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November 14, 2023


How Long Do Residential Solar Batteries Last?

November 14, 2023

A residential solar battery for a solar panel system can play a massive role in taking your system to the next level. Storing excess power instead of sending it to the grid allows you to have access to a variety of different options as to what you can do with your generated solar energy. In…  Read the entire post »

Solar Projects Are Construction Projects: The Top 7 Reasons Solar Installs Don’t Always Go 100% to Plan

September 14, 2023

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular across the globe due to its numerous benefits to the environment, the economy, and the consumer’s wallet. But just like any modern technology, there are solar energy disadvantages that can cause roadblocks and challenges to face as the industry matures.   Solar projects are construction projects, which means they are…  Read the entire post »

The Seven Drawbacks of Solar

July 31, 2023

While solar energy is a renewable and clean source of energy, it does have some drawbacks that are worth considering before making the switch. Here are some of the main drawbacks of solar:  1. High upfront costs  The initial cost of installing a solar system can be expensive and, which can be a potential drawback…  Read the entire post »

Announcement: Fire Code Appeal

June 19, 2023

How much has the new fire code reduced the size of the solar arrays you’ve deployed or are deploying? We are collecting data from you to document the impact of the fire code on the deployment of solar panels on roofs and will use this data to work with the Department of Fire Services (DFS) and…  Read the entire post »

Buying Solar When Interest Rates are High

May 25, 2023

Solar loans interest rates, much like mortgage rates, are subject to macroeconomic forces that cause them to fluctuate. These rates dropped significantly during the pandemic, but have been steadily increasing since mid-2022. While there is little control over macroeconomics, there are steps that can be taken to secure a lower interest rate, with the key…  Read the entire post »

How Are Solar Panels Attached to Your Roof?

April 19, 2023

Solar panels can be a worthwhile investment; they pay for themselves, save you on electric bills, and reduce carbon emissions. But how are solar panels attached to your roof? In short, the installation of solar panels depends entirely on what covers your roof. In this article, we will unravel the installation process and the products…  Read the entire post »

How to Install Solar Panels

March 21, 2023

Are you wondering how to install solar panels? Solar power is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills, but the installation process can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, it’s not as complicated as you might think. In this blog post, we’ll break down the process into five easy steps…  Read the entire post »

Did 2022 Finally Make Solar Panels Beautiful?

January 31, 2023

2022 was a breakout year for solar. The Inflation Reduction Act, which kept the ITC at 30% as well as a major increase in the cost of electricity, made it possible for solar to become even more of a lower-cost alternative to traditional energy sources. But is solar now the new normal? Solar energy has…  Read the entire post »

Massachusetts’ Solar 10kW AC Limit – It Needs to End!

April 25, 2022

If you live in Massachusetts in NationalGrid or Unitil territory and have considered going solar, or went solar anytime since roughly 2016, you likely were told about the 10 kW AC Limit. And if you live in Eversource territory, you will soon know all about it too. What is the 10 kW AC limit? Basically,…  Read the entire post »