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Solar financing? Don't look down...

(Courtesy Sol Systems.) The world will turn ever more to solar, but steep complexities lie ahead. 

Sites and Insights: Sol Systems Grows Before Your Eyes

Krisztina Pjecska’s been advancing on a mission to extend solar energy’s reach, to the point that she and her colleagues at Sol Systems have started reckoning with a twist in the path. Solar has become economical, reliable and more popular. It’s also become harder to site and insure. “The more successful we are,” Pjecska told students,fellow alumni, and other lifelong learners in a December 1 webinar, “the more we’ll run into permitting issues.” Sol Systems runs three main businesses: managing assets for solar participants, trading renewable energy credits, and crafting solar “solutions” for clients. Solutions mean decisions and methods and...
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Shell, EDP Set Record-Low Price for U.S. Offshore Wind Power

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and EDP Renovaveis SA agreed to sell power from a wind farm they’re building in the Atlantic Ocean for a record-low price. The 804-megawatt Mayflower wind farm, located south of Martha’s Vineyard, will supply electricity to utilities in Massachusetts for $58 a megawatt-hour over the life of the contract.

Massachusetts Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 20.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
68 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
45 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
87%

of people in Massachusetts support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 4,679,271 of 5,351,591 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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