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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 [...]

Guest Blog: IMPACT Melanoma & Sunscreen Awareness

As the leading commercial-scale solar developer and installer in Massachusetts, Solect employs hundreds of installers throughout the year, ensuring a safe operating environment; from hard hats to safety railings - we always have the bases covered. As May is Melanoma Awareness month, we are reminded that one unassuming threat installers encounter every day is actually the reason they’re on the [...]

Top 4 Reasons to Secure Operation and Maintenance Services

In order to ensure your solar energy system is operating correctly and efficiently, it is important to provide it with the necessary maintenance and regular inspections. At Solect, we offer a suite of comprehensive solar operation and maintenance services to help maximize solar production, which provides businesses with an array of benefits. Here are the [...]

Solar Schools: Success Stories

We've written before about how solar and schools are a perfect fit for each other, and today we wanted to show you firsthand the positive impact solar has on schools from K-12 to Higher-Ed. The key to bringing solar energy to schools is through Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) which removes the biggest barrier to entry: capital investment. Under [...]

Malden Catholic High School Installs 476 kW Solar PV System through Partnership with Solect Energy

April, 6 – Malden, MA. -- Malden Catholic High School, an all-boys college preparatory school founded in 1932 and sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, MA to install a 476 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Malden campus. The solar array is expected to cover [...]

Construction Manager

Solect is currently seeking a full-time Construction Manager to help lead, manage and build solar projects in the New England area. The ideal candidate will work well with the Solect team including the Master Electrician and Design and Regulatory teams. This person will be accountable for safety, quality, and on-time projects while delivering an excellent [...]

Site Supervisor

Solect is currently seeking a full-time Site Supervisor to help ensure quality, safety, efficiency, and great customer experiences. The ideal candidate will facilitate communication between field and office staff, manage the subcontractors, ensure site safety, adhere to project schedules, and work with the Project Manager to consistently deliver great customer experiences. He/She will be a [...]

Sr. Project Manager

Solect is currently seeking a full-time Sr. Project Manager responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing resources and activities involved in the installation of commercial PV Solar Systems. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of commercial solar experience, superb customer service skills, strong technical and business acumen, and impeccable time-management skills which will enable success [...]

Fitchburg Public Schools and Solect Energy Partner to Install Rooftop Solar Arrays

  Fitchburg, MA – April 5, 2017 – Fitchburg Public Schools recently partnered with Solect Energy, the Commonwealth’s leading installer of commercial-scale solar energy systems, to install two rooftop solar systems totaling 603 kilowatts (kW) on Fitchburg’s Reingold Elementary School and Memorial Middle School. The installations will provide clean renewable energy to the schools while [...]