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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, numerous residents discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.

Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly decrease and even eliminate your electric expenses

Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.

#2 Make a great return on your investment

Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy costs cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against rising energy costs

One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past ten years, property electrical energy prices have increased by an average of three percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenditures.

#4 Increase your home value

Numerous research studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly 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, need for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price changes in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings 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 remove 3 to four heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are important parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer getting choices, producing 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 homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.

Lots of homeowners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

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

With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what price, for a minimum of the next 20 years (repaired 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

Where Can I Find Solar Pane,Panels.?
I'M Looking For Solar Panels, But I Am A Young Broke Artists/Inventor, Where Can I Find Them Free Or Are There Companies That Make Them...What Kind Of Company Makes Them,.?Flexible Solar Panels Would Be Nice..

go to local hardware stores, some sell somewhat cheap 45w pv panels.

How Do Solar Panels Work?
Simplfy It So I Can Understand Pls And Put It In Stages Such As 1. Sun Hits Solar Panel Pls How Many Different Types Of Solar Panels Are There?

The term solar panel is best applied to a flat solar thermal collector, such as a solar hot water or air panel used to heat water, air, or otherwise collect solar thermal energy. But 'solar panel' may also refer to a photovoltaic module which is an assembly of solar cells used to generate electricity. In all cases, the panels are typically flat, and are available in various heights and widths.

An array is an assembly of solar-thermal panels or photovoltaic (PV) modules; the panels can be connected either in parallel or series depending upon the design objective. Solar panels typically find use in residential, commercial, institutional, and light industrial applications.

Solar-thermal panels saw widespread use in Florida and California until the 1920's when tank-type water heaters replaced them. A thriving manufacturing business died seemingly overnight. However, solar-thermal panels are still in production, and are common in portions of the world where energy costs, and solar energy availability, are high.

Recently there has been a surge toward large scale production of PV modules. In parts of the world with significantly high insolation levels, PV output and their economics are enhanced. PV modules are the primary component of most small-scale solar-electric power generating facilities. Larger facilities, such as solar power plants typically contain an array of reflectors (concentrators), a receiver, and a thermodynamic power cycle, and thus use solar-thermal rather than PV.

Harbour Freight Has Solar Panels On Sale. Should I Buy Them?
Well, It Says 45 Watts. Is That Each Panel? And If You Get The Panels Then What?? You Can'T Plug Into A Panel Can You?? I Want To Be Able To Run My Fridge If Power Is Out For Ten Days Again Like It Was In April.

Howdy,

I haven't looked at this in a long time --- but last time I did the storage panels are used to charge large storage batteries --- The kind in a car.

You would than need an inverter to change the 12v DC from the batteries to 110c AC.
Different inverters offer different wattages so you will need to choose carefully.

Since the batteries are on constant charge, during daylight hours, you will need to use a voltage regulator so the batteries are not overcharged.

To find out how many panels and batteries you need and what kind of inverter --- I might want to Google.

Who Invented The First Solar Energy Panel?

Wow, Jonathan.H.Solar, eh? There is no such person.

Edmund Becquerel in 1838 was the first to publish findings of "photovoltaic" properties of certain substances.

In 1873 Willoughby Smith while experimenting with underwater telegraph cables observed the light sensitivity of the element selenium. He later posed the possibility of a selenium solar cell.

In 1883, Charles Fritz produced the first practical solar cell. It had a conversion efficiency of 1-2%.

Look at the third link for a pretty decent history of solar energy.

Regards,

-JL

Solar Panel Webcam?
I'M Trying To Make A Solar Power Convertor For An Existing Webcam I Have. The Webcam Plugs Into A 120 Outlet And Required Max 83 Watts. What Would I Need To Make This Work 24 Hour A Day And 7 Days A Week Without Changing The Batteries Of Adding Aditional Power.

A lot. It depends on where you live and where the camera is located. How many hours of sun will fall on the panel daily?

What will you do on cloudy days? Do you expect the batteries to operate during that period.

Bottom line, how many hours does the camera have to run off the battery alone? From that and the number of hours of sunlight, you can calculate how powerful the solar panel has to be and how large the battery has to be.

For example, if you can only count on 4 hours of sun a day, and the batteries have to carry the load the other 20 hours, then the solar array has to deliver 500 watts. Add 20% for losses and you get 600 watts. The battery has to store this 600 watts. If you use a 12 volt 60 amp-hour sealed battery, one is all you need.

But cloudy days will cause the battery to run completely dry, so for ONE cloudy day, you will have to double those numbers. For 2 cloudy days, you will have to triple them. Now it is getting expensive. The 3 batteries are about $300. The 1800 watts of solar cells are thousands of dollars.



Bottom line, in the real world, you cannot make it run 24/7, since you cannot predict how many cloudy days you will have. The above expensive example only allowed for 2 cloudy days. If you have 5 cloudy days, this could get very expensive, with 6 large batteries, a roof full of solar arrays. And a pile of electronics and inverters to handle the proper charging conditions for the batteries and to generate the 120 volts AC.



A lower power camera will save big dollars. Find one that runs on 10 watts, and suddenly you are looking at a few hundred instead of a large multi thousand dollar installation. And pick a number for how many hours/days of operation you need if bad weather arrives.



Edit: pick a solar array, charger and battery. They will come with instructions and schematics.

Also, when you pick a camera, find or measure its typical current in your application, it should be much lower than the maximum number. Make sure you turn off any feature you don't need, such as LCD display. Typical number will allow you to use a smaller array.

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