Tag Archives: SRECs

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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Study Finds that Solar Power is a Bargain for Ratepayers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

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A study recently released by the Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association (MSEIA) and the Pennsylvania Solar Energy Industries Association (PASEIA) conducted by Clean Power Research concludes that solar power delivers far greater value than it costs. Key points in the full text of the report include: Power is priced every hour in an auction The […]

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Will SREC Prices Affect Solar Leasing?

Several forums, including this one, covering residential solar developments have commented on the volatility of SREC markets in some states. But few have yet to note the potentially tremendous impact on solar leasing, and residential solar adoption in general, in those SREC states experiencing severe fluctuations in pricing. You may have read how the New […]

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Comparing SREC Aggregators? Here’s What to Look For

Anyone interested in installing panels, or who already has, has probably heard of solar renewable energy credits, or “SRECs”. An SREC is basically a rebate for PV system owners. But instead of one big payment based on capacity (e.g., $1.00/watt), the rebate is based on solar electricity generation, and thus paid out over time. PV […]

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An Interview with SRECTrade

We spoke with Brad Bowery from SRECTrade about the SREC market and how SRECTrade is making it easier for homeowners to understand and monetize SRECs. Transcript RS101:  Hi, This is David Belden withResidential Solar 101 here with Brad Bowery the CEO of SRECTrade. BB: Thank you, Thanks for having me. RS101: So to start off I’d love […]

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Pennsylvania Solar Rebates: A Closer Look at the Sunshine Solar Program

Are you are homeowner in Pennsylvania? Have you heard of the Sunshine Solar program? Before we go into details about the program, did you know that in June, Pennsylvania receives just as much solar radiation as South Florida. So if you think Pennsylvania is not suited to solar then think again. In fact, state law makers want […]

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New Jersey Solar Rebate Program Sold Out, Again!

The New Jersey solar rebate program has stopped taking applications as of Tuesday due to the overwhelming number that have been lodged over the past weeks. The Board of Public Utilities spokesman (BPU) Greg Reinert says applications were suspended in April when the program reached its monthly limit. On May 3rd, when the next funding cycle began, there […]

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Making Money with New Jersey SRECs

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In addition to the federal investment tax credit, in which 30% of your solar investment can be written off against your taxes no matter where you live, states like New Jersey have begun to offer tremendous local incentives for residents to adopt solar lifestyles.  One of those incentives is known as a Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC), which can appear […]

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