My Uncle went solar, and is already seeing the results!
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My Uncle went solar, and is already seeing the results!

In residential solar-related news, last month my uncle made a triumphant post to Facebook, showing off his home, newly adorned with a PV array. [caption id="attachment_788" align="aligncenter" width="860"] A Massachusetts home with roof mounted solar panels.[/caption] The details are as follows: 10.8 kW installed and active as of September 10, 2015 Total cost of $44,900 Federal and State tax credits of approx. $14,500 Total cost down: $30,400 [adinserter block="1"] The installer, All Energy Solar of Amherst, MA, estimated that the system will generate 10 SRECs per year, and provided a guesstimated value of $325 per SREC, or $3,250/year. That might be a too…
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North Adams to be 100 percent solar powered
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North Adams to be 100 percent solar powered

North Adams is the smallest city in Massachusetts. As of now, that tiny city, in the northwest corner of the commonwealth, is generating more solar power then the entire state of Massachusetts did just eight years ago. What otherwise would have been a forgotten hillside on the outskirts of North Adams, 6,000 solar panels are now in place, which have literally energized the community. "Time will tell but this will hopefully make the city 100% solar powered," said Mayor Richard Alcombright, at a ceremony Tuesday morning to mark the grand opening of the solar collecting facility. And with 100% of…
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4 Simple Benefits of Solar Energy
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4 Simple Benefits of Solar Energy

Guest post from JNA Solar Are you thinking about going solar? You are not alone in this movement, as many others in the world are embracing solar energy. Solar energy is good for the environment and saves you money. Using solar energy to power your home or workplace has many benefits, including economic, personal, and environmental. The following 4 simple benefits of solar energy will help you understand the immense benefits of solar power. 1. Solar energy saves you money – The cost of electricity is constantly on the rise, and multiple independent studies paint the same gloomy picture; electricity prices will…
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