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Meet the Team: Solar Services

A solar company like Solect is made up of a number of different teams, working together to accomplish tasks that enable the construction and management of solar arrays. Today on the blog, we are featuring our own services team, highlighting who they are, what they do, and how each person contributes to the solar process [...]

The History of Solar Energy: Let’s Geek Out

  Solar energy has gained substantial traction in the United States, with installations in every state growing every day, and hundreds of thousands of people employed in the industry. With solar on such an unstoppable trajectory, most people are focused on the future of the industry. Today, we are going to take a look back [...]

Solar Energy: An Ideal Tenant

What are some key qualities of an ideal tenant? One who is reliable with payment, low maintenance, quiet, and signs a long-term lease, to name a few. A solar energy system on your property embodies all these qualities – with the added benefit of presenting your company as a proponent of clean energy! Adding a [...]

Reducing Peak Demand with Solar Energy

The summer has officially started and already New England has seen a few periods of incredibly hot weather. 2016 has already demolished heat records, with the past six months recording temperatures significantly hotter than the historical average. That means we’ve started—and continue to run—air conditioning systems in addition to all of our other electricity usage. [...]

Gaining Energy Independence with Solar

As the explosions of fireworks ring in our ears and the taste of burgers is fresh in our mouths, we continue our celebration of the Fourth of July. At Solect, we do this by following our celebration of national independence with a celebration of energy independence through solar! Energy independence is the goal of reducing [...]

Solar Insight: A Q&A With Solar Customer James Clark

“Our project to “go solar” had a beginning, but it really hasn’t had an end. It only served to give us the launch point for finding more creative ways to save on power, reduce energy expenses, and to continue along the path towards complete energy independence for our company.”- James Clark, President, JLS Mailing Services [...]

A Deep Dive on C-PACE Solar Financing

As solar energy experiences significant growth worldwide, new financing options continue to develop – some gaining more traction than others. One of the less-discussed financing solutions is PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing for solar energy systems. PACE and C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing is a method of renewable energy financing which allows [...]

What to Look for in a Solar Provider

Solar is everywhere these days. And with the increased demand for solar installations, a person or business looking to go solar is faced with seemingly endless options when choosing a solar provider. So how do you decide which company to go with? Though we may be a little biased, we have put together a list [...]

Solar panels turned on at Thoreau Farm in Concord

The Concord Journal.

Thoreau Farm Partners with Solect Energy to Bring Solar Electricity to Historic Site

Thoreau Farm partners with leading Massachusetts commercial-scale solar company to bring Thoreau-vian approach to 21st century electricity needs The 7 kW solar array at Thoreau Farm. Concord, MA – JUNE 10, 2016 –Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau, is collaborating with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., to install a seven-kilowatt (kW) solar [...]