Organic Solar Cells

Organic solar cells are a type of solar cell which use a process similar to photosynthesis in plants to produce solar energy. But instead of converting sunlight to glucose, these solar cells convert sunlight into solar energy.

Solar in the Fall

Now that cooler weather has officially set in here in Massachusetts, you may be wondering – what happens to my solar panels in the fall?

What is Floating Solar?

It is one of the newest innovations in solar technology! Floating solar is essentially putting solar panels on any man-made body of water.

All About Ground Mounts

Why choose a ground mount? Sometimes, a roof just isn’t fit for solar panels. When the roof is too flat or too shaded, it is more difficult to take advantage of the benefits of solar power. 

What is Community Solar?

The goal of community solar is to provide clean energy to places that cannot directly install solar panels on the roof.

Do Solar Panels Increase Property Value?

In short – yes! Studies have shown that solar panels and energy efficient homes have higher resale values than conventional homes. 

The Tree Debate

As more states are adopting renewable energy standards and continuing to expand solar power, the tree debate often comes up. Is it worth it to cut down a tree to install a solar panel? What about acres worth of trees to build a solar array? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to these questions. Both […]

Indirect Sunlight

On a cloudy day, many people think that solar panels don’t produce any solar energy. They often believe that panels require direct and full sunlight. However, this is not the case! Although they are less efficient when it is cloudy, solar panels can still harness sunlight on a cloudy day.