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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 home owners to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous property owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically reduce or even eliminate your electric bills

Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can make up a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary 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 cash.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs

One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy rates have actually gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a service or homeowner with ever-changing money flow, going solar likewise helps you much better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Boost your home worth

Multiple research studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up 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 achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost changes in global energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater 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 lower your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common property solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and business social duty are crucial components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to operate properly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous property owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar company for electrical energy-- 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 energy companies are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at what price, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed energy expenses).

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

Wave And Solar Energy To Electricty?
I Have Homework On Energy Sources Producing Electricity. I Got Stuck On Wave And Tidal. Please Describe How Wave And Tidal Energy Is Used To Produce Electricity. In A Flow Chart Style With The Form Of Energy Under. Ke--Kinetic Energy Here Is The Example Of Coal Coal Burned≫ Heats Water To Steam≫ Steam Turns Turbine≫ Turbine Turns Generator ≫Makes Electricity Chemical ≫ Thermal ≫ Ke Of Steam ≫ Ke Of Turbine&Generator≫ Electrical

So a Tidal energy generation is similar to a wind turbine. Shifting tides are caused by the moon, the energy is harnessed by using turbines to be rotated by the moving water.

Moon controls tides (moving water)> Moving Water Turns Turbine> Turbine Turns Generator > Makes Electricity.

Gravitational > KE of Water > KE of Turbine & Generator > Electrical.

Electric Car A Farce?
The Chevy Volt Cost $41,000 And Taxpayers Money, But Fuel Economy Is Terrible, But The Government Still Wants Our Money To Support It??? Wtf? Just Like Solar And Wind, The Government Takes Our Hard-Earned Money And Gives It To Big Companies To Build Projects That Will Not Stand On Their Own When Honestly Evaluated. From Investors.Com Article. &Quot;So It'S Not An All-Electric Car, But Rather A Pricey $41,000 Hybrid That Requires A Taxpayer-Funded $7,500 Subsidy To Get Car Shoppers To Look At It. But Gee, Even Despite The False Advertising About The Powertrain, Isn'T A Car That Gets 230 Miles Per Gallon Of Gas Worth It? We Heard Gm'S Then-Ceo Fritz Henderson Claim The Volt Would Get 230 Miles Per Gallon In City Conditions. Popular Mechanics Found The Volt To Get About 37.5 Mpg In City Driving, And Motor Trend Reports: &Quot;Without Any Plugging In, (A Weeklong Trip To Grandma'S House) Should Return Fuel Economy In The High 30S To Low 40S.&Quot; Car And Driver Reported That &Quot;Getting On The Nearest Highway And Commuting With The 80-Mph Flow Of Traffic — Basically The Worst-Case Scenario — Yielded 26 Miles; A Fairly Spirited Backroad Loop Netted 31; And A Carefully Modulated Cruise Below 60 Mph Pushed The Figure Into The Upper 30S.&Quot; A $16,000 Ford Or Toyota Will Do Much Better Than This! Why Does Our Governrnent And Our &Quot;Environmentalists&Quot; Keep Lieing To Us??? What Is The Purpose?

First, you could make water sound like a terrible thing if you write about it using certain techniques. It is more in the writing than the subject. The Volt is not a pure electric car. It is not even a pure series hybrid. After about 70mph the engine is powering the wheels and by-passing the electric motor so it is kind of a "hybrid-series hybrid" or a "sometimes parallel hybrid." GM seems to have made a number of false statements about the Volt.1 If lying were a death sentence there may not be too many people, including writers, around these days.

Having 2 drive-trains naturally makes it more expensive than the pure electric Nissan Leaf by around $8000. It is not clear from your quote that the government tax credit comes off the 41,000 price and not the other way around. Is being misleading a lie?

But I would agree that many large operations would not stand on their own without government subsidies. Oil as an energy source for example: see "Might as well leave the oil in the ground!" http://planet.betterplace.com/forum/topi... There are times when the government takes "your hard earned money" to save some from crying when they would lose even more later as society falls apart. There is sometimes a social benefit in subsidies even though we perhaps have too much and too many now.

There is a saying that "figures lie and liars figure." In truth there are several different numbers on the Volt mileage. Here are test drive results showing mileage around 90 mpg for the non-electric portion of the trips: http://www.motortrend.com/features/auto_... This is from the same people who previously helped to point out how GM lied. It seems that the "mileage will vary" subsantially depending upon the driving conditions and who is doing the testing.

At this point, it seems that every auto manufacturer is building or working on some form of electric car. Some don't like to see that happening, but it may be like trying to stop Spring and Summer from coming and it may ultimately be in our best interests. It will be interesting to see who will buy the Volt, how many will be sold, and if GM will crush them after 3 years.

How Many Watts Or Volts Of Electricity Does It Take To Boil A Litre Of Water So All Of It Is Water Vapour?
I'M Doing A Project At School On Desalination (Taking The Salt Out Of Water To Make It Clean) And So I Need To Know How Many Volts It Takes. Everyone Says That Desalination Uses Alot Of Electricity. Is This So?

To boil a liter of water to steam you would need to know its starting temperature. The result of the calculation would be the amount of ENERGY that it would take to do this. Electrical energy is measured in watt-hours.

So you would calculate the amount of energy to take water from the starting temp to boiling, and the amount of energy to take that amount of water from 100C water to steam. The answer is the sum of those 2.

There are other methods to turn salt water to fresh. They are also energy intensive.

There are some really cool techniques called "solar stills" for converting salt water into fresh water. You build one of these for your project and you will get an A.

Cell Phone Battery Invention For A Boardroom Project?
I'M Doing A Group Project Where We Present Our Invention To A Panel Of Judges And I Think It Would Be Cool To Have A Cell Phone Battery That Charges Through Phone Talks. I Don'T Know If That'S Even Possible Though Or How I Would Prove It Would Work. Maybe When You Talk Into Your Phone The Vibrations Of Your Voice Activated A Thin Material In The Battery That Would Produce Kinetic Energy, Some How Charging Your Phone. I Don'T Know. Ideas?

The amount of energy contained in sound waves is miniscule, nowhere near enough to charge a cell phone. You need about 5 watts of electrical power. This amount of power could be obtained from:-
Hand operated crank
Solar cells
Electrical outlet
Automobile electrical system
Radioisotope Thermal Generator (this would work fine, but you may have some difficulty getting a permit for it).
Faucet powered water turbine
Compressed air turbine
Stationary bicycle

The electrical outlet is, of course the most popular choice. Conservation of energy means that you cannot charge the battery unless you have an adequate power source.

What Type Of Energy Resource Is Nonrenewable?

Technically, even the Sun will run out in 5 billion years and technically, fossil fuels are the chemically stored solar energy collected by photosynthesis millions of years ago. Renewable refers more to it's rate of production versus our rate of use and has more to do with our limited lifespan and the general ignorance of our population. It isn't the fossil fuel that isn't renewable just that we're using the reserves faster than nature will replenish them.

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02445, 02446, 02447, 02467