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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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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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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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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Mattapoisett residential solar installation by My Generation Energy

This Mattapoisett residential solar installation will save its owners nearly $3,000 every year! Situated in Massachusetts’ South Coast region, this rooftop solar array is projected to generate more than 8,600 kWh of clean solar energy each year. Save more with solar In addition to saving the environment, South Coast residents save money by going solar,…

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why 2019 is the best year to go solar

One of the biggest benefits of upgrading your eastern Massachusetts home to include solar power is the ongoing cost savings of having a free 100% renewable energy source to power your home. You can get decades of no-cost, clean electricity by scheduling solar installation with a trustworthy solar contractor. What about the upfront costs of…

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Chatham home with solar panels by My Generation Energy

Selling a home with solar panels can result in significant financial benefits. After all, solar panels raise a home’s value by 4.1% on average, according to Money. However, the onus is on the seller and seller’s real estate agent to illustrate solar’s financial benefits to the buyer. With that in mind, we’ve created this guide…

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