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Decreasing Solar Incentive Casts Shade on 2020

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If you are thinking of investing in solar for your home or business in the coming years, you may be wise to do so in 2019. Why? The 30% federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC)–the largest solar incentive available in Oregon and many other states–is scheduled to begin phasing out in 2020. Fortunately, it will not […]


SB 9 and The Future of Connecticut’s Solar Industry

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    Though legislators were involved in an emergency session just a floor below and could not attend, many business owners and concerned citizens turned out for the Acadia Center’s Forum on the Future of Solar Energy on January 22nd at Connecticut’s state capitol.   The panel consisted of Claire Coleman (Connecticut Fund for the […]


Solar + Storage: Counteracting CT’s Net Metering Rollback

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Connecticut has recently passed a bill that dismantles solar net metering–a move which has caused huge upset with the state’s solar customers. For now, those customers that already have solar are grandfathered into net metering through 2039. However, as our representatives fight for common-sense climate legislation, we in the solar industry are left to wonder: […]


Does Solar Work in Oregon?

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  It’s a fair question, and one that we hear frequently from homeowners on the wetter side of the Cascades who are relatively new to the technology.  While you’ve probably heard dramatic stories of solar electricity prices beating out coal and natural gas in the sunny expanses of the Mojave, it can be hard to […]


Lakeview Main Library

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The Main Library in Lakeview County is now running on solar energy. The 22.6 kW project consists of 78 solar panels, generating about 30% of the library’s energy needs. For more information about the project and the participants that helped make it happen, please visit: https://www.lakecountylibrary.org/solar-power.html


MxCC Powers Up New Solar Energy System

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A ribbon-cutting event was held at Middlesex Community College in celebration of the completed installation of their new ground mounted solar system totaling 344 solar panels. The event was attended by Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State College and Universities system (CSCU), and representatives from the college, CSCU central office, Sunlight Solar Energy, and […]


Sunlight Solar Launches New Production Guarantee

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      Sunlight Solar Energy is proud to announce our 5-Year Anniversary and Production Guarantee Program beginning October 1, 2018.   We stand behind our services and take pride in being able to provide the most efficient and eco-friendly solar electric systems in the industry. We know your decision to go solar is a […]


18th Annual Green Tour – September 29, 2018

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  The Environmental Center is at it again with their 18th Annual Green Tour in Central Oregon!   On September 29, 2018, Central Oregonians have an opportunity to visit residential and commercial buildings that are reducing their carbon footprint. As Bend and neighboring communities continue to grow and develop, it’s important for us to understand […]