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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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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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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MA Smart Capacity Blocks - Example

If you’re a Massachusetts homeowner who has been looking into residential solar panel installation for your home, or a business owner interested in using commercial solar to reduce your operating costs, you may have heard about a particular solar incentive program called SMART. What is the MA SMART solar program, and how can you use…

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Solar ITC step down graphic for solar tax credit

In case you missed it, the government is reducing the 30% federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar at the end of this year, with complete elimination of residential benefits by 2022. “Since 2005, when the ITC was first passed by the Republican-led Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush, the ITC…

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new solar rebate for towns serviced by municipal light plants

Homeowners in Massachusetts towns like Braintree, Hingham, and Taunton aren’t able to participate in the state’s generous SMART program, but a new rebate will provide special financial incentives for solar installation in Municipal Light Plant (MLP) service territories. Municipal Light Solar Rebate Overview The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the participating MLPs will offer…

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Massachusetts’ new energy efficiency plan now includes incentives for solar battery storage. If you’ve been thinking about adding a solar battery, now is a great time to do so. Here’s a rundown on the incentives, eligibility, financial support, and how you can participate. How it works Installation, Enrollment, and Receiving Payments First, you’ll need to…

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why 2019 is the best year to go solar

It’s always a good time to go solar, but there are a few reasons why 2019 is the best time to take the plunge: Federal Tax Step-Down The federal tax credit for installing residential (or commercial) solar arrays in 2019 is 30%. That means when you begin construction on a solar project in 2019, you…

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solar energy monitoring window on a laptop

The rollout of the new Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program is finally almost here!     For installations taking place after November 26, 2018, SMART will replace the current SREC program. While the details of the programs differ, their intention is the same: to incentivize Massachusetts residents and businesses to go solar by paying…

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