When is the best time to install solar to take the best advantage of your solar tax credit? The answer is probably the end of a calendar year. You get to take the Federal Solar Tax Credit when you file your taxes for the tax year you install and power on your solar system. This […]
Sunlight Solar has been selected as one of two contractors for the Solar Beaverton program, a partnership with the City of Beaverton, offering ultra-low rates for residential installs until August 15. This is an extremely exciting time, both for us and for homeowners, as the process of securing this contract was very competitive, and we’re […]
Have you ever considered an electric vehicle (EV)? If you already have a solar photovoltaic system, or are considering installing one, there are special incentives available for purchases of the 2017 Nissan Leaf.
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? […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.