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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

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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 homeowner to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, numerous property owners find that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.

Leading Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically minimize and even remove your electric costs

Whether you're a property owner, business, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large part of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of money.

#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy bill savings, the average American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against increasing energy costs

One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, residential electrical power prices have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure against unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or homeowner with fluctuating money flow, going solar likewise helps you much better forecast and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your residential or commercial property worth

Several studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a great method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal property 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 necessary parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to operate properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of customer getting decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.

#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 cash down.

Many homeowners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The utility companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what price, 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

What Are A Few Simple Steps I Can Do To Save Electricity And Water To Help The Environment?
I Would Like To Help The Environment By Using Less Water And Electricity ..But How Do I Do That As A Child? My Parents Are Not Intrested To Changing To Fluorescent Light Bulbs Or To Renewable Energy..So I Thought That I Made A Change...What Are Some Simple Steps I Can Do Everyday To Save Water And Electricity? I Wash My Hands Very Often Since I Do Not Like Germs..And I Use A Lot Of Electricity Since I Go On The Computer And Leave The Lights On Usually..So I Want To Save More..I Would Like To Know Where I Can Buy Solar Paneled Things ( Eg. School Things..Like Calculators..Etc ) In My Ares..Which Is Australia , New South Wales , Sydney And Also Please If You Can..Include Some Extras Tips I Can Do..( Eg. Recycling..Etc ) Thankyou And Please Help! Thanks ;)

WATER-
*Use hand sanitizer instead of water sometimes
*Put a timer in your bathroom to take 5 minute showers, it will help you learn how to shower more quickly, to save water

ELECTRICY-
*Solar lights outside instead of outdoor ones
*Energy-sufficient lightbulbs
*Keep blinds open in the day for natural light instead of bulbs

PLASTIC/PAPER-
*Double-sided printing
*Pack a lunch box or tote or something instead of a plastic or paper bag
*Totes at the grocery store instead of plastic
*Use a water bottle everyday to refill, instead of getting new ones
*Don't use plastic utensils or anything for eating/drinking
*Recycle
*Use reusable containers instead of ziplock baggies

Solar Energy Features?
I'M Trying To Do A Feature- Benefit Chart For Solar Energy. Can I Get Some Features? Ex. It'S Waterproof, Environmentally Friendly, Etc. It Would Also Be Great If You Brought Some Benefits Along With Those Features But It Isn'T Really Necessary. Thanks.

Solar energy collection produces no emissions whatsoever. Solar energy collection consumes no fossil fuels. Solar energy collection makes electricity out of energy that is otherwise not collected at all. Passive solar energy collection has no moving parts. The principal materials required to manufacture solar energy collectors are among the most common materials on earth.

Of course, manufacture of solar electric panels has some energy use, some fossil fuel use, some pollution, and some waste, but not very much more so than any other current energy production method and quite a bit less than for some. Installation and maintenance of solar collectors also has costs, again usually not more than, say, the same wattage in coal burning power plants. Active solar systems, which use a medium to store heat overnight and through overcast days, have some of the same issues as any thermal electric generation scheme.

One feature of solar power is that it is available only during local daylight hours, and then only when the skies are not overcast with stratus clouds. This is considered a drawback.

Can One Solar Panel Kit (A) Charge Another Kit (B) With A Led Light Buld, That Charges Panel Kit (A)?
Could One Solar Kit Charge Another Solar Kit That Charges The First Solar Kit

Technically it "could"... but there is always a loss of heat somewhere in the equation (the bulb) in which case panel A would slowly not have enough energy to properly charge the bulb, ending the cycle. Though this would be efficient, it would not be possible for very long after you took light away from panel A. It is impossible to gain perpetual energy. There is always some form of Heat or Friction.

What Kind Of Battery Storage System Can I Use With A Small 20 Watt Solar Pane?
I Have A Small Hydroponics System I Am Building That Uses Low Amounts Of Power. The Only Reason It'S Going Solar Is Because It'S Away From The House And My Parents Don'T Like Me Using Electricity (Plus It'S A Project That Could Be Kinda Fun). Anyways I Need To Power A Computer Fan For About 14 Hours A Day For Cooling Of My Nutrient Solution So The Plants (Rhubarb Of All Things, My Prototype (If You Want To Call It That Lol) Actually Grows It Well) Can Grow Okay In The Tropics, It Uses 4.3 Watts At 12 Vdc. Also I Want To Run A 5 Watt Air-Pump Continuously Or Something Along Those Lines. Http://Img811.Imageshack.Us/Img811/5276/Img0164hz.Jpg It'S Fine And Dandy With The Panel That Will Be 20 To 30 Watts, I'Ll Just Go With Instapark From Amazon. But The Voltage Regulation So The Voltage Doesn'T Spike Past 13 Or So Vdc And Power Storage During Darkness Is An Unknown. With A Larger System I'D Merely Purchase A Deep Cycle Battery Or Even Use A Normal Lead Acid Battery, Then Buy A Charge Controller. But It Seems Such A System Won'T Scale Down Very Effectively Cost Wise And I'M Better Off Going To 40 To 50 Watts. That'S Too Expensive, And Therefore To Do A Small System I Feel Lost :/ So If Anyone Has An Idea Of What To Do I'D Appreciate It Since I Could Spend Hours Reading And Hit The Same Conclusion Some Here May Have. :)

Since the battery will be located outside, I think a deep cycle battery is good. Wall Mart sells them for about $50.00 add a marine battery box for $15.00. A 45 watt solar panel costs $189.00 (or cheaper occasionally) and it comes with a charge controller. Get a 12 volt air pump for best efficiency, or a small inverter for $25.00.

Why Did Reagan Remove The Solar Panels From The White House As Soon As He Took Office?
During The Oil Embargo Of The 70'S, Carter Had Solar Panels Installed On The White House. When Reagan Took Office, In Additon To Eliminating About 90% Of The Tax Credits For Solar Research (In Effect, Raising Taxes On This Work), He Had The Solar Panels Taken Down And Sent To A Warehouse. Why Would He Do This? Http://Www.Unity.Edu/News/Solar1004.Htm

The answer is in the article,

"The solar heating panels were installed on the roof of the West Wing, but removed during Ronald Reagan´s presidency in 1986, after the energy crisis and worries about dependence on foreign oil had subsided."

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