Massachusetts SRECs Headed for Over-Supply

Due to the quick adoption of solar panels by both residents and businesses, Massachusetts is reaching its goals for solar production ahead of schedule.  As a result, SRECTrade released an analysis of the Massachusetts SREC market in June, 2012, and it confirmed suspicions that the SREC market is rapidly becoming oversupplied, which will result in downward pressure on SREC pricing.

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Commonwealth Solar Rebate Block 11 Opening on July 9, 2012

As promised, Massachusetts has followed up Block 10 for Q2 with Block 11 for Q3 and Block 12 for Q4. Each of those blocks will contained $1.5M of funding for solar rebates. The only significant change I can see between these blocks and previous ones is that the latest block requires use of your 2011 tax return for qualification for the moderate income adder.

Gary

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[Interview] 5 Key Lessons Learned about a Homeowner’s Solar Buying Process

Chris Williams from HeatSpring Magazine was nice enough to have me on for an interview.  His magazine is geared towards solar panel installers and he wanted to get the perspective of a homeowner and their buying process.

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And the Mass Solar Award goes to…

The winners of the 2012 Mass Solar Info Awards were announced on the 13th of June, 2012 and given to the top solar panel installers in the state of Massachusetts. Solar panel installation is one of the fastest growing industries in Massachusetts and I was looking for another way to help home-owners distinguish among the many available solar companies in the state.

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