Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Top 25 residential solar installers in Massachusetts

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From 2010 to April 2014, the Massachusetts Solar Carve-Out program has catalyzed a solar installation industry in the Bay State. In that time, over 10,000 residential solar installations were completed by 266 installers. To the benefit of our entertainment for the day, all of this information is listed publicly on the Mass.gov website at the […]

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Rooftop solar assessment tool out of MIT

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An MIT team recently created a rooftop solar assessment tool and has licensed it to a startup at Mapdwell.com. The tool uses 3D mapping technology to determine the viability of every rooftop in a few communities where it is currently available. Those communities include: Wellfleet, Cambridge and Boston in Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and Washington County, OR. […]

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MA Rebate Program Boosts Funding

Recent apprehension for government-funded solar energy development in the wake of the Solyndra and MA-based Evergreen Solar bankruptcies hasn’t kept MassCEC from pumping additional funding into the increasingly popular Comm II Solar Rebate Program. The program receives funding from MassCEC’s Renewable Energy Trust, which raises revenue from a surcharge on electricity bills. Over the last year […]

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