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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 [...]

Master Electrician

Solect is currently seeking a full-time Master Electrician to manage electrical contractors, ensure Solect standards are being met, train electricians across the company, work with design teams on electrical pieces of design, and make sure our safety plan is being implemented. The ideal candidate will have 2 years of Master License, PV solar experience, be [...]

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 [...]

Lawrence Family Development, Inc.  and Solect Energy Partner to Install Rooftop Solar Array

DCIM100MEDIADJI_0028.JPG   LAWRENCE, MA – March 28, 2017 – Lawrence Family Development, Inc. (LFD), a 501 (c)3 (nonprofit) that includes four major programming areas including a Massachusetts Commonwealth charter school district,   supports language and cultural values important to families in the Lawrence community, recently contracted  Solect Energy, the Commonwealth’s  leading commercial installer of [...]

DOER Announces SREC Factors and Timeline for Final SREC-II Extension

Last Wednesday the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced the SREC factors and timeline for the final extension of the program. As covered in our previous blog, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program was announced in February, and is being finalized with an eye on launching early in 2018. At that time the DOER [...]

Countryside Health Care of Milford and Solect Energy Complete the Town’s First Municipal Rooftop Solar Array

  MILFORD, MA – March 15, 2017 – Countryside Health Care of Milford, a non-profit, municipal, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility serving the greater Milford community, has partnered with Solect Energy, the state’s leading installer of commercial-scale solar energy systems based in Hopkinton, MA, to construct a 261 kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar array on the [...]