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Category Archives: Solar Benefits

7 Benefits of Solar Batteries

April 11, 2024

In recent years, the integration of batteries into solar energy systems has revolutionized the way we think about renewable energy. Batteries, once primarily associated with powering small devices, are now playing a crucial role in storing solar energy for homes, businesses, and even entire communities. In this blog post, we will explore the numerous benefits…  Read the entire post »

Do Solar Batteries Qualify for the Solar Tax Credit?

April 1, 2024

Solar power technology is gaining momentum worldwide, with both homeowners and businesses seeking ways to reduce their dependence on conventional energy sources and minimize their carbon footprint. One way to make this possible is by installing solar panels. However, adding solar batteries with a new system or even to an existing system is becoming increasingly…  Read the entire post »

Battery Fires: An Important Note on Home Battery Safety

March 18, 2024

Battery Fires: Why Are UL5940A and UL5940 Important? Batteries are a critical component of our move to a clean energy economy. Typically called Energy Storage Systems (or ESS) or BESS (Battery Energy Storage Systems), such systems are used to store solar power produced during the day so that it can be used overnight or on…  Read the entire post »

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter Snow and Cold?

March 11, 2024

As the mercury dips and snowflakes begin their silent descent, a common question looms in the air: does solar work in the winter if there’s snow on the solar panels? It’s a concern for anyone considering the leap to solar, especially in regions like New England where the winter months bring shorter days and snowy…  Read the entire post »

How Your Home With Solar Panels Can Charge Your EV

July 7, 2022

Change is hard.  Abandoning a way of life is difficult and we would be lying to claim that everyone at NE Clean Energy commutes to work with an EV. However, we believe in taking the first step to at least challenge your perception of the accessibility of an EV and how much converting would be…  Read the entire post »

Switching to a Heat Pump?

January 17, 2022

I’m often asked by my solar customers if their solar system will generate enough electricity for them to convert from a fossil-fuel-based heating system to an electricity-based heating system. As it turns out, this is not a difficult question to answer. It does however, require some knowledge about how much fossil fuel you use for…  Read the entire post »

The Golden Age of Solar Panel Sales

February 17, 2021

In 2020, we experienced not just a global pandemic but also devastating forest fires, hurricanes, floods, and heatwaves here at home. As a result of the record-breaking natural disasters in 2020, more people are realizing that (1) the climate is changing rapidly and (2) humans can play a role in managing it. Now, what does…  Read the entire post »

10 Things You Need To Know About Solar Panels This Year

August 13, 2020

There’s a lot of information about solar panels online nowadays, but navigating it isn’t always easy. I have curated what I think are the most important things you need to know about solar right now. This is based on what we tell people who contact us with questions about solar for their home or business. …  Read the entire post »

Why New England Clean Energy is Better

April 26, 2019

Last year we were awarded the 2018 “Best of The Best” National Award for solar installers and it really covered a good deal of what I would agree make us special, different and yes better. But as you may agree, it is best to look at one’s own business from a customer’s perspective, because that’s…  Read the entire post »

Wow, I’ve Got Solar so Why is my Bill so High? Seasonal Impacts

March 8, 2019

Winter always brings cold, snow, and a yearning for spring. But for us it also comes with questions from both old and new customers about their unexpectedly high electricity bills. Truth is, there is always a reason; the issue is just ferreting it out. Seasonal Impacts In winter the days are shorter, the sun is…  Read the entire post »