Author: Brad Stoler

October 15, 2020

Solar Rebates & Loan Programs Expiring in 2020

All good things must come to an end, or so they say. But with the Mass Solar Loan (MSL) and its related 30% Income Based Rebate, the clock is winding down in 2020. Similarly, the State’s Municipal Rebate program is also set to... Continue Reading ›

September 15, 2020

26% Federal Tax Credit Deadline

It’s that time of year again; where everybody wants to have their solar system installed before year’s end. Why? So they can get their 2020 Federal Tax credit. Like most years, people want... Continue Reading ›

August 13, 2020

Connected Solutions Demand Response Program

The Connected Solutions demand response program helps to provide an affordable and practical way for renewable energy to find a place in our lives. Continue Reading ›

May 29, 2020

Morality during COVID-19: Rent and Unemployment

Recently, I had a conversation with a client that bothered me a bit. He owns a rental property and told me that because of COVID-19, MA passed a regulation that essentially gives tenants the ability ... Continue Reading ›

May 8, 2020

7 Ways to Bring Unity, Charity & Hope during COVID-19

I originally formulated this message and dispersed it throughout the solar community. The goal was to be a voice of unity, charity and hope during these times. However, I realized... Continue Reading ›

April 27, 2020

Rayah's Top 10 Solar Panels of 2020

It’s that time of year again. Time for Rayah to issue our Top 10 Solar Panels for this year. Last year we went into extensive detail on our methodology. In short, we... Continue Reading ›

March 20, 2020

Living in China, Coronavirus and the Solar Supply Chain

On February 17th, 2020, Apple announced a 60% decline in iPhones and iPad production due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. I remember what it was like managing the supply chain of an electronic manufacturer in ... Continue Reading ›

March 13, 2020

Solar Inverters: Micros, Strings, & Hybrids...Oh My!

Inverters are important. They are attached to everything electronic you've ever plugged into a wall to convert what's coming from the outlet into something your electronics can actually use. Without them things just wouldn't ... Continue Reading ›

February 7, 2020

Solar 102: Questions Answered

  Hello Again. Welcome to Rayah University presents Solar Basics 102. Who should take this course? Have you read our Solar 101 blog and want to know more? Or had several quotes but still ... Continue Reading ›

July 17, 2019

US Electric Rates

Do you ever wonder if you are paying more for electricity than let’s say, someone in Idaho? How about Florida or California? For anyone that has ever driven through multiple states, you probably noticed ... Continue Reading ›