2011 News and Press Releases

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Has solar’s time finally come?

11/07/11  |  News Article

As storms rage and energy costs rise, economically viable solar energy for private homeowners is heating up in the U.S and in Massachusetts.

Beaver Agway Going Green

11/04/11  |  News Article

Astrum Solar installed a 64 panels array on Beaver Agway that will generate enough electricity to meet 75% of the building’s current energy needs.

Presidential Caterers goes green with solar energy upgrade

10/06/11  |  News Article

Astrum Solar Pennsylvania Regional Operations Center proud to install solar panels on a local family run business so close to home.

Astrum Solar Expands Operations and Offerings in New York State

09/27/11  |  Press Release

Company Introduces Solar Leasing through Constellation Energy to Make Solar Feasible for More New Yorkers

Responding to Increased Customer Demand for Residential Solar Systems, Astrum Solar Opens Massachusetts Office

09/26/11  |  Press Release

New Office to Serve Residents and Small Businesses in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island

Astrum Solar Offers Special Promotion Allowing Ohioans to go Solar for Free

09/26/11  |  Press Release

First 50 Customers who Sign up for Lease to Receive Incentive

The Other Solar Industry?

09/26/11  |  News Article

As manufacturing woes make headlines, Central Mass. installers like Astrum Solar thrive. The company has chosen Hopkinton for its fifth operations center.

Constellation Energy Launches Residential Solar Leasing Program

09/08/11  |  Press Release

Flexible Leasing Options Make Solar More Affordable for Homeowners

Enphase Claims Microinverter Outperforms NREL Estimates

08/31/11  |  News Article

A new study shows a 16% net benefit compared to traditional inverters. Astrum Solar was one of the contributors of the real world experience.

The Interview: Vadim Polikov

07/22/11  |  News Article

Astrum Solar is betting on the residential solar market to keep growing. The Baltimore Sun spoke recently with Vadim Polikov, Astrum Solar’s president, about the company, Constellation’s investment and prospects for residential solar.

Constellation Energy invests in residential solar company Astrum Solar

06/30/11  |  News Article

Astrum Solar, already in 10 eastern U.S. states, gained an equity investment from Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) to support its growth and expansion in 2011 and beyond. This is Constellation’s first investment in residential solar with Astrum, but the company has worked with BGE Home to install residential solar.

Constellation Energy Selects Astrum Solar for Equity Investment

06/27/11  |  Press Release

Energy Company’s Backing to Speed Growth of Home Solar Power Adoption

Residential Solar Installer Astrum Solar Snags Funding From Baltimore Utility Company

06/27/11  |  News Article

Constellation Energy, a provider of utilities in Baltimore, announced today that it is investing an undisclosed sum in residential solar panel provider Astrum Solar, one of the largest residential solar panel providers on the east coast.

Constellation Energy invests in Astrum Solar

06/27/11  |  News Article

Constellation Energy Group Inc. has formed a partnership with residential solar power system installer Astrum Solar, making a minority investment in the Annapolis Junction company.

Top Pennsylvania Home Solar Installer Urges Commonwealth Residents to Take Advantage of Remaining Sunshine Program Incentives

05/24/11  |  Press Release

With 94 Percent of Funds Utilized, Popular Program Could Cease as Early as June

Leading solar company takes “going green” to another level

05/24/11  |  News Article

Astrum Solar skips right over paper forms and deploys mobile business solution to their field staff on Blackberry devices to gain real-time insights into installations.

Astrum Solar and Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally Team Up for Special Residential Solar Celebration Event

04/22/11  |  Press Release

Leaders Join Solar Company to Mark Earth Day, Tout Sustainable Living in Ohio

Wind and Solar: Alternative Energy in Pittsburgh

04/06/11  |  News Article

Green energy has never been more affordable or accessible to Pittsburghers than it is today.