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Post Solar Panel Installation in New York 

Apr 1, 2022

Not only does going solar benefit the planet, it benefits your wallet too. It will drastically reduce your electric bill, and you can take advantage of some of the best…

Why is Solar Energy Important in NYC?

Mar 30, 2022

Solar energy is important in facilitating a clean energy future, which is imperative in the fight against climate change. But the use of solar energy has benefits that extend beyond…

Solar Energy Advantages and Disadvantages NYC

Mar 17, 2022

Solar energy provides a lot of benefits to New Yorkers – environmental, financial, and otherwise. But like any kind of investment, there are both pros and cons of solar energy….

Your Guide to Net Metering in New York

Feb 18, 2022

Net metering in New York is one of the best financial benefits of switching to solar energy. This program allows you to utilize the excess energy your solar panels produce…

How does the federal solar tax credit work?

Jan 21, 2022

With tax season fast approaching, you may be thinking about what tax incentives are available for residential solar. One of the best tax credits to take advantage of right now…

The Solar Supply Chain: What You Need to Know

Dec 3, 2021

Solar is a necessity. It is imperative that we shift our energy needs away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. This shift needs to happen at an industrial scale,…

How Does an NYC Solar Installation Work?

Nov 15, 2021

Ever wonder what it’s like to install solar on a flat roof? This video will explain our process for carrying out NYC solar installations, as well as solar system monitoring…

BSW in the Community: CHiPS

Nov 1, 2021

Brooklyn SolarWorks was founded in 2015 with the goal to make solar appealing and accessible for Brooklyn homeowners. But we understand that homeowners aren’t the only Brooklynites who want to…

A Tax on New York Solar is Coming

Oct 25, 2021

Starting next year, Con Edison will be charging new solar customers a Customer Benefit Contribution (CBC) charge. This new charge is effectively a solar tax in New York City. While…

NYC’s Top Solar Myths Debunked

Oct 6, 2021

If you’re considering solar, you’ve most likely heard that going solar in NYC is too expensive. Perhaps you’ve heard solar panels won’t hold up during hurricanes or that they make…

Solar System Maintenance: A Guide

Jul 29, 2021

Are you a solar owner with a quick question about system maintenance? Are you considering solar and wondering what maintenance is involved? This guide is for you! For many NYC…

BSW in the Community: Tiny House Project

May 26, 2021

At our core, Brooklyn SolarWorks is dedicated to furthering clean energy solutions for New Yorkers. We strive to make sure that solar and other sustainable alternatives are accessible to the…

Tesla Solar Roof in NYC

Mar 31, 2021

Does Tesla customize their solar solution for each home? The answer is no. The company uses a standardized approach to Tesla solar roof sales, offering four system capacity options. This…

BSW Joins Clean Energy for Biden

Oct 5, 2020

For the former Vice President, global warming is an era-defining challenge, and combating it is an economic opportunity. Presidential candidate Joe Biden knows there is no greater challenge facing our…

Brooklyn SolarWorks COVID-19 Operations Policy

May 18, 2020

We have always prioritized the safety of our customers, and in these uncertain times, it’s no different. That’s why we are practicing and enforcing best practices for social distancing and self-isolation…

The NY State Historic Tax Credit is Disappearing

Mar 4, 2020

Find out which Brooklyn neighborhoods will be affected. NYC is one of the most incentivized areas of the county for solar. Unfortunately some of these solar tax incentives are diminishing…

Goodbye Net Metering – Hello ?

Feb 11, 2020

If you own a solar system, it’s likely that you produce excess energy which is returned back to the grid. In New York City, Con Edison compensates you for this…

Spreading Solar Lights to Communities in Need

Nov 19, 2019

The best part of Thanksgiving is reflecting on what and who we’re grateful for. This year, Brooklyn SolarWorks pondered the luxury of light. We’re so proud of the fact that…

Homeowner’s Guide to Flat Roof Solar

Oct 22, 2019

For years Brooklyn has been stuck in solar limbo. On one hand, there is huge demand in the borough due to sky high electricity rates and growing climate consciousness among…

Electrical Self Reliance with Solar

Jul 24, 2019

Extreme heat catalyzed the collapse of several power lines this past weekend. The outages were accompanied by fires and floods across America. As these forces worked in tandem, several electrical…

State of Solar on Swiss Public Radio

Jul 19, 2019

On Friday Brooklyn SolarWorks hosted Swiss Public Radio correspondent Isabelle Jacobi at our HQ in Gowanus to discuss the state of solar. Following a short tour through our office and…

Sustainably-Minded Brooklyn Businesses

Jul 18, 2019

Habana Outpost We adore Habana Outpost for their phenomenal Mexican and Cuban food. Their outdoor eating area is always super high energy and fun, and their menu features all kinds…

Brooklyn SolarWorks featured in NYT Article

Jul 9, 2019

Brooklyn SolarWorks was prominently featured in a new article on solar adoption in the New York Times’ Real Estate section on Monday, July 8. Written by staff writer C.J. Hughes,…

Welcome to our new website!

Jun 29, 2019

Welcome to our new website! Since first opening our doors in 2015 we have completed over 600 solar projects in Brooklyn and have had thousands of conversations with local homeowners….