Community Solar Industry in MA at Risk Due to Regulatory Changes

More and more people are interested in ‘going solar,’ but most people cannot put solar panels on their roof.
Originally published on RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Imagine this: you want to go solar, get an on-site assessment, and find out that your roof is not adequate due to tree shading, direction of the roof, or age of the roof. Over […]

To Defect or not to Defect? Going Off the Grid with Solar + Storage

Why consider defecting from the grid? Is there room for utility and solar + storage compromise?
The combination of solar plus storage is on everyone’s mind these days. There is a huge buzz in the solar industry about the prospect of adding storage to their PV systems.

But why? What is the buzz about?

The cost of PV keeps […]

Wes Kennedy Weighs in on Stand Alone Solar Storage Systems

On the Advanced Solar + Storage discussion board, Wes Kennedy answers student questions about distribution circuit capacity and AC coupling for retrofits…
Student 1: Hey Wes, I have a quick comment on defining penetration levels. I think the definition you provided is a solid measurement, but as you know, utilities (and specifically those in Hawaii) have […]

Solar Sharing Spotlight (or Sunlight?) on Boston’s ‘Yeloha!’

Disruptive technologies like Uber have made car pooling the new norm for transportation, changing the way we travel and the way we think about our vehicles. Crowd sourcing companies like Uber also raise the question: what other existing resources can we ration and distribute amongst ourselves?
Enter Yeloha, Boston’s innovative solar sharing company.

We spoke with Joel Gamoran, Regional Director […]