Going Solar Is Now Affordable
Our Experienced Solar Consultants Help You Design The Perfect Solution
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
Ready To Go Solar?
- Fully licensed & insured installers
- Custom tailored solutions
- Free in home consultations
- Easy financing options
- 20 year warranty
- Transparent contracts
- 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 power makes it possible for resident to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, numerous homeowners find that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower and even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical power rates have actually gone up by approximately three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a service or house owner with rising and falling cash flow, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Several studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall 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 tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal residential solar panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are important parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer acquiring decisions, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute just how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, at what price, for at least the next 20 years (fixed energy costs).
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.
- 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
- 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
If Solar And Wind Power Are So Efficient, Why Didn'T Doc Brown Attach Panels And A Windmill To The Delorean?
Because solar and wind power is a bunch of crap, and the reason USA economy is bad is because obama wants it that way, a way he uses to destroy this great nation.
Obama Supports Drilling; In Brazil!
Barack Obama lied about supporting drilling in the US. He was running for the job of President and he said he supported drilling. At the time gas prices were unstable, and the economy was tanking and a young lady named Sarah Palin was a VP candidate with more energy experience in her little finger than Obama has in his entire body and she was firing people up with her chant of “drill baby, drill”.
Obama won the election and we have not begun drilling. We have a moratorium on drilling and Obama is in favor of that. He does not want us to drill for our own oil and while gas prices skyrocket he sits idly by watching. He wants our prices to go up and he wants us to feel the pain so that he and his cronies can manufacture a crisis so they can push cap and trade and alternative energy. Those technologies have not been developed to a degree they can provide enough energy to meet our needs but Obama has friends he needs to make wealthier. He is beholden to GE…
The Bush energy policy was opposed by Democrats who claim that somehow Bush and Cheney manipulated the price of oil because they are oil men and this helped their buddies. It is pure hogwash because oil is a global commodity and its price is affected by what is going on in the world. However, Obama can affect the polices regarding alternative energy by keeping us from using our own oil (which forces us to pay the higher prices).
Simply allowing us to drill and retrieve OUR oil would provide Americans with tens of thousands of desperately needed jobs and would allow us to use our own resources instead of paying someone else for theirs. But that is Obama’s plan.
He wants us to spend our money to help other countries develop their oil and retrieve it and then he wants them to sell it to us.
“We want to help you with the technology and support to develop these oil reserves safely. And when you’re ready to start selling, we want to be one of your best customers.” Investor’s
Yep, Obama is OK with the Brazilians drilling for their oil and he will even help them do so (with financial and technical aid) and then he will be overjoyed to buy that oil from them.
That Obama is one class act. I just want to know why he has no problem with the Brazilians drilling for their resources but refuses to allow us to do the same. Why? Either he is intent on shackling us to the whims of the market and the prices and production of oil producing countries or he has a real concern for our people. If the latter is the case then he must hold Brazilians in low regard. Are they not as important as humans as we are? No, I think he wants to cripple us to push his agenda.
So America, why is drilling good enough for the people of Brazil (and with the full support of Obama) but not for us?
He wants to destroy us and he is doing it little by little.
GE needs the “clean” energy business and Obama is working to give it to them…
Meanwhile, he is just giving us the business, like screwing America and trying to make us like it.
Now rejecting the Pipeline.
Alternative Energy ? First Thought Solar Panels. How Many Cheap, Handy And Flashy Forms Are There A.Energy?
Alternative Sounds Odd, Weirdy, Primitive..How About Running A Flashy Car On Cheap Spirit? And Having A Comfortable Home Heated Or Cooled Naturally By ??
hi Nischal, i'm interested in Alternative Energy. its not only Solar panels, it can also be wind generators, in India, Solar panels r being used to heat water, but not very efficiently, i'm keen on making small wind generators that will charge car batteries, n when there's no wind, the batteries will run small appliances like lights n fans, for starters.
about running cars on spirit, first, the process of making spirit should be easy n non-toxic. N second, You need an adequate n constant supply of it to be sure You don't get stuck when You r away from the spirit refill station.
let me know if You r interested in doin more research on Alternative n Free Energy, i do have a few sites.
All the best.
Solar To Heat The Water In Our House? Cost?
I'M Interested In Heating Our Water With Solar Energy. We Live In Virginia, And Have Direct Sun On Our Ranch Style Roof. How Much Would It Cost To Purchase The Technology And To Maintain Solar Panels Just To Heat Our Water?
Can't answer directly, as ROI will depend on how you can situate the solar panels and how much freezing weather you get -- a simple system that will handle hot water in summer but has to be drained in winter is cheap and easy. The ones involving heat exchangers that can be used in freezing weather are more complex and expensive.
Please Help With My Solar Energy Installation?
I Have A Few Volkswagen Solar Panels, Those That They Use To Keep The Batteries Charged.
I´M Planing To Use Them In Combination With A Car Battery And A Small Power Inverter With A Timer To Pump Water Only A Couple Of Minutes A Day To Water My Bonsais,
I Have The Panels, The Battery, The Timer, The Power Inverter And The Pump,
What Else Do I Need To Make It Work?
A Friend Told Me That I Have To Prevent The Energy From Going Back Or Something To Shut Off The Timer When The Batteries Are Charging. Thanks!
That's a tricky question.
You are going to need one or more diodes connected between the PV panels and the battery, to prevent it from discharging through the panels when the lights are out.
A single car battery typically has a charging current of about 0.8-1 amp, and needs a charging bias of about 2.3-2.5 volts over the top of the battery's voltage. I assume that since the originally intended purpose of your PV panels is for charging car batteries, that they are sized correctly in terms of voltage and current output.
The diode(s) is another matter. Here are the specifications you are going to want. I have added here an approximate fudge factor.
forward voltage : ~0.8v
reverse breakdown voltage: 30v
leakage current: micro-amp range
forward current: 2 amps. If you can't find diodes this large(unlikely), you can just connect enough in parallel to get the current capacity you want.
Another problem, is the fact that the inverter will draw a small to moderate amount of current whenever it is switched on, even if the pump is not on. I am not sure how to solve this problem besides just physically turning the inverter off when it is not being used. This kind of defeats the purpose of having an automatic system though....
Mark's idea of using a 12v dc pump and ignoring the battery and inverter altogether, is a good one.
You might want to talk to a bona fide electrical engineer in RL, and ask him what his opinion is. Electrical engineering is not my specialty......
Good luck with your project
Solar Panels And Fumigation?
I Live In San Diego, Near The Coast. It'S Regular To Get Your House Fumigated Every 10 Years, Recommended. But Are Solar Panels Okay With That?
Hey Spk, Ravi has some good points about tenting, but to answer your question directly, solar panels should not have any problem with tenting. They are made primarily of aluminium, acrylic and silicone, pretty inert rom a chemical standpoint. If tenting doesn't do damage to motherboards on computers and other electronics, then it won't bother the panels. Just make sure when the tenting is done that the panels are clear of debris, and appear clean.
Our home has been solar powered for over 10 years now, I've never had to clean them for any reason, except to brush snow off them in the winter once in a while. Like Ravi, my concerns about tenting are more environmental than electronic based. Good luck Spk, and take care, Rudydoo