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Solar incentive program shines in Hopkinton

Growing up in the 1980s, Amy Cafazzo remembers her parents investigating what it would take to mount solar panels on their home’s roof to take a bite out of their energy bills. The expense was too great, so the plan fizzled out.

Fast forward to the present, and Amy and her husband, Mark, are a month and a half into generating most of their household electricity through 21 solar panels mounted on the garage attached to their Hopkinton home.

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