Tag: Northeast

  • Maine PUC proposes rule to phase out net-metering

    The ups and downs of Maine’s solar industry continue after its Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed rule that would make several changes to Chapter 313 concerning net metering. Under the Commission’s current rule, generation from a customer’s generating facility may be used as a kWh credit (currently energy plus transmissionRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Study: Massachusetts should install a ton of advanced energy storage by 2020

    The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) now recommends a suite of new policy and program actions to support the deployment of hundreds of megawatts of advanced energy storage in the state over the next decade, according to a new study it just released on the matter. Find that here. That goalRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Gaston Electrical installs 175-kW PV system on its own headquarters

    Gaston Electrical Co., Inc., an electrical contracting company serving the commercial, institutional, and retail markets in New England, has partnered with Solect Energy to install a 175.8-kW rooftop solar system, consisting of 676 panels, at the company headquarters in Norwood, Mass. The installation will advance Gaston’s ongoing initiative to increaseRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • SunLink expands PowerCare services to the Northeast

    Highlighting the demand for its solar engineering, installation and O&M services for EPCs in the mid-range fixed tilt and tracker market nationwide, the PowerCare team from SunLink Corporation has expanded its installation services into the Northeastern United States. PowerCare recently completed installation services on a GeoPro project in Sheffield, Mass.,Read More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Momentum Solar continues to expand, is looking to hire

    Momentum Solar is a privately held solar energy company headquartered in Metuchen, N.J., that just announced its rapid expansion in the Tri-State area. In fact, Momentum showed an averaged 74 percent increase in workforce quarter over quarter since the beginning of 2015. As part of its model, Momentum tries to stay away fromRead More — Solar Builder magazine