then, look around this blog and our main website for lots of information on how solar works and…  Read the entire post »

Recycled Solar and a Helping Hand

December 23, 2016

I work out at the ATC Center in the old mill building where New England Clean Energy has our offices. One of my workout friends is Abby, an occupational therapist who is always looking for new ways to incorporate functional strength and balance work into fun therapeutic activities for her patients. Who knew one empty solar inverter box from New…  Read the entire post »