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"We found all of the employees with whom we in contact from the sales representative to the installers to be knowledgeable and professional. All our questions were answered satisfactorily which is why we decided panels installed. We were also impressed with the company’s A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.” – Pat S. – Boston


"Our first two bills were approximately $300.00 less than before and our third bill, just received was down about $250.00 from what we were paying! We think it is fantastic!" - William R. - Waltham MA


"They did a wonderful job on my system and I would recommend them to my family and friends!" - Georg S. - Chicopee MA

I cannot express my gratitude for going forward with solar panels. From the initial meeting to discuss the possibility to the techs who eventually installed them. But most of all, it is the savings we have experienced. That first month was unbelievable. Solar plus our other electric source combined was less than our usual monthly expense. During the summer when our electric usage is higher because of the air conditioning, our monthly expense was still less than what we have paid with past summer usage. And if that’s not enough…our present electricity is primarily supplied by the solar panels. We have been building up a reserve with our other electricity source and will be able to draw from that all winter when our panels wont’t generate as much electricity. It’s a win-win situation that we’re just thrilled over. Having a fixed rate locked in is another great feature for savings.” – Virgil T. – Westport MA

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  • Fully licensed & insured installers
  • Custom tailored solutions
  • Free in home consultations
  • Easy financing options
  • 20 year warranty
  • Transparent contracts
  • Eco-friendly
  • State and federal incentives
  • Roof repair if damaged during installation
  • Customer service is our top priority

About Solar Energy

Solar power is energy from the sun that is transformed into thermal or electrical energy.

Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant renewable resource source available, and the United States has some of the richest solar resources worldwide. Modern innovation can harness this energy for a variety of usages, consisting of producing electricity, supplying light or a comfortable interior environment, and heating water for domestic, commercial, or industrial usage.

Solar Benefits

Solar power makes it possible for home owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of homeowners find that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically decrease and even eliminate your electric bills

Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can make up a big part of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity costs have actually gone up by an average of 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or property owner with changing capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your house worth

Numerous research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in global energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common property solar panel system will get rid of three to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are necessary elements of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.

Many property owners select to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.

#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment

The utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what rate, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed energy costs).

Financing

What are the various payment options?

We have many flexible purchasing agreements for customers who would like to install a new home solar system. There are three different payment options, making them a viable choice for customers of all budgets. The payment options include Lease, PPA, and Purchase.

The Lease

  • Low, fixed payments each month
  • System insurance for 20 years, including maintenance
  • Flexible end-of-term options, including system upgrade, lease extension, and free panel removal

Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

  • We own the solar panel system
  • $0 down for installation
  • Customers only pay for the solar energy that they use

Purchase

  • Customer pays for the system upfront and owns the system
  • System monitoring and maintenance for 20 years
  • Receive 30% federal tax credit
  • See a return on investment within 7-10 years

What happens when the contract for my lease is finished?

We provide our customers with a few different options for when their lease contract is up. Customers can upgrade their equipment to the newest solar technology available, extend the agreement, or have the panels removed at no cost.

What is the warranty?

The Lease and PPA include a 20-year warranty during the lifetime of the system. This warranty exceeds that of most other solar installers’ warranties.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do The United States Solve The Ecological Problem?
What Do The United States Do To Solve The Ecological Problem? I Need To Find A Comprehensive Website, A Book, Or Something Where I Could Read About This In Detail. Any Suggestions?

We need most of all to change how we think.
You can't solve problems with the same kind of thinking that got you into them... as someone famous said, Einstein I think.

The Story of Stuff
http://www.storyofstuff.com/
video that shows how our consumerism on steroids type of capitalism is not sustainable.
It's based on manipulation and exploitation of our desires and weaknesses and gullibility. we are constantly being told that we need every conceivable consumer product, most of which we soon throw away, depleting our resources, destroying ecosytems, and not really in our best interest economically.

We need to focus less on the doom and gloom of global warming and the rest of the environmental problems, and start focusing on what to do about it. We should use current technology to get moving. It is sufficient.
Solar power alone could power the entire country. It would take less land than now used by coal mines. Solar power plants in the southwest could do that, using 1% of our deserts.
No fuel ever. No fuel to mine, transport, store, burn, get rid of the waste from, pay for, or fight wars over.

Scientific American A Solar Grand Plan
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=a-so...

Shows how we can have 65% solar grid by 2050 using solar thermal and concentrating PV power plants in the southwest.


http://blogs.business2.com/greenwombat/

Green Wombat has a bunch of articles on progress in this direction already happening in California where we will have over 2 gigawatts of this power in a few years, in addition to the 355 megawatts we already have in the Mojave Desert.
Just the beginning.
One gigawatt could power San Francisco or 778,000 homes. Hoover Dam is 2 gigawatts.

Some solar thermal company websites:

http://www.ausra.com

http://www.brightsourceenergy.com/

http://www.infiniacorp.com/main.php

http://www.torresolenergy.com/

http://www.skyfuel.com/

http://www.solucar.es/sites/solar/en/index.jsp

http://www.esolar.com/

From Ausra

"Solar thermal power plants such as Ausra's generate electricity by driving steam turbines with sunshine. Ausra's solar concentrators boil water with focused sunlight, and produce electricity at prices directly competitive with gas- and coal-fired electric power."

"All of America's needs for electric power – the entire US grid, night and day – can be generated with Ausra's current technology using a square parcel of land 92 miles on a side. For comparison, this is less than 1% of America's deserts, less land than currently in use in the U.S. for coal mines."


"The same acre can produce 10 times as much energy from wind as it can from corn ethanol, 180,000 miles per acre per year. But both corn ethanol and wind power pale in comparison with solar photovoltaic, which can produce more than 2 million miles worth of transport per acre per year." http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1454/70/

"Using mirrors to focus the sun's heat on one of any various heat-to-electricity converters seems to have separated itself out as being the cheapest form of solar power."
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1444/70/

"I'd put my money on the sun & solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that." Thomas Edison, 1931

http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/solar-temblor-9-big-trends-page2.html
article on planned solar plants in U.S. and
Germany.

And that's just solar.

Wind has big potential as well. Wind is already cheap and is a good balance for solar, because, on average, wind is more available at night."

"In the US, the American Wind Energy Association forecasts that installed capacity could grow from 11,603 MW today to around 100,000 MW by 2020."

"In Canada, Emerging Energy Research predicts that installed wind capacity will expand from around 1,500 MW today to around 14,000 MW by 2015."
{from an article at altenergystocks.com by Charles Morand}

"There are areas in Denmark and Germany who use more than 40 percent of their electricity from wind. From what I have read, they are less concerned about the intermittency than we are in the United States even though we aren't at 1 pecent yet. Why? Because we are told by the fossil fuel guys, hey, can't use wind, can't use solar, what about the intermittency. If wind gets up to 40 percent of the electricity we use and solar gets up to 40 of the electricity we use, the other percents of electricity we need can be made up from the fossil fuel plants that are still there. If they are run less at full power, they can last a long time. That can be your electricity `battery.'"
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/1/7/05733/93954

"Solar energy is the great leveler (unlike oil, which has been the great divider) between the haves and the have nots). No one owns the sun. It can't be drilled or mined or tied up in financial derivatives. It is the only energy source in the world that is primarily free at its source and universally available to consumers. And the closer a nation is situated towards the equator - and the bigger their deserts - the better the technology works." (See Here Comes the Sun, February 17, 2007, Commentary, Chipstocktrader.com)


http://www.setamericafree.org/blueprint.pdf
A BLUEPRINT FOR U.S. ENERGY SECURITY

This book should give you some ideas.

http://www.earththesequel.com./
"Krupp and Horn have turned the doom and gloom of global warming on its head.
"Earth: The Sequel" makes it crystal clear that we can build a low-carbon economy while unleashing American entrepreneurs to save the planet, putting optimism back into the environmental story."
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City

http://www.logicalscience.com/technology/ - a list of promising energy technologies

http://www.pluginpartners.org/
Plug in Partners, an advocacy group to promote plug in hybrid vehicles, or PHEVs. This is our best bet for now. The average American driver, considering people's driving habits, commutes to work, etc, would average 100 mpg overall with PHEVs. Day to day shopping, commuting etc., would be mostly driving in electric mode, well within the range of the batteries. There are no range limits with PHEVs, go anywhere there is fuel. Overnight charge at home would cost $1 at today's rates. So you would get 30-60 miles for that $1. At $1.75 per gallon you would come out even over the life of the car, as compared with buying a regular gas or diesel car. At today's $3.50 a gallon, you're saving a bunch of money.

The grid can handle the nighttime charging because it's off peak demand hours.

The grid is even now cleaner than burning gas or diesel. It will get much cleaner with the conversion to alternative energy. Eventually electric cars will have overcome their range limitations and the grid will be mostly clean energy.

What Is Renewable Energy?
I Have A Project On Renewable Energy Resources, So Does Anyone Have A Good Definition?

Renewable energy is energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat, which are renewable (naturally replenished). In 2008, about 19% of global final energy consumption came from renewables, with 13% coming from traditional biomass, which is mainly used for heating, and 3.2% from hydroelectricity.[1] New renewables (small hydro, modern biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, and biofuels) accounted for another 2.7% and are growing very rapidly.[1] The share of renewables in electricity generation is around 18%, with 15% of global electricity coming from hydroelectricity and 3% from new renewables.[1][2]

Wind power is growing at the rate of 30% annually, with a worldwide installed capacity of 158 gigawatts (GW) in 2009,[3][4] and is widely used in Europe, Asia, and the United States.[5] At the end of 2009, cumulative global photovoltaic (PV) installations surpassed 21 GW[6][7][8] and PV power stations are popular in Germany and Spain.[9] Solar thermal power stations operate in the USA and Spain, and the largest of these is the 354 megawatt (MW) SEGS power plant in the Mojave Desert.[10] The world's largest geothermal power installation is The Geysers in California, with a rated capacity of 750 MW. Brazil has one of the largest renewable energy programs in the world, involving production of ethanol fuel from sugar cane, and ethanol now provides 18% of the country's automotive fuel.[11] Ethanol fuel is also widely available in the USA.

While many renewable energy projects are large-scale, renewable technologies are also suited to rural and remote areas, where energy is often crucial in human development.[12] Globally, an estimated 3 million households get power from small solar PV systems. Micro-hydro systems configured into village-scale or county-scale mini-grids serve many areas.[13] More than 30 million rural households get lighting and cooking from biogas made in household-scale digesters. Biomass cookstoves are used by 160 million households.[13]

Climate change concerns, coupled with high oil prices, peak oil, and increasing government support, are driving increasing renewable energy legislation, incentives and commercialization.[14] New government spending, regulation and policies helped the industry weather the global financial crisis better than many other sectors.[15]

Solar Energy For My House?
For Christmas Im Going To Ask For A Small Solar Energy Kit, Just Something I Can Keep In My Room To Charge My Cell Phone Or Run My Stereo, What Do I Need To Get, How Big Of Panel, Do I Need Any Converters Or Anything Or Do I Just Plug It In To The Panel, Is There A Website I Can Buy What I Need From, Please Help I Want To Be Green And Cut My Emissions But I Dont Know What I Need For A Little Solar It In My Room To Charge A Cell Phone Or Run A Stereo, Thanks, Will Pick Best For Information And Websites/ Books Etc. And For Answering All Questions, Thanks Again

Here are some resources where you can learn more about solar energy. I've also included links to products that can be purchased online and four book titles that may help you. Good luck!

links to a variety of small-scale solar products.
Solar lights: http://www.kansaswindpower.net/lights,po...
Cell phone charger from Gaiam: http://www.gaiam.com/retail/product/17-0...
Cell phone charger from Silicon Solar Inc: http://www.siliconsolar.com/Solar-Cell-P...
Solar battery chargers from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Solar-Powered-Battery-Charger-Charges/dp/B000H36S0G
Other solar products: http://store.sundancesolar.com/

A review for the solar lights available from Kansas Wind Power
http://www.smallist.com/2007/05/08/solar-lights-not-as-stupid-as-it-sounds/

Learn more about solar energy:
This article, Home off the grid by Michael Burnham - 10.3.05, from Sustainable Industries discusses current and future uses of solar and wind energy: http://www.sustainableindustries.com/living/1760551.html

Solar Energy International - Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future: http://www.solarenergy.org/resources/index.html

Information Resources from the US Dept of Energy - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/info_resources.html

Solar Energy Industries Association: http://www.seia.org/solartypes.php

For information regarding large-scale solar projects: The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency provides info on state, local, utility and federal incentives that promote energy and energy and efficiency. http://www.dsireusa.org/


Books you might find useful:
Designing a renewable energy home : choices for sustainable power including wind, solar, wood, photovoltaic (PV), biomass, hydrogen, home-sized power plants, woodgas, natural cooling & A/C, combined heat and power (CHP), fuel cells, thermophotovoltaic (TPV), alcohol/ethanol, electricity, batteries, automobile power, and much more. by Mel Moench
Publisher:Buffalo, Minn. : Osprey Press, ©2006.

Homeowners guide to energy independence : alternative power sources for the average American. by Christine Woodside
Publisher:Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2006.

Power with nature : alternative energy solutions for homeowners. by Rex A Ewing
Publisher:Masonville, CO : PixyJack Press, ©2006.
Edition:Updated 2nd ed | 2 Editions

Energy, use less--save more : 100 energy-saving tips for the home. by Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert
Publisher:White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., [2007].

I Have A Question.Please Answer?
Nasa Wants To Find Out How Much Solar Energy Earth Has Reflected Or Absorbed. How Would They Find That? The Earths Axial Tilt? Is That Right?

1st measure the amount of energy that is coming to the earth.
They have done this with satellites to find that the amount of light reaching Earth above the atmosphere is about 1366 Watts per square meter.

Then measure what bounces back
About 29 percent of the solar energy that arrives at the top of the atmosphere is reflected back to space
The atmosphere absorbs 23 percent of incoming sunlight while the surface absorbs 48. The atmosphere radiates heat equivalent to 59 percent of incoming sunlight; the surface radiates only 12 percent.

The balance is that most of the light reflects off or is change into heat. That heat radiates back out on night side as well.
To little reflection and the heat would build up. Too much and the planet would cool off.

Alternative Energy, What Is It?!?
What Does Alternative Energy Mean?! Thanksies

excepte the fossil energy source such as coal, oil, gas, etc.

currently used alternative energy have : wind energy, wave energy, solar energy, etc, these energy source do not have or only have a little pollution to for environment.

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