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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 resident to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothes, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of property owners find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically reduce or perhaps remove your electric bills

Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a large portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of cash.

#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical power prices have increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your home worth

Numerous research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy independence

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 create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 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. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a fantastic method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common domestic solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar company 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 Investment

The energy business are infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine just how much electrical power will be generated, and most importantly, at what cost, for a minimum of 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

How To Build A Solar Panel?
Where Can I Find Good Instructions To Build A Cheap Solar Panel On My Own?

To build an effective but cheap solar panel, you need some expert advice. I recommend you get your hands on the comprehensive e-book and video instructions by Michael Harvey. His guide is very easy to follow and it will help you make a complete solar power system for less than $200. He also teaches how to make windmills.

You can find more information at his website:

http://cfurl.net/earth4energy/

I hope this helps!

What Hybrid Solar Panel Should I Use For Homes?
The Kind Of Hybrid Solar Panel I Need Has To Be ''30 X 20'' Feet (Or Smaller) And Must Be Hybrid And I Need The Amps, Voltage, Watts, And How Many Years It Will Last. That Includes The Manufacturer And Year. I Really Need This Help Though. But If You Cant Ind All The Information Thenthats Fine Too. Also It Must Create 40 Killowatts Per Day -Tank Yuu!!!!

Yikes!

If you need 40kw/day, and one assumes 8 hours of good sunlight, you need a 5kw system. A typical panel will produce up to 10 watts/square foot, the amorphous panels about 13 watts/square foot. That gets you to about 390 square feet of panel, within your parameter. This is the minimum area you need to make the power you require. And in a northern climate with less sunlight you will make less power. So, do your solar angles based on your latitude to increase the area for the winter months.

Now, per your requirement, you are also trying to make hot water from the same system - putting you on the cutting edge of technology. And putting you at-risk for multiple failure modes. At this moment, most of the hybrid panel systems are in the development stage, and costs are quite high for that reason - you are perhaps 2-3 years out for full development and reliable applications.

There are a couple of outfits out there making translucent photo-voltaic film for appplication over thermal solar collectors - they are (again) in the development stage. A google search of that will give you all the information you need and more completely and accurately than this venue permits.

And there are a few out there who have used standard PV cells as a covering for home-made hybrid systems - again it has not yet hit the small commercial market.

Good luck with it.

What Do You Do For The Enviroment?
I Recycle Almost Everything. I Take The Train Insted Of The Car. I Use Led. I Buy Food Thats Produced In My Country, Or As Close As Possible. What Do You Do? And Please Write Which Country You Live In

I'm in Australia, and I have solar panels to generate electricity, I recycle all paper and plastics in the council supplied bin. I have my car converted to run on LPG, and have had two previously. I also have worm farms and compost bins for non meat food scraps. I use public transport as much as possible.
AND I did not do it to save the environment, I did it to save money, reduce landfill, and have good soil for growing vegetables.
As far as the environment, humans can do nothing to alter what the planet is doing naturally, and has done ever since it was formed.
EDIT. I also don't use the plastic bags at the supermarket, I have bought cloth bags for that.

How Should I Charge An Ipod With A Solar Panel?
What I Have Are 2 Solar Panels(6V And 100Ma Each). I Am Trying To Make Something Out Of Them Which Can Charge My Ipod, So I Have Couple Of Questions, 1) Should I First Charge Another Battery Through The Solar Panel Or I Charge The Ipod Directly.2)If I Charge A Battery And Then Ipod Through The Solar Panel Then How Should I Go About It, If I Charge My Ipod Directly (Same) How Should I Go About It? Last Thing - How Should I Choose The Resistor I Need,(Ipod'S Input Voltage=3.7V) Thank U

You should parallel each of the solar panels with a low-drop schottky diode (0.31Vf is optimal);
http://search.digikey.com/us/en/products...
This is to make sure that the voltages and currents from each is isolated (they are not equal).

then use a switching regulator (POLA type) to regulate the battery voltage (when NOT pluged into the solar cells !!). This one will give you good regulation at 3.6V and will work fine:
http://search.digikey.com/us/en/products...

But you will also need a 100uF capacitor on the output so use this too:
http://search.digikey.com/us/en/products...

you may want to combine these into a (4) cell battey pack of rechargeable batteries (preferably NiMH types @ 1.35V for a spare battery pack. Use a holder like this one:
http://search.digikey.com/us/en/products/BH24AAW/BH24AAW-ND/37049

but don't have the charger and the battery pack on at the same time.

How Much Energy Would This Solar Panel Produce?
Rated In Kilowatts, What Is The Maximum Output Of One 8 By 10 Solar Panel? Assume This Solar Panel Is Located At The Equator For Maximum Sunlight.

The world record efficiency for a solar panel is about 42%. At the equator, you can get up to about 1000W m^-2.


The efficiency of commercial cells tends to range from 10-20%. They're almost all single junction cells, so will never exceed 31% efficiency.


To work out your maximum power output, multiply 1000 x efficiency (as a decimal) x area covered.

So an 8m x 10m solar panel would be 80 square metres. At 15% efficiency its peak output would be 12000W or 12kW.




Total energy output will be different, since it won't be maximum power output all the time. In fact, it will more likely generate something like 20% of its maximum theoretical output, since the Sun won't always be overhead (and sometimes it's night!). The 12kW panel above might have a mean output of 2.4kW, or 57.6kWh/day.

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