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Residential Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Units Now Being Offered by Sunlight Solar Energy

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Did you know that Sunlight Solar Energy is authorized to install some of the most popular in-home electric vehicle chargers? Well we are! If you drive an electric vehicle, adding a charging station to your home may be a good option to consider.   Level One or Level Two? What’s the best option for you? […]


Celebrate! Massachusetts Extends Solar Program!

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The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced today plans to extend the Commonwealth’s successful Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC 2) program further into 2017 along with a new proposal for a long-term replacement of the program. Since its inception, the SREC 2 program has led Massachusetts to more than 1,600 megawatts of solar development […]


Milano Storage Goes 100% Solar

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Commercial buildings are wonderful for solar. In general, they have expansive, often flat, roof spaces that have plenty of room for arrays that can significantly offset electric bills. Milano-Self Storage’s 24,000 square foot building in Madison, Connecticut was the perfect place for a solar installation.


Sunlight Solar Energy Selected As Installer For Solarize With Faith

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Solarize Connecticut, Connecticut’s award winning and groundbreaking town-based solar program is expanding outreach exclusive to faith communities. Solarize with Faith is a coalition of faith communities that works together to help faith group members install residential solar. While an individual house of worship cannot provide the critical mass to allow a solar installer to pass […]


Get Smart With a Smart-E Loan

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There are many different financing options for going solar. It depends on the homeowners’ goals and plans to determine which one makes sense. If you’ve done or are are planning on doing some energy efficiency upgrades, a Smart-E Loan might be worth considering.


Solar At Westmoor Park

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We love completing municipal solar installations because the benefits are so numerous. We recently energized a solar photovoltaic system at Westmoor Park in West Hartford, CT. Westmoor Park is unique in that it is more than a town park- it is a self-funded environmental education center.


CT Electric Rates to Rise in 2017

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One of the benefits of producing your own electricity through a solar photovoltaic system is being protected from rising electric rates. While it is true that occasionally rates will stay the same for awhile, or even go down slightly, the general trend is that they will rise.


Solarize Middletown and Sterling

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Sunlight Solar Energy is pleased to announce that we have been selected as the contractor partner for the Solarize programs in Middletown and Sterling.


What role does solar play within our nation’s aging electrical grid?

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Diversification and decentralization within our energy grid has become a hot topic in recent years. Here is an interesting interview with Gretchen Bakke, author of “The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans And Our Energy Future.”   http://www.npr.org/2016/08/22/490932307/aging-and-unstable-the-nations-electrical-grid-is-the-weakest-link


Join Our Team!

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Our Connecticut office is currently seeking a CT-licensed E-2 Journeyman electrician. This is a full time opportunity based out of our New Haven, CT office.