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Top Three Themes from the Inaugural Community Solar Summit

The first-annual CCSA Community Solar Summit audience view.

The solar industry held its first conference dedicated solely to community solar in Denver, Colo. last week, signifying the impressive progress this segment of the market has made in only a few short years. The standing-room only Community Solar Summit brought together developers, financiers, asset owners, and utilities to discuss the path community solar has come and assess the way ... Read More »

Contest Alert: Dept. of Energy Wants Your Solar Power Photos

The 'Hit Me With Your SunShot' contest entry photo.

Calling all solar energy photography enthusiasts: The Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative is asking amateur and professional photographers to submit their best solar energy photographs for a chance to win big. The “Hit Me With Your SunShot” contest launched last week, and solar snappers have until August 17, 2017 to submit their best solar energy photography across eight categories: Solar ... Read More »

Key Equipment Finance Funds 16 Massachusetts Community Solar Projects

Solar panels in a field during sunrise

One of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies – Key Equipment Finance – just announced that it’s financing 16 of our community solar projects in Massachusetts. We are working with ENGIE, a global energy developer focusing on responsible growth and the challenges of the energy transition to a low-carbon economy, to develop the Massachusetts arrays. “Key Equipment Finance’s partnership has allowed ... Read More »

Massachusetts Businesses Save Money with RooflessSolar™

Are you currently paying too much for your business’ electricity bills? RooflessSolar can help! It’s no secret that there are several challenges facing business owners, including unpredictable energy rates, changing environmental standards, increasing sustainability demands from consumers and more. Traditional, on-site solar can be a great way to solve some of these issues, but challenges still exist, including: Large, upfront ... Read More »

New South Carolina Community Solar Program in the News

Did you know that CEC and our partner, South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G), have joined together to expand community solar options in South Carolina? Last week we announced a new 16 MWac program that makes solar generation available to qualified SCE&G customers who cannot, or do not wish to, install rooftop solar panels. Several local news publications near ... Read More »