On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, SEBANE gathered over 80 solar professionals, policy makers from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, and leading manufacturers of energy storage technology at the Non-Profit Center in Boston.
On October 3, SEBANE's Policy Committee Chair, Nick d’Arbeloff, testified alongside solar advocacy and industry supporters, before the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy on importance of removing the current net metering caps and improving access for all sectors of the Massachusetts solar market.
Solar loan provider Mosaic reached an agreement with Goldman Sachs in which the bank will buy $300 million in loans over time. For Mosaic, the bank deal could serve as a differentiator that other competitors don't have.
On Thursday, September 14, 2017, SEBANE hosted a 60 minute webinar on the Massachusetts SMART (Solar Mass Renewable Target) Program with Mike Judge, Director of the Renewable and Alternative Energy Division at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER).