The Latest in Clean Energy for Your Home

Mass Solar Loans are Making Solar Even More Affordable for the Commonwealth

By Siena Hacker | 03 August 2017

The Mass Solar Loan Program was created by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Department of Energy Resources to make going solar even more[..]

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Mass Solar Connect: Compare Solar Companies in Massachusetts

By Siena Hacker | 02 August 2017

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has teamed up with Pick My Solar and local nonprofits Self Reliance and the Marion Institute to[..]

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Can Solar Panels be Recycled?

By Siena Hacker | 01 August 2017

Retired solar panels used to become e-waste in landfills - a remarkably ungreen end to an environmentally friendly life. In recent years, encouragement[..]

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Going Solar in Washington State is a No-Brainer

By Teddy Kahn | 27 July 2017

Amidst newly announced incentive programs, solar in Washington is hot right now. I know we often write about how attractive solar is, but the buyers[..]

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The Best Remodel to Increase Your Home’s Value

By Siena Hacker | 18 July 2017

Home improvement can be a great financial investment, but it also carries a huge risk. Much of design, like countertops or carpeting, comes down to[..]

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How "Green" are Solar Panels?

By Kate Whitney | 13 July 2017

Solar power has long been hailed as a promising form of clean energy, but many consumers are unaware of the pollution and waste created by the process[..]

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What Does the Future Look Like For Renewables?

By Teddy Kahn | 11 July 2017


The future of energy is a highly debated subject. One thing hard to deny is the inevitable demise of fossil fuels. Political, economic and social[..]

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What to Consider Before Going Off-the-Grid

By Kate Whitney | 06 July 2017

Independence from the electrical grid may sound like an attractive idea to some homeowners - the potential for positive environmental effects, greater[..]

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New York Solar Incentives are Running Out Soon

By Siena Hacker | 30 June 2017

Thanks to its progressive policies, New York ranked tenth in the country for cumulative solar installed last year. In 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s[..]

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With Potential Solar Prices Increasing, Trump is Accelerating the Adoption of Solar

By Teddy Kahn | 27 June 2017

At a glance:

  • Suniva, a U.S. based solar panel manufacturer, filed a product dumping complaint with the International Trade Commision in April 2017.
  • [..]
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