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  • Your Electric Bill After Solar Panels Are Installed

    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.

  • Why Choose Boston Solar - What Customers Have to Say

    Find out why people love Boston Solar and choose us more than any other Massachusetts based solar installer.

  • Environmental Benefits of Going Solar

    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.

  • Steps to Going Solar

    Interested in going solar but not quite sure where to start? We broke the process down into seven simple steps, so you can spend less time researching the process and more time going solar!

  • Is My Home Viable for Solar?

    If you’re wondering whether or not your home is viable for solar, you’ve come to the right place. In this week’s blog post, we’re showing you what’s considered a viable home for solar.

  • Selling Your Home with Solar

    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.

  • Off-grid, Grid-tied or Hybrid: Which Option Is Best for You?

    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.

  • Is Your Community Headed Toward Clean Energy?

    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.

  • What Happens When You Sell or Buy a Home with Solar Panels

    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.

  • Can Solar Lower My Summer Energy Bills?

    What if you didn’t have to choose between a comfortable home & a high energy bill in the summer? Installing solar panels on your home can reduce your need to run your air conditioner & offset your electricity usage. Boston Solar is the #1 MA based solar installer serving the North & South Shore, Central & Western MA.

  • Should You Get Solar Plus Telsa Powerwall?

    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 for the Environment?

    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.

  • Powering A Mini Split With Solar Energy

    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.

  • The Solar Power Quiz

    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.

  • How to “Electrify Everything”

    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.

  • Do Solar Panels Increase the Value of a Home?

    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.

  • Using Solar Energy While Working from Home

    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.

  • 5 Tips for Lowering Your Summer Energy Bills

    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.

  • Your Top Home Summer Projects Checklist

    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!

  • What Uses the Most Electricity in My Home?

    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.

  • Three Reasons to Be Thankful for Solar Energy in Massachusetts

    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.

  • How Do Solar Panel Snow Guards Work?

    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.

  • 5 Things to Consider When Planning for 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.

  • Earn Money by Referring Your Friends and Family To Solar

    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.

  • Are Solar Panels Free in Massachusetts?

    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.

  • Can I Install Solar Myself?

    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.

  • Common Mistakes That Increase Your Summer Energy Bill

    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.

  • Can Solar Power Your Air Conditioner?

    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!

  • The New Homeowner’s Guide to Going Solar

    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!

  • Going Solar in Waltham

    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!

  • How Do Solar Batteries Help When It's Overcast?

    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!

  • Should I Invest in Solar for My Rental Properties?

    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!

  • 5 Tips to Make Your Home More Sustainable This Fall

    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!

  • The Spooky Truth About Fossil Fuels

    Learn the spooky truth about fossil fuels! Boston Solar explains what fossil fuels are, how fossil fuels affect the environment, and alternative energy sources, like solar. If you’re feeling haunted by fossil fuels, give us a call today to schedule a solar consultation. We’re the #1 MA-based solar installer!

  • How Do Solar Panels Produce Energy?

    Find out how solar panels for your home work step by step in this blog from Boston Solar, the number one MA-based solar installer. What is solar energy? How do solar PV panels work on a house or building? Keep reading to learn more. Call Boston Solar today to schedule a consultation for your home solar installation.

  • Take Control of Winter Energy Price Hikes With Solar Power

    Learn how you can avoid winter energy price hikes with solar panels and batteries. Boston Solar explains how you can save on energy costs with solar while protecting yourself against fluctuating utility costs. Call us today to schedule a free solar consultation.

  • 5 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Solar Energy

    Learn all about the benefits of solar energy and the many reasons we have to be thankful for solar this Thanksgiving. From more jobs to a cleaner environment and solar incentives like the ITC, Boston Solar breaks down all the reasons why we’re thankful for solar energy in Massachusetts.

  • Another Trip Around the Sun—Boston Solar’s 2021 Year in Review

    Take a look at how Boston Solar and Massachusetts residents saved money, earned MA solar incentives, reduced carbon emissions, and improved the local community with solar panels this year. See what we did and 2021 and how you can go solar in 2022 with the leading solar company near you in Massachusetts.

  • Why 2022 Is the Year to Go Solar in Massachusetts

    Learn why the coming year is a great time to go solar in Massachusetts. Take advantage of solar incentives like the federal solar tax credit, the MA SMART solar incentive program, ConnectedSolutions, and so much more. Schedule a consultation with Boston Solar today.

  • How to Choose a Solar Installer

    Find the perfect solar company near you in Massachusetts. Learn how to distinguish between qualified and unqualified solar installers, and learn what to look for when choosing a commercial or residential solar installation company. Schedule a consultation with Boston Solar today—we’re the #1 MA-based installer!

  • What Is a Solar Microgrid?

    Learn more about solar microgrid energy systems, including how solar microgrids work and the benefits of solar microgrids. Boston Solar can help you find the right solar solution for your home with leading products like Enphase microinverters and batteries.

  • How Big Are Solar Panels?

    Residential solar panels tend to be around 65-75 inches long, 40 inches wide, and weigh around 40 pounds. Learn more about solar panel size and solar panel weight and find out how Boston Solar can help you maximize your roof space with a custom solar energy system. Call today!

  • Boston Solar Is a Proud Partner of the Boston Red Sox!

    See how Boston Solar is joining forces with the Red Sox to encourage more solar installations in Massachusetts. Learn more about the benefits of solar and how the Boston Red Sox are making sustainability strides in baseball. Looking for a home solar company in MA? Call us today!

  • Do Solar Panels Need Direct Sunlight to Work?

    Learn how well solar panels work in shade and cloudy weather in this overview from Boston Solar. Find out how much direct sunlight solar panels need and how we can maximize electricity production with a custom solar system for your home. Schedule a FREE consultation today!

  • 5 Green Facts About Solar For St. Patrick's Day

    Solar is the most abundant renewable energy source on the planet! Learn more green solar facts and find out how you can make sustainability a part of your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year with help from Boston Solar, the #1 home solar provider near you in Massachusetts.

  • Get Ready for Next Winter by Going Solar Now

    Keep electricity costs low and avoid winter energy prices spikes by going solar now! Solar panels power your home for free so you can save money. Beat the rush and schedule a free solar panel cost estimate with Boston Solar today. We’re the leading solar provider near you in MA. Call today!

  • What You Should Know About the Solar Tax Credit in 2022

    The federal solar tax credit is worth 26% of your solar installation costs in 2022! Schedule your solar installation before the end of the year to qualify for the 26% investment tax credit. Learn more about the solar tax credit in 2022 and schedule a consultation with Boston Solar today!

  • How Long Does it Take to Get a Solar Permit?

    It usually takes 40 days or less to get your solar permits. Learn more about the variables that impact solar permits, what types of permits you need to install solar panels, and what the solar installation timeline looks like. Boston Solar makes it easy to go solar in MA! Call us today.

  • Why You Should Install Solar Before Installing an EV Charger

    Cut costs and carbon emissions by charging your electric vehicle with solar power. Learn more about the benefits of solar-powered EV charging stations in your home. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today. We’re the #1 home solar provider near you in Massachusetts.

  • Can Solar Panels Power a Heat Pump?

    Can you run a heat pump with solar panels? Learn more about combining solar and heat pumps when electrifying your home’s heating and cooling system. Boston Solar is the #1 MA-based solar installer that can help you benefit more from home electrification upgrades. Schedule a solar consultation with our team today.

  • Do Solar Panels Reduce Attic Temperature?

    Solar panels help reduce attic temperatures and keep your entire home cooler. Learn more about how attic temperatures impact your AC costs and how installing solar panels can help you stay cool and save money. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today. We’re the #1 MA-based home solar installer!

  • Modernizing the Grid: The Case for Solar Batteries

    Get reliable backup power for your home or business and help modernize the grid with solar battery storage. Learn more from the leading solar company based in Massachusetts, Boston Solar.

  • Is My Electricity Bill High Enough to Justify Going Solar?

    Solar makes sense for most homeowners. Learn more about solar payback periods and if solar is a good investment for your home. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today!

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

    Make your house more environmentally friendly with these eco-friendly home improvement ideas from Boston Solar! Ready to make the switch to solar? Schedule a free consultation today.

  • How Do Solar Warranties Work?

    Solar panel warranties protect your investment and help you avoid expensive repairs. Learn more about how solar PV panel warranties work. Boston Solar offers some of the best solar panel warranties. Call us today!

  • Do Solar Panels Generate More Energy in the Summer?

    Learn what to expect from your solar panels in the summer and the winter. Solar panels generate electricity in all seasons so you can enjoy solar benefits year-round. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today!

  • What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Solar & You?

    Find out what the Inflation Reduction Act means for you, your healthcare, the environment, and your solar panel installation. Boston Solar breaks down the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 in this easy guide!

  • 7 Ways to Enjoy Labor Day Sustainably

    Follow these seven tips for a sustainable Labor Day in 2022. From post-parade clean-up to reusable party decorations, there are plenty of ways to celebrate an eco-friendly Labor Day. Learn more from Boston Solar.

  • Is Solar a Safe Investment?

    Solar is a smart investment for Massachusetts homeowners. From energy bill savings to solar incentives and tax credits, there are a lot of reasons to go solar now. Learn more from Boston Solar, Massachusetts’ leading local solar installer.

  • How Much Does It Cost to Install Solar Panels in Massachusetts?

    Find out how much solar panels cost in Massachusetts and what impacts solar installation costs. Get a free solar estimate from the leading solar installer near you in Massachusetts, Boston Solar. We can help you save with the 30% federal solar tax credit.

  • 5 Reasons Solar Should Be Part of Your Retirement Plan

    Solar is a smart investment for retirees! Lower your bills, gain access to tax credits and incentives, increase your home value, and more when you go solar now. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today.

  • Benefits of Solar Energy for Multifamily Housing

    Get benefits like tax breaks, lower energy costs, blackout protection, and more when you install solar at your rental properties. Boston Solar is the leading commercial solar company in Massachusetts. Contact us today to learn more about multifamily unit solar installation.

  • 10 Questions to Ask A Solar Company Before Going Solar

    Find out what other homeowners wish they knew before going solar! Ask these 10 questions before hiring a solar company in Massachusetts. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today. Local installer with over 10 years experience.

  • How Long Does it Take for Solar Panels to Pay for Themselves in Massachusetts?

    The average payback period for solar installation in Massachusetts is between 8 and 9 years and can be as low as 5 years. Learn more about average solar payback periods and costs in MA. Schedule a free consultation with Boston Solar today.

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