Archive of: gloucester solar challenge

Check out the Mass Solar Loan

Check out the Mass Solar Loan

Is a solar installation now essentially free to most of us in Cape Ann? Yes, it is, and that may seem too good to be true. But in this case it is a fact! Massachusetts has announced a new loan program to help moderate-income homeowners install solar panels, so that all may benefit from solar and support our state and national need to move to clean energy. This program is called the Mass Solar Loan.

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How to apply for a Mass Solar Loan

How to apply for a Mass Solar Loan

Learn how to apply for a Mass Solar Loan. It can potentially save you money two ways: as a low interest loan and as a buy-down program!

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Healthy Home Healthy Planet

Find out how they zeroed out our home's carbon footprint, stopped paying energy bills, helped the planet, and became the 1st renovated home in Massachusetts, and one of the 1st in the U.S., to produce more energy than we consume.

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Column: Finding help to 'go solar'

Column: Finding help to 'go solar'

Many of us have been reading about or getting numerous phone calls and emails about the benefits of “going solar.” Climate change is happening at an alarming rate, and we all want to save money on our electric bill. But understanding the complexities of installation and financial issues can be a challenging endeavor. Luckily when my family decided to take this step, a smart and knowledgeable friend had done the research, and we followed in his footsteps. For more than a year now we have learned a lot while generating green electricity, and saving money. Many other TownGreen 2025 members also have been generating their own green electricity and we would like to share our collective experiences and knowledge with others through the Gloucester Solar Challenge, sponsored by TownGreen2025.

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