Sustainable Arlington

An Envision Arlington committee & a Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) chapter

Folder Solar Panels & Other Solar Power Options


default Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)

"... the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University and receives support from EnergySage."

MA incentives:

Renewable Energy Info: - solar, wind and other types  

Ask installers about help with paperwork.

pdf MA Residential Guide to Solar Electricity [Mass CEC]

32-page guide from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, 

Additional resources:

default MA Solar Power Guide for Energy Savings [Mass Save]

  • Whether you rent or own, solar power can reduce your energy costs and your environmental impact. 
  • Note: Participating in Arlington Community Electricity supports the growth of New England solar and wind generation.

default Solar Information & Programs

"... experts agree that Massachusetts is an excellent location for solar systems. This section describes the different types of solar energy and how they are used in Massachusetts. In addition, find out what solar programs and incentives are currently available for your home, business, or institution."