Example Eversource Utility Bill with Solar Production

Installing solar panels on your Massachusetts home or business will dramatically lower your energy bills moving forward. But how exactly does it all work with your utility company? Here are a few of the most common questions we’re asked, including how quickly solar panels can be operational after the installation as well as how solar…

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does solar increase costs for other energy users?

If you’ve ever read about renewable energy on your local online message board, you’ve probably heard the claim that solar increases electricity costs for everyone else. The utilities’ trade association even ran a controversial television advertisement in which an actor stated, “I shouldn’t have to pay for my neighbor’s solar.” So – does solar increase…

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sonnen solar battery installed by My Generation Energy

More and more Massachusetts homeowners are discovering the benefits of adding solar battery storage to the solar panels at their home. Whether you already have solar panels on your roof and want to maximize your solar energy savings or you’re thinking about going solar and want to make sure you get the most out of…

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My Generation Energy's solar installer connecting microinverters on a residential rooftop solar installation in Massachusetts

What are inverters? Solar panels convert light to electrical direct current (DC) energy. However, the electrical power in your house is alternating current (AC). Inverters transform the energy that your solar panels collect into energy you can use in your home. What is the difference between central or string inverters and microinverters? Central (or string)…

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dennis ma cape cod solar installation

Looking back on 2020… it was certainly a year when… well, it was a time for real reflection and… Ah, who are we kidding, who isn’t looking forward to leaving 2020 behind us and getting a fresh start in 2021? You might have a whole laundry list of goals you’d like to accomplish in the…

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This home's solar installation paid for itself in just 4.5 years! Residential solar installation in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Installed by My Generation Energy.

Solar return on investment Our customers Dennis and June Smith celebrated 5 years since their solar installation on October 19th. They recently emailed us to share that “everything has worked out just as you had planned” and to share a report detailing their solar return on investment. The Smiths kept meticulous records detailing the financials…

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solar for nonprofits in chatham MA on Cape Cod. Installation and design by My Generation Energy

We love installing solar for nonprofits. St. Christopher’s Church in Chatham recently chose to go solar with us. Now this Cape Cod church’s roof saves the organization $12,500 in annual electricity costs. Their commercial solar array will produce over 36,000 kWh of clean energy each year – enough to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from…

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Medfield residential solar installation completed by My Generation Energy in Greater Boston.

The homeowners of this Medfield residential solar installation will save over $3,000 every year! This Greater Boston solar array stands to generate nearly 10,000 kWh of clean solar energy each year. Save money with solar In addition to saving the environment, Greater Boston residents save money by going solar, too. Solar is the cheapest electricity…

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Wellfleet Preservation Hall commercial solar installation by My Generation Energy

We recently completed this Wellfleet commercial solar installation on beautiful Preservation Hall. This Cape Cod nonprofit’s unused roof space will now generate over $5,000 in electricity savings every year! Prez Hall’s new solar array will produce enough clean energy to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from more than 1.4 million smartphones charged each year. Support…

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sonnenBatterie solar battery inside home installation

If you’re like us, you and your family have been largely stuck inside your Cape Cod, Greater Boston, South Shore, or South Coast house this year, and you may be looking for renewable energy solutions to power your home as well as reliable backup power in case the grid goes down, particularly as storms continue…

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