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House Bill 7251: Hope for CT Solar Policy Reform

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This past April, House Bill 7251 was introduced as an answer to the drastic cuts that SB-9 had in store for Connecticut’s solar industry. The provisions of this new bill would delay the end to Connecticut’s current net metering policy until December 31, 2021. This would allow time for studies to be performed on the […]


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 […]