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Guest Blog: Capacity Charges Drive Up the Cost of Electricity for Customers Across New England

Controlling Peak Usage Through Variety of Measures Can Help Mitigate the Impact By Liam Sullivan, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at PowerOptions Customers across New England are seeing an increase in their electricity costs, even as the electric commodity price has remained relatively stable. This is due in large part to an increase in [...]

Gaston Electrical Partners with Solect Energy to Bring Solar Energy to Norwood Headquarters

Companies partner to encourage sustainable practices, save on costly energy charges Norwood, MA – August 15, 2016 – Gaston Electrical, an electrical contracting company serving the commercial, institutional, and retail markets in New England, has partnered with Solect Energy, the state’s leading installer of solar energy for businesses, to install a 175.8 kilowatt (kW) solar [...]

Why MA is Among the Most Solar Friendly States in the U.S.

After several years of state incentives and private sector investment, Massachusetts has emerged as one of the nation’s top solar states. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Massachusetts ranks in the top ten solar states in the United States with 1,020 megawatts (MW) of solar installations, enough to power 163,000 homes. And we [...]

Retailers Going Solar is Good for Business

High-Profile Monthly

Solect Energy Launches Expanded Solar Service Program

Hopkinton Company to service existing solar projects statewide JUNE 15, 2016 – Hopkinton, MA – Solect Energy, the leading full-service commercial solar company in Massachusetts, is announcing the launch of its Solar Service program which offers a comprehensive suite of operations & maintenance (O&M) services. Solect has always been responsible for the maintenance and management [...]

Solect Energy Announces New Additions to Growing Team

Strategic hires reflect the company’s growth and enhance Solect’s business development, advocacy and energy solutions expertise and offerings Hopkinton, MA —August 25, 2015 —Solect Energy, the leading full-service commercial-scale solar company in Massachusetts, announced today that the company has brought on three new senior and strategic hires to accelerate the company’s growth and expand its [...]

MetroWest solar execs wait for net metering solution

Worcester Business Journal

Solect Achieves 20 MW of Installed Commercial-Scale Solar PV Systems

The full-service solar PV project developer and installer has now completed 150 projects for small to medium-sized businesses and organizations that help save money, control energy costs and benefit the environment Hopkinton, MA —July 21, 2015 —Solect Energy, a leading full-service solar PV project developer and installer serving business and institutional customers, today celebrated achieving [...]

Leewood Partners with Northern Essex Community College and Solect Energy, Doubles Size of Solar Energy System

Energy generated to power North Essex Community College, create “living solar lab” for students HAVERHILL, MA—JUNE 12, 2015— Leewood Realty, which owns and operates the energy-efficient Leewood Building in the Newark Street Industrial Park, has completed the second phase of its renewable solar energy project, installing a 267 kilowatt system in partnership with Solect Energy [...]

JP Sullivan Expands Commitment to Solar, Adds Second System with Solect

Apple packing company installs 260 kW solar energy system with Solect Energy Development AYER, MA—MAY 19, 2015— Joseph P. Sullivan & Co., Inc., a family-owned packer and shipper of local apples grown in New England and Eastern New York, has partnered with Solect Energy Development to install a 260 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on [...]