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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.


Commercial Solar Projects Can Actually Earn Money

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Are you a commercial building owner? Are you considering a solar project for your property? Eversource and United Illuminating are still accepting applications for their small ZREC (zero emission renewable energy credit) program, and they will pay you a fixed price for 15 years for your renewable energy as a portion of their overall energy […]


Sunlight Solar Energy Is A Capital For Change Approved Contractor

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We are pleased to announce that Sunlight Solar Energy is now a C4C (Capital for Change) approved contractor! Among its other services, Capital for Change provides energy efficiency loans for eligible Connecticut homeowners – either single or multi unit dwellings.


Home Energy Solutions Co-Pay Increase

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While it’s a requirement from the Connecticut Green Bank to install solar, we recommend all homeowners have an audit from Home Energy Solutions regardless if they plan to go solar. Home Energy Solutions provides a variety of energy-saving measures for homes including air sealing, efficient lighting, low-flow shower heads and other conservation services. Currently, the […]


Own It: More Homeowners Choosing Purchase Over Lease

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Solar Industry magazine recently came out with a piece about ownership versus leasing. In the current solar market, there is a growing case for purchasing a solar system, either outright or through a loan.


Ahavah Farm – what it means to be truly sustainable

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  Ahavah Farm has been operating as an organic family farm since 2015 out of Peyton, Colorado. We were contacted in December of last year by the home/business owner, inquiring about a PV system to power his home and farm. At Sunlight Solar Energy, we are always thrilled to work with any customer interested in […]