Qualifications + partnerships
We have forged lasting relationships with multiple product suppliers, financing partners, and key regulatory bodies to help further solar adoption in Massachusetts, achieve better pricing for customers, and participate in and promote best business practices within the renewable energy industry.
Certified B Corporations meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. They must achieve a minimum verified score on the B Impact Assessment—a rigorous assessment of a company’s impact on its workers, customers, community, and environment—and make their B Impact Report transparent on bcorporation.net. Certified B Corporations also amend their legal governing documents to require their board of directors to balance profit and purpose.
Amicus Solar Cooperative was founded in 2011 with the mission of supporting independent solar energy businesses working to create a market solution to climate change. This innovative member-owned collaborative is comprised of quality solar installation companies who benefit from collaboration by reduced customer acquisition costs, streamlined project financing, and drastically improved operational efficiencies.
SunBug is a member of an Elite Network of contractors selected to provide Pearl Certification on solar systems. Pearl partnered with the Department of Energy, ENERGY STAR, the Appraisal Institute, the Building Performance Institute, and the National Association of Realtors to develop a certification system that documents and translates the high performing features of homes into the language of lenders, appraisers, and agents in order to value those features.
Enphase Energy develops and manufactures solar micro-inverters, battery energy storage, and EV charging stations primarily for residential customers.
SolarEdge provides innovative solar power harvesting and monitoring solutions for residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar PV installations.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), founded in 2009, is the first of its kind in the United States. It is a publicly-funded agency dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth, while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is an agency within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). It develops and implements policies and programs aimed at ensuring the adequacy, security, diversity, and cost-effectiveness of the Commonwealth’s energy supply to create a clean, affordable and resilient energy future.
SRECTrade is a leading solar renewable energy credit (SREC) management and transaction platform with operations across all of the SREC markets. The company manages the largest portfolio of operational solar systems registered in Massachusetts. SRECTrade’s goal is to simplify SRECs by providing a sustainable and equitable SREC solution fit for the long term viability of the Massachusetts solar industry.
UMass 5 offers a variety of loans for renewable energy products to help bring clean, renewable energy to your home without using any of your home’s equity.
CECU offers customized loans that are specifically tailored to clean energy products and services. Their mission is to promote clean energy, environmental stewardship, and cooperative enterprises through the financial services they provide to their members.
NESHW offers the best value and highest performing residential solar hot water systems, leading the Massachusetts market in price, experience, and system quality. They have the largest base of installed solar thermal systems in Massachusetts and are consistently at the top of the MassCEC’s publicly-available database of installed systems, for both quantity and price, statewide.