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The ConnectedSolutions program: what you need to know in 2020

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Interest in adding batteries to solar panel installations is increasing throughout the country at a rapid clip. In fact, there were 500% more batteries installed in 2018 than in 2017, an upward trajectory that continued into 2019 as well. However, in many states, there are very few rebates and incentives available for homeowners interested in purchasing an energy storage system. 

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Utility energy storage pilot programs: what you need to know

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As the costs of solar batteries continue to decline, more and more homeowners are adding energy storage to their solar installations: in California, for instance, one in every twenty solar installations now also includes a solar battery. As utilities become more familiar with the benefits of distributed solar + storage on the grid, from added operational flexibility to decreased electricity demand, several utilities in the Northeast are now offering large incentives for home energy storage pilot programs. 

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Net metering in Massachusetts: one of the Bay State’s top solar incentives

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The best states to go solar in all have at least one thing in common, and that is beneficial net metering policies. Massachusetts’ net metering policy allows property owners to send electricity generated by their solar panel system onto the grid, and receive credit on future electric bills for excess energy produced by the system. 

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Solar Energy News: National Grid Launches Groundbreaking Solar Marketplace, Researchers Reach Breakthrough in Solar Windows

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2016 is the Year of Solar, and with every week that passes, it becomes more apparent that solar is the energy source of the future. The first-ever utility-supported marketplace for home solar, a breakthrough in solar window technology, and a surprising solar financier are all in this week’s Solar News Roundup.

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