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From examining your current eletrical usage and costs to assisting with the correct financing plan, you will receive a custom designed solar energy plan which suits you and your family.

What Our Customers are Saying



"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

Our Services

Ready To Go Solar?

  • 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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothes, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, numerous property owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly decrease or even remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a property owner, organization, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.

#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy expense cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous ten years, domestic electrical energy prices have actually increased by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or property owner with fluctuating cash circulation, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenses.

#4 Boost your home worth

Numerous studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.

Many house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The energy business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be created, and most notably, at what price, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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 To Calculate Electricity Generated By A Solar Panel?
What Information Will I Need Before? How To Calculate The Energy Output ( In Kwh), Voltage

A panel will produce a voltage and an amperage (current). Both will depend on the panel, the amount of light and the load attached to the panel.

Watts = amps * volts
1W = 1A * 1V
If the panel output 12 volts at 1 amp then it would produce 12V * 1A = 12W

V = i * R
Voltage = amps * resistance
Say there is a load of 12 ohms across the panel electrodes and 12 volts is measured across the load.
then 12V = i * 12 ohms
Therefore the current is 1A 1A*12ohms = 12 volts

Could We Replace Gas Stations With Solar Panels?
Would It Be Possible To Replace Gas Stations With Solar Stations? For Example, Maybe We Could Have The Roof Of The Station Be A Huge Solar Panel And Instead Of The Gas Hole For Your Car, We Could Have A Certain Type Of Outlet. For The Gas Hose, We Could Have A Plug That We Would Plug Into Our Car And It Would &Quot;Charge&Quot; Our Car. Is This Possible? P.S No Short/Unexplained Answers Please.

Technically yes. The energy from the Sun can separate an oxygen atom from CO2 to produce CO and an oxygen atom from H2O to produce H2, releasing O2. The mixture of CO and H2 is called syngas and will self assemble into linear hydrocarbons in the Fischer Tropsch reaction producing a carbon neutral synthetic gasoline or diesel as the carbon is from atmospheric CO2. Batch mode lab tests have already been successful, an actual reactor is going online soon, the Fischer Tropsch process is already in use to dilute our high sulfur diesel to meet federal ultra low sulfur diesel requirements and syngas can also be obtained from gasification of trash and dried sewage as is done with our current plasma incineration plants. However the panel would have to be very large or you'll be waiting a long time for your fuel.

Gasoline and diesel are just energy stored chemically as are batteries, you don't have to be electric to run off solar power, you don't even have to change a single vehicle.

How To Charge A Battery With A Higher Rated Solar Panel?
I Have A Small 6 Volt Battery And Two Small Solar Panels. Their Series Output (The Panels) Is 12.5 Volts (0.8 Watts) So It Drives A Current Of 64 -74 Ma. I Would Like To Charge The Battery With The Solar Panels, But Have Absolutely No Idea How. I Connected It To The Batteries And The Voltage Dropped To Around 6.55 Volts And Climbed Rapidly (About 0.1 Volts Per Minute). Did It Mean That Current Raised? I Need Your Help, Please. Thanks

Solar cells have a high internal resistance, so that will act as a current limiter when charging.

But you don't mention the size or rating of the battery. 70 mA may be fine, or it may overload the battery.

get the max charge rate of the battery, and then connect them as you had, and measure the current. It should not exceed the max allowed. An easy way to measure the current is to connect a 1 ohm resistor (or perhaps 10 ohms) in series and measure the voltage across it.

The numbers you saw looked about right. The number climbing is because the battery is charging. Or because it is overloaded. Check the battery specs before you try again.

If the current is too high, you will have to add resistance to keep it within spec. Or get a charge controller with the right numbers for the battery and panels.

How Can A Car That Runs On Solar Panels Help The Environment?
Other Than Not Polluting The Air?

And what else do you want...

How Is Solar Energy Stored?
How Is Solar Energy Stored, And How Effcient Is The Storage? Is It Practical? How Long Can Solar Energy Be Stored For Later Use? Are Different Methods Used For Various Locations Around The World?

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/03/...

This site may help you :)

There are a few ways we get energy from the sun. the most well known is though solar panels that turn the suns raise into energy and store it in battery's. Although there is also Solar Thermal that uses mirrors to heat water that then produces steam and turns turbines and makes power (this is general more practical due to the shortage of silicon to make solar panels.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_therm...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_energ...

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02474, 02475, 02476