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The “Big Picture” for Solar is Getting Really, Really Big

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Going solar is a big deal for any homeowner, considering both the cost of solar as well as how much it can save you on your electricity bill. But in the grand scheme of things, a few kilowatts of solar panels on your roof isn’t exactly going to change the world – or is it?#Actually, […]

Maryland Does Crabcakes, Football – and Solar

Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD from Federal Hill

As memorably captured in the movie Wedding Crashers, Maryland has long been famous for its crabcakes as well as its football – but it’s also become one of the leading states for solar on the east coast. According to data from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Maryland residential solar installations topped 100 MW for […]

Solar Blooms in the Garden State

Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area - Annandale, NJ

New Jersey is one of the top states for home solar on the east coast, with annual residential installations blowing past 100 MW for the first time in 2016 and expected to hit 200 MW in 2017 according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Like most successful solar states, this growth is due to […]

37,552 Reasons Why Solar Is Boosting East Coast Economies

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As the conversation about energy in America becomes more and more focused on jobs, the solar industry might have the greatest story to tell of any form of energy, renewable or otherwise. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, there are now twice the number jobs in solar than in coal!Trinity Solar is […]

How Connecticut Tax Incentives and Solar Programs Can Help Homeowners

Scenic Bear Mountain located in Salisbury, CT

Connecticut suffers from some of the highest electricity costs in the country – and, as one of the highest per-capita income states in the country, its residents have both the motivation and the means to go solar. Residential solar in Connecticut has also been given a boost by policies that take a cue from the […]

What Makes Massachusetts Solar Policy So Smart?

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Massachusetts is renowned for its world-class universities, but it’s also established itself as a leader for smart energy policy, and solar energy incentives in particular. It’s on pace to blow past its target of 1.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar way ahead of schedule, and in February the state legislature introduced a bill that would mandate […]

Moving Up the Ladder at Trinity: An Interview with Kristen Drigon, Director, Business Planning & Implementation

Kristen Drigon, Director, Business Planning & Implementation

In our new series of interviews with key members of the Trinity team, we spoke with Kristen Drigon. Kristen started at Trinity Solar with a summer job as a filing clerk while at high school in 2001, and she worked her way up to become Trinity’s Director, Business Planning & Implementation. Along the way, she’s […]

From Boston to Newark, Many Northeastern Homeowners Still Missing Out on Solar

11 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

As the largest solar installer in the northeastern US, with over 20,000 installs to date, Trinity Solar has seen incredible growth in this region over the past few years. Even if we get a bit less sunshine on an annual basis than southern and western states – we have a season called “winter,” you can […]

How Solar Helps You Manage Your Monthly Budget

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If you’re in charge of keeping track of your household’s budget, there’s a big benefit from going solar beyond just lower electricity bills: more predictable electricity bills. Take a look at a chart from the Department of Energy showing average monthly residential electricity prices in the states Trinity serves over the past 15 years.As you […]

The Cost of NOT Going Solar: Five Things You’re Missing Out On

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Home solar is in the midst of an unprecedented boom, and there’s been a concurrent explosion in articles on the internet about how much it costs to go solar. It’s no surprise: solar is a major, long-term investment in your home, and you’d be foolish not to do your homework before taking the plunge. However, […]

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