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Astrum Solar and Hudson Clean Energy Launch the Simple Solar Loan Program

12/03/14  |  Press Release

Innovative financial offering removes the cost barriers of solar for homeowners nationwide.

Let the sun shine in: Fairfielders save with solar

12/01/14  |  News Article

Fairfielders who installed solar panels through a town-sponsored program may avoid some of the steep sticker shock predicted for area electricity users this winter.

Tumbling Cost of Solar Panels Sparks Boom in Clean Energy

11/04/14  |  News Article

The International Energy Agency recently released a report that predicts solar could be the world's largest source of electricity within less than four decades, ahead of coal, natural gas, wind, and nuclear.

Hanwha Q CELLS and Astrum Solar Reach Solar Module Supply Agreement

10/20/14  |  Press Release

Hanwha Q CELLS, the largest European PV provider, will deliver its high yield polycrystalline and monocrystalline modules for full-service installer Astrum Solar’s residential and commercial rooftop installations throughout its footprint.

Homeowners weigh in: are solar panels worth it?

09/28/14  |  News Article

The Eagans are powering their home with solar energy. They decided to go green because it helps the environment and saves them money.

Direct Energy Enters US Residential Solar Market Through Acquisition of Astrum Solar

07/29/14  |  Press Release

Gives Leading Electric Retail Provider Residential Solar Sales and Installation Capabilities

Go solar with Liberty Utilities Energy Solutions and save on electricity

07/15/14  |  Press Release

Customers get the benefits of solar power and reduce monthly bills

Astrum Solar and Hudson Clean Energy Announce $100 Million Partnership

07/07/14  |  Press Release

Agreement will bring affordable residential solar financing to thousands of homeowners

Experts Say Solar Power Could Soon Pose Economic Threat to Electric Utilities

07/07/14  |  News Article

Solar is not only a greener alternative, but it can mean real savings.

MEA Announces Game Changer Energy Grants

06/19/14  |  Press Release

The Maryland Energy Administration announces grants for innovative renewable projects through its Game Changer program

University of Maryland, College Park Staff, City Residents Organize Solar Bulk Purchase

05/12/14  |  Press Release

Select MD-Based Astrum Solar to Complete Installations

Astrum Solar Announces Hiring of Tom Sinnot as EVP and Chief Financial Officer

05/07/14  |  Press Release

Award-winning CFO brings high-growth expertise to leader in home and business solar installations

Astrum Solar and Ethical Electric Announce Partnership

04/21/14  |  Press Release

Partnership allows consumers to generate or purchase power from 100% renewable sources

Solar energy push is on in Wellesley

03/11/14  |  News Article

The town has partnered with Astrum Solar, a Maryland company that operates locally out of Hopkinton and that is providing free site evaluations.

Glastonbury Solar Program Gains 38 Installations

03/03/14  |  News Article

The 10-week program ended Feb. 11. Town Manager Richard J. Johnson said the 38 contracts were twice as many solar installations as the town has seen in the last seven years combined. As more contracts were signed, the price for everyone's system went down.

Astrum Solar Wins Solarize Deals in Massachusetts

02/26/14  |  Press Release

Four Massachusetts Communities Select Astrum Solar as Exclusive Community Solar Partner

Take the next step and meet Bedford’s solar installer

02/23/14  |  News Article

For Bedford residents or small businesses that already are interested in — or want to learn more about — purchasing or leasing solar photovoltaic systems at lower-than-market prices, the next step in Bedford’s program with Solarize Mass is to meet the installer.

Solarize Stamford to Host More Workshops

02/18/14  |  News Article

Since the recent launch of Solarize Stamford, 10 city residents have used the program to save money on their electric bills and reduce their carbon footprint, and the interest in solar is growing...

Arborjet harnesses solar energy

02/21/14  |  News Article

The company’s tree injection technology goes green with Photovoltaic Solar Energy System.