Solar energy industry is flourishing in Mass.
Incentive programs are fueling a boom for alternative energy source in the Bay State
Massachusetts is no California when it comes to sun. But that isn’t stopping the solar energy industry from flourishing here. Massachusetts, better known for long, cold winters, gloomy springs, and gale-driven nor’easters, is undergoing an unlikely solar power boom, attracting solar companies from around the country that are installing systems for homeowners, businesses, and institutions. Only California has a better solar market than Massachusetts, which tied Hawaii in rankings by Ernst & Young, the Big Four accounting firm.