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Update on the Massachusetts SMART Solar program

January 10, 2019

You may have heard about the new solar incentive program known as SMART that was recently rolled out in Massachusetts. SMART stands for Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target program and is designed to support another 1,600 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity across the state in order to meet growing demand. According to Mass Live online, the allocations,...

Solar Panels Boost Home Resale Value

January 8, 2019

Did you know that installing solar panels can significantly increase the value of your property? According to a new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBL) called “Selling into the sun: Price premium analysis of a multi-state dataset of solar homes” rooftop solar adds significant value to U.S. homes across eight states. Where does...

What is Involved in a Solar Installation

December 17, 2018

If you have ever had work done on your home, you know how disruptive it can be. Depending on the amount and type of work, sections of your home can be off limits during construction or repairs. For example, if you are putting on an addition to your home’s structure, many times entire areas are...

“Green” New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

December 16, 2018

Most of us make some sort of promises or resolutions to ourselves about what we will do differently in the coming year. For some, it is eating healthy, exercising more, or getting and staying organized. These are all great personal resolutions that can improve the longevity of our lives and even improve our mood. But...

Solar Forecast for 2019

December 16, 2018

Over the past several months, we have heard numerous scientific experts on climate change discuss the advantages of renewable energy such as solar and wind options. We have also heard reports of the dangers for our planet Earth if we continue down the path of using fossil fuels at the rate we currently are. Findings...

What is Renewable Energy and Its Role in the United States?

December 10, 2018

We hear a lot about renewable energy in the news and how tapping into it is a major goal of our U.S. economy in order to cut our dependence on foreign energy sources. But what exactly is renewable energy, and is it catching on in the United States? Let’s take a closer look at renewable...