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Medford City Council supports DPW solar panel installation

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We Are Solect Energy

  At Solect Energy, we view the challenge of energy as an opportunity for your business. With the high cost of electricity, that statement might sound counterintuitive, but it is simple math.  By helping our customers reduce their energy expenses, the substantial savings they gain from solar get redirected back into their businesses and help to fuel future growth. Solect [...]

Mirak Automotive Group Installs 540 kW Solar PV System through Partnership with Solect Energy

Commitment to Renewable Energy Earns Mirak GM Certified Green Dealer Recognition   JULY 11, 2017 – ARLINGTON, MA – Mirak Automotive Group, a new and pre-owned car dealership and service center, has partnered with Hopkinton, MA-based Solect Energy to install a 540 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Mirak Service Center.  [...]

Somerset Berkley Regional School District Installs 348 kW Solar System On High School

  Partnership with Solect Energy and PowerOptions Provides School with Solution to Successfully Navigate Fiscal Hurdles   June 27, 2017 – SOMERSET, MA –  The Somerset Berkley Regional School District has partnered with Solect Energy, the state’s leading commercial-scale installer of solar energy systems, and PowerOptions, the region’s largest energy buying consortium, to install a [...]

Solect Energy Awarded 10.4 MW Solar Services Contract from Greenwood Energy

Solect Seeing Rapid Growth of O&M Solar Services Hopkinton, MA – June  13, 2017 – Solect Energy, Massachusetts’ leading developer and installer of commercial-scale solar energy systems, today announced a 10.4 megawatt (MW) solar services relationship with Greenwood Energy, a leading solar investor and developer. Under the agreement, Solect will manage and maintain seven of [...]

How Energy Storage Can Lower Hidden Costs

Any business that consumes a lot of energy knows that the cost of energy depends not just on how much you use but how and when you use it. Conceptually, the grid works like any other market, ruled by the laws of supply and demand. You pay not just for the amount of power you [...]

[NEREJ Feature] What is the Renewable Portfolio Standard and Why Does it Matter?

It’s no secret that renewable energy in New England has gone mainstream. Just drive down the highway and you will see solar arrays on commercial buildings, installation trucks driving to their next project or wind turbines dotting the landscape; all reminding us that we are experiencing a clean energy boom. According to a recent [...]

Stonehill College Partners with Solect Energy and SunPower to Add 2.8-Megawatt Solar Canopy Project to Campus’ Energy Portfolio

EASTON, Mass, June 1, 2017 – Stonehill College has partnered with Solect Energy – the leading commercial-scale installer of solar energy systems based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts – and SunPower – a global leader in solar innovation based in Silicon Valley – to install a 2.8-megawatt (MW) solar canopy system featuring high-efficiency SunPower solar panels.  This new project [...]

Temple Beth Elohim Wellesley Partners with Solect Energy & PowerOptions to Bring Solar to Synagogue

May 23 – Wellesley, MA –  Temple Beth Elohim, a Wellesley-based Reform congregation, has joined with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, MA and PowerOptions of Boston, to install a 37 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its synagogue. The solar array is a significant addition to the congregation’s efforts toward sustainability. “Our Temple [...]

Solar Insights: Malden Catholic High School

We expect solar from Solect will help to stabilize future energy costs through the 20-year rate agreement for a significant portion of our electrical consumption.  -Tom Doherty, Malden Catholic   Tom Doherty, Headmaster Since 1932, Malden Catholic, an independent, college-preparatory school sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, has created a family-like community of faith that [...]