Author: Brad Stoler

December 21, 2017

Can Trump Crush Solar?

Preface In my experience, policymakers vehemently argue over the so-called “correct” course of action on any particular issue. After hearing a carefully crafted policy position, one may think, “this person knows what they are talking about”. ... Continue Reading ›

December 19, 2017

Our Top 10 Home Winterization Tips

It’s that time of year again! As the cold weather, snow, and ice overtake the environment we are all grateful to have a cozy place to stay warm. However, keeping our homes warm can cost ... Continue Reading ›

August 3, 2017

Is It Time To Backup? A Brief Talk on Battery Backups and Energy Storage

  Sonnen Batterie Recently, I attended the Smart Energy America Conference in Boston. My goal was to get a better understanding of the prospects of battery backup systems, especially in conjunction with solar systems. As many know, ... Continue Reading ›

July 13, 2017

SRECs in Real Life - A Case Study

Welcome to the second installment of everything you need to know about SRECs. Last week we discussed the basics of SRECs – what they are, how you get them, and how they can affect your ... Continue Reading ›

June 13, 2017

Solar Production - Recently disMAYed

Man… Doesn't it seem like we have gotten a lot of rain lately?  In fact, from a solar production point of view, it feels like the month of May was a wash – literally!  That ... Continue Reading ›

February 22, 2017


If you haven’t heard already, the Massachusetts Department of Energy and Resources (DOER)  has officially announced the end of the ever so popular Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) Program.  Yes, what a shame! The MA SREC ... Continue Reading ›

December 22, 2016

Setting The Record Straight

With the recent changes in the political climate, many customers I speak with are uncertain of what to expect from the solar industry in the coming months and years. There are plenty of rumors circulating ... Continue Reading ›

October 24, 2016

Michael Ferry: Fighting Fire with Solar

"It’s really a no brainer, once you know the facts about solar installation and the benefits associated with it. It’s really a win-win." - Michael Ferry, Swansea, MA Michael Ferry, a Fall River Firefighter, after moving to ... Continue Reading ›

October 24, 2016

Drew Harris: Solar Power Done Right

"Basically, everything I wanted from solar, I got... No Hassle, No Problem!" -Drew Harris - Dighton, MA As a former EMT and firefighter, Drew Harris knew the importance of things being done right. When it came to ... Continue Reading ›

October 18, 2016

Dan & Jane Hannigan: Going Solar: A No Brainer

"If I had the chance to do this all over again, I would have done it sooner…Because of the savings, it has worked out better than [we] expected…It was a no-brainier, and it made a ... Continue Reading ›