Spring Forward and Own Your Energy

Spring forward to lower energy bills, energy ownership, and savings from sunshine. Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Spring is here! The days are getting longer, which means more sunshine each and every day. It’s the perfect time to spring your electricity bill into the future with solar. Why? With the amazing news that we’re … Continue reading “Spring Forward and Own Your Energy”

Belmont Goes Solar, in a Big Way

Going solar with your friends and neighbors makes it more fun, doesn’t it? Well, Belmont did just that…and in a big way. Through a community program with Direct Energy Solar, the Belmont Goes Solar community program allowed over 250 households to switch to solar energy, making it the most successful solar campaign in Massachusetts. The … Continue reading “Belmont Goes Solar, in a Big Way”

Solar Power: Affordable, Local and Bright

Solar power is shining in the U.S. With initiatives to make solar affordable for all Americans and regional solar installers on the rise, now is a great time to go solar and get the most out of your investment—with the bright idea of solar ownership. Summer is still in full swing (as you probably know … Continue reading “Solar Power: Affordable, Local and Bright”

How Do I Evaluate a Solar Proposal?

There is no shortage of solar installers these days—it truly is a buyer’s market. You’ve probably already been inundated with offers via email and post. But as you begin exploring your options, how do you separate reputable installers who genuinely want to save you money—from those who simply want to take your hard-earned cash? Below … Continue reading “How Do I Evaluate a Solar Proposal?”

Checklist: Do You Qualify for the Solar Investment Tax Credit?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations have never been more affordable than they are today. But with the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), installing PV panels becomes 30% cheaper. Not surprisingly, the ITC is one of the most popular green incentives in the industry. And it has helped bring solar power within easy financial reach of millions … Continue reading “Checklist: Do You Qualify for the Solar Investment Tax Credit?”