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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 […]


What to do when you get an error on your inverter

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  Every now and then your inverter may display an error message. Most error messages are not a cause for concern and can usually be cleared up with a reboot.      The only error message that requires immediate attention is a Ground Fault error. If your inverter displays a Ground Fault error, power off your system (do […]


Going Up: United Illuminating Files Letter of Intent to Increase Rates

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The great thing about going solar is that you are protected from rising utility costs. Unfortunately, there are rumors of these costs rising significantly within the next year.


Mow It Over: Electric Lawnmowers Get Power From The Sun

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Summer is on its way. Spending time outside also means spending time taking care of the yard! For many people, this means using a gas-powered lawnmower to cut the grass. However, many homeowners are opting to go electric! The energy is cleaner, and if you have or are considering owning a solar photovoltaic system, you […]


A Look Inside the Energy-Efficient Bartlett Hollow Community

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The energy-efficient adult community of Bartlett Hollow, located in Middletown, CT, is a haven for solar installations paired with geothermal heating. Sunlight Solar Energy has done several installations in Bartlett Hollow, and the customers have continued to be satisfied with their decision.