Will shade reduce your solar panel efficiency? What direction is best for solar panels? Learn from the Massachusetts solar experts at Boston Solar about all the variables that can affect your solar panel production and how to maximize your solar panel output. Boston Solar is the #1 Mass. based solar installer.
Wondering what it will take for solar panel maintenance in Boston, MA? Considering that solar PV systems last an industry standard 25 years, you’re going to want to know how to maintain your investment. Boston Solar uncovers solar panel maintenance costs, installation costs, and more.
The most recent reports from Greentech Media (GTM) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the U.S. solar market grew by 95% in 2016. Who wouldn't want to be part of that growth, with payback in 3-7 years, and on average 15-20% return on investment year over year?
If your familiar with solar in Massachusetts, you know about the SREC program. Today, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (MA DOER) announced an extension to the SREC II program. We'll discuss why the time to go solar is NOW before the next program is instated and what it's successor may look like.
Take a look at what an Eversource and a National Grid electricity bill will look like after installing solar panels on your Massachusetts home. Boston Solar uncovers how much solar electricity can save you each month, what a negative bill looks like, as well as other solar incentives like net metering, SMART incentives, & the federal solar tax credit.
One of the top concerns of homeowners with solar is how the solar panels are secured to the roof and how it affects or damages a roof. Will there be holes? Will it leak? Boston Solar prides itself on its 10-year workmanship guarantee. We know that solar will not make your roof leak and we guarantee that.
Tesla recently announced the Solar Roof, a mix of solar and non-solar tiles, is available for sale, but is the investment worth it? How does an investment into Tesla’s Solar Roof compare to a typical solar system?
If you’re thinking about going solar, it’s important that you choose the right solar company for the project. However, since not all companies are equal, here are some of the things you need to pay special attention to in order to ensure the best solar installation for your Massachusetts home.
At Boston Solar, we help homeowners and businesses throughout Massachusetts harness the benefits of clean, renewable solar energy. In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing just how going solar can positively impact our environment and the Earth we live on.
Boston Solar offers top-quality products to their customers. LG Solar provides high-power output, maximum efficiency, and new, stronger warranties. Learn more about why you should consider installing LG solar panels for your home or commercial property.
It’s time to get smart about Massachusetts’ new incentive program, SMART. At Boston Solar, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about SMART and how it can help you get the most out of your solar installation.
Dana Goodman, Community Programs Specialist at Boston Solar, interviews Boston Solar customer Dana Evans about her positive experience selling her home with solar. Evans discusses how solar added value to her home.
Are you looking for ways to use less energy and lower those energy bills over the holiday season? Check out these 5 simple energy saving tips from Boston Solar, your local solar contractor in Massachusetts. You can save by switching to LED lights, turning down the thermostat, and more.
See the impact that Boston Solar has had on renewable solar energy use here in Massachusetts in 2018. Boston Solar is the #1 residential solar contractor based in the state, with more than 3,700 solar panel installations. Learn more about solar power in Massachusetts here.
Take advantage of SMART program incentives and the 30% federal solar tax credit by investing in solar in 2019. 2019 is the last year for the full Federal Investment Tax Credit, so it pays to go solar this year. Learn more about the benefits of solar from Boston Solar, your #1 solar installer in MA.
Find out why winter is a great time to install solar panels here in Massachusetts — and what the benefits are to scheduling your installation before the spring. Boston Solar is the #1 residential solar contractor based in Massachusetts and is prepared to handle your solar installation even if it snows.
Find out how to keep your home safe from roof avalanches and extend the life of your solar panel system with snow and critter guards. Boston Solar installs snow and critter guards on residential solar PV systems in Massachusetts to give you peace of mind concerning your solar investment.
Find out if a grid-tied, off-grid, or hybrid solar PV system is best for your home in Massachusetts. Each solar system type offers various levels of energy independence and energy bill savings. Learn more about solar system options from Boston Solar, Massachusetts’ #1 residential solar installer.
Stay up-to-date on the SMART solar incentive program and find out if you still have time to install a solar PV system and qualify for SMART financial incentives. Boston Solar is Massachusetts’ premier authority on solar and local incentives, offering residential and commercial solar panel system installation as well as solar batteries.
Achieve even greater peace of mind concerning your residential solar investment with Boston Solar’s new Production Guarantee. We guarantee your new system will produce a specified amount of energy, or we’ll pay the difference! Learn more about this exclusive guarantee for Massachusetts homeowners.
Wondering if you can trust online solar calculators? Learn the difference between programs like Project Sunroof and Solar Reviews, and a customized solar quote from a trusted local solar expert. Boston Solar provides custom solar quotes and professional residential solar installation throughout Massachusetts.
Solar contractors use a lot of terms which may be confusing to homeowners and businesses who are considering solar — like inverter, grid parity, net metering, off-grid. Check out our guide to common solar energy terms to better understand widely used terminology in the solar energy industry.
Find out what incentives are available for electric cars and EV chargers — and how you can charge an electric car with solar panels. A number of incentives are available to homeowners and businesses who invest in EVs and EV charging. Learn more from Boston Solar.
Learn more about the solar installation process, the steps involved, and the typical timeline from start to finish. Find out how fast you could have solar panels installed on your home. Boston Solar is a leading installer of residential solar PV systems in the greater Boston area and throughout Massachusetts.
Learn about the many towns and cities in Massachusetts that are putting programs in place to conserve more energy and pave the way for a clean energy future. Boston Solar is a trusted local solar company in MA, helping homeowners and businesses alike understand the benefits of renewable energy.
Find out how solar affects home resale value — and what happens when you sell or buy a home with solar panels. Boston Solar, a Massachusetts based solar installer serving homeowners from Western Mass to the North Shore and South Shore, takes you through various solar real estate scenarios.
Find out how temperature, heat, and shading affect the efficiency of solar panels — with Boston Solar, Massachusetts’ trusted local residential solar expert. Boston Solar discusses the impact that heat and shading can have on solar energy production, and how contractors can maximize efficiency with proper installation.
Find out how clean solar energy benefits local communities in Massachusetts — by supporting the local economy, creating jobs, protecting the environment, and more. Boston Solar is the number-one Massachusetts-based solar installer, serving greater Boston, the North and South Shore, and Western Mass.
Is Tesla Powerwall right for your solar energy system? Investing in solar energy storage can give you access to greater energy independence and earn valuable energy efficiency incentives. Learn more from Boston Solar, Massachusetts’ trusted solar contractor and Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer.
Are solar panels good or bad for the environment? Learn about the environmental benefits of solar from the #1 local solar company in Massachusetts, Boston Solar, serving the North Shore all the way to Western Mass.
Did you know you can receive additional incentive income by adding solar battery storage to your system of solar PV panels? Boston Solar walks you through the ConnectedSolutions solar battery program, which compensates National Grid and Eversource MA homeowners for demand response throughout the year.
Combine your solar electric system with mini split installation for lasting energy efficiency and energy savings! Boston Solar has partnered up with NETR Inc Heating and Cooling to provide the power of solar with mini split heat pumps. Boston Solar serves the solar needs across Massachusetts.
Is it safe to install solar panels on your roof? Are there electrical dangers of solar energy? Boston Solar explains why a safe solar installation is key to reducing any risks involved with solar energy. Put your solar safety concerns behind you when you trust the licensed and experienced solar pros at Boston Solar.
If you have questions about solar energy or just want to show off your solar IQ, this is the quiz for you. Test your knowledge, and see what installing solar panels can do for your Massachusetts home. Boston Solar is the number one MA based solar installer, serving the North and South Shores all the way to Hampden.
Read what Boston Solar customers are saying about the real savings they’ve had from the Federal Solar Tax Credit, and incentives offered by the SMART program here in Massachusetts. Boston Solar goes above and beyond to educate our customers about all the savings available to go solar in Mass.
There are big savings to be had for homeowners in Needham who are considering solar installations for their homes. The Solarize Mass Plus program is back in Needham, offering rebates and incentives on air source heat pumps, electric vehicles, and a custom-designed solar power system from Boston Solar.
Get the details on solar net metering here in Massachusetts, and learn if your utility company offers the decades of energy bill savings that net metering can provide. Boston Solar is the Bay State’s number one MA based solar insaller, and will design and install a solar PV system designed for your needs.
Find out how investing in solar + storage can help you maintain your access to power, even during a power outage or power surge. Boston Solar is the top solar contractor and Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer serving customers across Massachusetts.
How can you be sure your solar installer isn’t trying to take advantage of you? These best practices are what keep the solar industry honest, and upfront. Before you start searching for “solar companies near me,” learn how Boston Solar is keeping up with the customer service standards of the solar industry.
Curious about what the electrify everything movement is all about? Learn how to electrify your home, and how you can power your environmentally friendly household with solar energy. Boston Solar is the #1 MA based solar installer, and is also an authorized installer of Tesla Powerwall.
Did you know there are programs available to help reduce the cost of installing solar panels on your Salem, Swampscott, or Nahant, MA home? Boston Solar is the exclusive solar photovoltaic installer with the Solarize Mass Plus program for homeowners on the North Shore. Solarize Mass Plus is powered by MassCEC and DOER.
What if you could spend less on your heating costs this year, and reduce the cost of installing solar panels on your Massachusetts home? Boston Solar has the money-saving home heating tips you’re looking for, from closing up your fireplace to scheduling a no cost home energy assessment. Learn more here.
NFL teams and stadiums across the country are using solar energy to reduce their energy consumption. Boston Solar uncovers how teams like the New England Patriots, the Falcons, and the Eagles are utilizing solar panels and LED lighting to make game day more sustainable. Boston Solar is a full-service solar contractor in MA.
Hoping to use your solar panels to keep the lights on during the next Nor’easter? Learn how combining a custom solar PV system with Tesla Powerwall or sonnenBatterie will keep your family safe and comfortable in the wind and snow. Boston Solar is a trusted solar contractor serving Salem to Springfield.
Learn how to make sure your new solar panel installation is covered by your homeowners insurance, and rest easy knowing your solar panels are a lasting investment. Boston Solar is a full service local solar installation contractor serving the North Shore, South Shore, greater Boston Metro area, and the Pioneer Valley.
Another trip around the sun — the same sun that the solar panels we have installed throughout Massachusetts are turning into renewable energy. Take a look at the year we’ve had here at Boston Solar, reducing the carbon footprint and energy bills of our friends and neighbors with professional solar installation.
Take a look at the long list of savings available for solar installation in 2020. Boston Solar walks you through the details of the tax credits for solar panels on a net metered property, SMART incentives, the Solarize Plus program, and much more. Schedule your free quote with Boston Solar today.
There are still incentives available to homeowners looking to reduce the cost of their solar installations in 2020. Learn how the Federal Investment Tax Credit, Massachusetts state offered tax breaks, & SMART incentive income can reduce how much it costs to power your home with renewable energy. Schedule a free quote.
Have you been wondering what is behind the house fires attributed to solar panels throughout MA lately? Learn what is causing these solar panel fires, and how you can avoid the dangers of a poorly installed solar PV system. Boston Solar is a 5 star rated Mass. based solar installer, with more than 4,000 safe installations.
How has solar technology progressed in the 21st century? Solar panels are getting cheaper and more efficient, which means there has never been a better time to go solar here in Massachusetts. Learn how the Federal Solar Tax Credit and SMART incentives can reduce the cost of installing solar with Boston Solar.
Wondering what SMART blocks are still available in your city? Boston Solar has compiled all the resources you need to sign up for the most lucrative Massachusetts SMART solar incentive block and start generating income from your renewable solar energy. Boston Solar is a full service solar installation contractor.
You already know solar energy is good for the environment, but what are the actual carbon-reducing stats of installing solar panels on your Massachusetts home? Boston Solar walks you through how much CO2 emissions your solar PV system can save when you trust a local solar contractor here in the greater Boston area.
Are you thinking of adding solar battery storage to your residential or commercial solar installation plans? Learn from Boston Solar, what it will take to qualify the cost of installing a solar plus storage system for the income tax incentive of the Federal Investment Tax Credit here in Massachusetts.
The city of Brookline, MA just banned the installation of new fossil fuel pipelines in homes and buildings. How does this affect the future of energy here in Massachusetts? Boston Solar uncovers the all-electric movement and the role that renewable solar energy plays in a low-carbon future for the Bay State.
A message from Boston Solar on what we are doing to maintain our best business practices, while accounting for the health and safety of our fellow Bay Staters amid the spread of COVID-19. With a combination of virtual solutions, employee screening, and sanitization measures, Boston Solar puts safety first.
Did you know there are many financial incentives to help reduce the cost of installing solar panels on your Salem, Swampscott, or Nahat home? Boston Solar walks you through the many incentives in the North Shore that make going solar that much easier—like the Solarize Mass Plus Program, Federal and state tax breaks, & more.
Have you been wondering about the benefits and available incentives for going solar here in Needham like the Solarize Mass Plus program along with state and federal solar incentives? Boston Solar is the official solar installer for the Solarize Needham program and can help you secure maximum savings on going solar.
By financing your solar installation with the right solar loan, you can keep your custom-designed system of solar PV panels cash positive while reducing your carbon footprint. Boston Solar uncovers the details behind $0 down solar financing, and how you can use solar incentives to get the most out of your system.
How much can you expect solar panels to increase the resale value of a home here in Massachusetts? Boston Solar uncovers what the research says about solar’s impact on real estate values, and how investing in solar now can pay off in the long run. Schedule a free quote from the number one Mass. based solar installer.
Are you concerned your energy bills are on the rise while you work from home this summer? Boston Solar can help offset your increase in energy usage, and prepare your home for decades of energy savings with solar-plus-storage installation. Boston Solar is a certified installer of Tesla Powerwall and sonnenBatterie.
Did you hear the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) incentive program has been doubled? Learn about the increased SMART blocks, and how you can take advantage of this lucrative solar incentive with your residential solar PV installation. Boston Solar is the number one Mass. based solar installer.
The temperatures are rising, and so are your cooling bills. So how can you reduce your energy usage at home, without sweating through your shirt? Boston Solar has been helping homeowners reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint as the number one Massachusetts-based solar installer.
Looking for a home improvement project to turn your summer at home into a productive season? Boston Solar shares some of the top home summer projects that can improve the comfort and enjoyability of your home. Plus, learn why now is the time to take advantage of the savings from installing solar panels!
Don’t wait until next year, by installing solar before the end of 2020, you’ll benefit from max solar savings. Learn more about the federal solar tax credit in 2020, SMART incentives, and how much energy residential solar installation can save your home, from the number one Massachusetts based solar installer at Boston Solar.
Concerned about the upfront cost of solar? Learn about your solar financing options, and how owning your solar panel system provides many more benefits in the form of solar incentives. Boston Solar can help you choose the right solar loan option, while designing a solar PV system customized to your energy needs.
Looking to get the most out of your solar battery capacity when the power goes out? These tips will help you save energy when the grid goes down. Boston Solar installs Tesla Powerwall and sonnenBatterie backup systems that combine with solar PV systems to keep your lights on during a power outage.
Every Boston Solar customer deals extensively with our Customer Experience Team, so why not get to know them a little better? Learn about what makes Boston Solar the number one Massachusetts based solar installer, and what most homeowners are surprised to learn about solar energy.
Not sure if your roof is right for solar energy? Learn which direction will provide the most solar production from your newly installed solar panels here in the Northeast. Boston Solar has nearly a decade of experience installing solar PV systems throughout Massachusetts.
AC or DC coupling—how do both work for saving all of the renewable and environmentally friendly solar energy with your solar battery storage system? Boston Solar unpacks the differences between the two, and how you can keep your lights on during an outage with solar plus storage. Get a free solar quote today.
Learn which appliances in your home are using the most energy, and how upgrading your home’s energy efficiency today can reduce your future solar installation costs. Boston Solar is the number one Massachusetts based solar installer, specializing in residential solar installation and solar battery storage.
Find out what Boston Solar is doing to maintain its best business practices while accounting for the health and safety of Massachusetts customers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With a combination of virtual solutions, employee screening, and sanitization measures, Boston Solar continues to put safety first.
Learn about the tax benefits of solar installation beyond the federal and Massachusetts state solar tax credits. Boston Solar ensures you understand every aspect of the savings you can see from installing solar, including the property tax exemption, sales tax exemption, and more. Schedule a free quote today.
Solar energy is good for the whole state of Massachusetts, from job growth to carbon emissions to energy resiliency. Boston Solar uncovers the reasons we should all be thankful for solar energy even in 2020, and how you can save on the cost of installing solar for your Massachusetts home.
Installing solar panels can change how snow accumulates on your roof in Massachusetts, but snow guards protect your home and family from the threat of avalanches. Learn how snow guards, snow rails, and snow pads work, from the Massachusetts solar installer, Boston Solar. Schedule a free solar quote today.
It has been a doozy of a year for everyone, but Boston Solar has still been able to make moves when it comes to solar installation throughout Massachusetts. Learn how many installations we’ve completed this year, how much energy and money we’ve helped save, and about other notable projects we are proud of.
The federal solar tax credit has been extended and will remain at its current 26% level for the next two years! Learn about the future of the Federal Investment Tax Credit and other ways you can save on solar installation from the number one Massachusetts-based solar installer, Boston Solar.
You can’t buy a perfectly designed solar PV system at a big-box store; it takes careful planning, design and installation from a local expert. But how long will solar installation take, and how can you pay for it ? Boston Solar has the five things you should consider before going solar.
Learn about the difference between “behind-the-meter” and “front-of-meter”, and what these terms mean for your solar panels and battery. Reach out to Boston Solar with any questions you have about solar energy, net metering, and other solar incentives. Schedule a free consultation today!
Boston Solar breaks down the many factors that contributed to Texas’ historic blackouts amid winter storm Uri and explains why a similar occurrence is unlikely in Massachusetts. Learn about clean energy measures and the importance of solar battery storage as we modernize the grid and move toward a more sustainable future.
Boston Solar makes it easy to claim your federal solar tax credit with this handy, step-by-step guide. Wondering whether you qualify, or how to file? Boston Solar is here to help and we always recommend speaking to a tax advisor to determine how solar energy tax incentives apply to your personal tax situation.
Learn about the new administration’s plans for renewable energy and green initiatives, and find out how Americans in Massachusetts and across the country stand to benefit from clean energy generation policies. Boston Solar is the #1 MA-based solar installer. Schedule a free solar quote today.
Get the latest information about the SMART program and find out which blocks are still accepting solar project applications. Boston Solar is the number one MA-based solar installer and can help you qualify for as many solar incentives as possible. We’ll handle the entire SMART application process for you.
Meet the Enphase Encharge and find out whether this solar battery is right for you. How does the Enphase battery work? How much does an Enphase battery cost? Get answers to these questions and more from the number one MA-based solar installer—Boston Solar. Call today to get a free solar quote.
Find out how you can earn money by referring solar to your friends and family with Boston Solar’s refer-a-friend program. There are no limits to the number of friends you can send our way, and we’ll pay you up to $525 for every referral. Download our app and refer your first friend today.
Find out how your electric bill will look different after you have solar panels installed and learn how to read an average electric bill with solar panels. Boston Solar clears up the confusion around solar panels and electric bills and explains how going solar can make your electricity bill negative.
Learn about the differences between solar leases and solar loans, and find out which might be the right choice for your solar panel installation. Boston Solar offers solar loans for homeowners through Mass Solar Loan and Sungage. Give us a call today to learn more and get a free solar quote.
Find out how you can pay $0 down and be cash positive with solar in Massachusetts. Boston Solar offers affordable financing options and can help you save or even make money with solar incentives like SMART and net metering. Get a free, custom solar quote online today.
Thinking about a DIY solar panel installation? Learn about the pros and cons of installing your own solar panels and find out why it’s usually best to leave this project to a professional. Get help with your solar panel installation from the #1 MA-based solar installer—Boston Solar. Get a free quote online today.
Are you making one of these common mistakes that increase your summer electricity bills? Boston Solar explains what you should avoid if you want to save money on electricity this summer. We’re the #1 MA-based solar installer and we’re here to help you reduce your energy consumption and prepare your home for solar panels.
Find out whether it makes more sense to install a solar battery now or in the future. Can I add a solar battery to my solar system later? How much does it cost to add battery storage to a solar system? Get answers to all of your questions about solar batteries from Boston Solar, the #1 MA-based solar installer.
Check out this list of our favorite hikes, trails, and scenic places in Massachusetts, and get outside this summer! Boston Solar is proud to protect the natural environment by bringing clean, renewable solar energy to homeowners across the state and is here to help you get started on your solar journey.
Learn how solar helps cut air conditioning costs for Massachusetts homeowners. Boston Solar can design a custom solar power system that offsets your air conditioner’s energy consumption and reduces your summer electricity bills. Schedule a free consultation today!
Learn everything you need to know about going solar as a new homeowner in this guide from Boston Solar. Whether you’re installing solar panels on a new home or buying a home with solar panels in Massachusetts, we can help. Schedule a free consultation today!
Go solar in Waltham with help from the solar experts at Boston Solar. We’re the number one Massachusetts-based solar company and we can design a custom solar energy system for your Waltham home. Schedule a free solar consultation today!
Learn how solar battery storage works, and how a solar battery will help you during a summer storm. Boston Solar is the #1 MA-based solar installer, and we can help you protect your home during a power outage with battery storage. Schedule a free consultation today!
Learn everything you need to know about installing solar at your rental properties from the #1 MA-based solar installer, Boston Solar. How can landlords benefit from solar? How does solar work for a rental property? Boston Solar answers these and more questions. Click here!
Learn why solar panels can’t provide backup energy on their own and how Boston Solar can help you find the right backup power source for your home. We’re the #1 MA-based solar installer. Call today to schedule a free consultation.
Try out these five tips to make your home more sustainable this fall from the Boston Solar team. We’re proud to be a resource for homeowners looking to make sustainability upgrades and would love to help you learn more about the benefits of solar panels. Schedule a free consultation today!
Learn everything you need to know about solar inverters from the experts at Boston Solar. How do solar inverters work? Are there different types of solar inverters? Keep reading to learn more. Ready to start your solar journey? Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today!
Check out this list of the best places to see fall foliage in New England from the team at Boston Solar. We’re the number one Massachusetts solar installer and we’re proud to help preserve the region’s natural beauty by helping local homeowners and businesses go solar.