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Solect Energy Appoints John Mosher to Lead Recently Launched Energy Storage Division

John Mosher, VP of Energy Storage, Solect Energy January 11, 2018 – Hopkinton, MA – Solect Energy, Massachusetts’ leading commercial-scale developer of solar energy systems with more than 400 installed projects, announced today that it has named John Mosher, VP of Energy Storage.  In his new role, John will lead Solect’s recently launched [...]

Municipalities and Solar

In today’s budget climate, cities and towns across the Common Wealth/New England are highly motivated to explore a variety of options to reduce their operating costs. Solar energy has caught their attention as a compelling solution to lower their energy expenditures. Increasingly towns and cities are taking a comprehensive approach to solar, and are strategically [...]

Beverly Athletic Club Partners with Solect Energy to Install 128 kW Rooftop Solar Array

  Saves Nearly a Quarter Million Dollars over 10 Years December 19, 2017 – BEVERLY, MA – Beverly Athletic Club (BAC), the premier health and athletic club on the North Shore, has partnered with Solect Energy, the state’s leading commercial-scale installer of solar energy systems, to install a 128 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on [...]

[NEREJ Feature] The End of Year is a Good Time to Take a Look at Your Energy Strategy

We all know the drill. As the year comes to a close, we begin thinking about new plans for the coming year. We have great visions for new priorities and projects and finally addressing those nagging issues that we didn’t get to this year. Then reality sets in; from end-of-year reporting to holiday parties, it [...]

Solect Energy Launches Energy Storage Division

Signs Agreement with NEC Energy Solutions to Sell NEC’s DSS® Products                                                 November 28, 2017 – Hopkinton, MA – Solect Energy, Massachusetts’ leading commercial-scale developer of solar energy systems with over 400 installed projects, announced today that it is launching an energy storage division. In launching the new division, Solect has signed an agreement with [...]

Solar Houses of Worship: Success Stories

Houses of Worship, much like other non-profit entities, are in a unique situation when it comes to deploying solar. As good stewards for responsible and sustainable living the concept of solar alone aligns with many of their goals. By installing cleaner, less expensive energy they are not only able to make the altruistic choice for [...]

Insights: ITC Should Focus on Economic Benefits of Solar Panel Tariff Case

- Feature - Ken Driscoll, Founder & CEO  Solect Energy The solar energy industry in the US is facing an existential threat. Solar energy developers, installers, investors and manufacturers have been anxiously awaiting a decision by the International Trade Commission (ITC) on a suit that was initiated by two bankrupt solar panel manufacturers [...]

Looking Back, Looking Forward: An Interview with Solect Energy’s Founder and CEO Ken Driscoll

  Ken Driscoll, Founder CEO Solect Energy What prompted you to start Solect Energy 8 years ago? Craig, Jim and I, the three founders of Solect, all had well-established careers at large, high tech and financial companies. However, we were eager to build a business from the ground up that reflected our values [...]

Temple Aliyah Partners with Solect Energy and PowerOptions to Install 81 kW Rooftop Solar Array

Solar Array is One of State’s Largest Systems on a House of Worship November 6, 2017 – NEEDHAM, MA – Temple Aliyah, an egalitarian Conservative congregation, 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 an 81 kilowatt (kW) solar [...]

Fairhaven Housing Authority Installs 236 kW Solar PV System through Partnership with Solect Energy and PowerOptions

November 7, 2017 – Fairhaven, MA – Fairhaven Housing Authority (FHA), a public housing provider, 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 236 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its largest housing complex. The [...]