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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

Ready To Go Solar?

  • 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 property owner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, many property owners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly minimize or even remove your electric costs

Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large part of your regular monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of money.

#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy costs 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 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses

Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have gone up by an average of three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure versus unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a service or house owner with rising and falling money flow, going solar also helps you better projection and manage your expenses.

#4 Boost your home or business worth

Numerous research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost changes in global energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a terrific way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are very important components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that pick to run properly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Lots of homeowners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- 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 utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electrical power will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (repaired 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 Mechanical Conversion Is A Solar Panel? What Are The Mechanical Conversions?
Science Project.

A solar panel converts radiant energy to electricity. There are no macroscopic mechanics involved.
Mechanical conversion involves gears, pulleys, levers, windlasses, etc. which multiply force.
Fans move air, or can be driven by an air current. Engines convert heat into pressure, and pressure
into rotational torque. Mechanical conversion usually involves some form of work which means
applying a force through a distance. The solar panel doesn't fit the conventional interpretation of a machine.

For homework purposes, "mechanical conversion" probably has a specific meaning within the context
where it appears.

For a better answer add details and choose your words precisely.

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels rely on the properties of silicon. You see, silicon (Si on your periodic table) has just four electrons when in its natural state. Of course, a silicon atom actually has room four 8 electrons.

One silicon atom can combine with another silicon atom to create a strong bond, sharing each others four electrons. Of course, to create electricity, you need to have a positive or negative charge. Because the two silicon atoms exactly fill each others capacity of 8, there is no positive or negative charge.

So, to create electricity, the silicon must be combined with another element that will give it a positive or negative charge. If you take silicon and combine it chemically with phosphorus (which can give 5 electrons), you end up with a negative charge. There is that one extra electron that is floating around that silicon just does not need.

To create a positive charge, silicon can be combined with an element with three electrons to offer, like boron. This positive combination allows electricity to flow.

All right, so this is all fine and good, but has it really answered the question at hand: how do solar panels work? After all, I have not even yet mentioned the sun, right? Well, be patient, the sun will enter the picture, right about now.

Sunlight has many different particles of energy, one of which is the photon. These photons hit the silicon/phosphorus atoms and knocks off the extra electron, right to where the positive silicon/boron atom can suck it in.

As this continues to happen to atom after atom, electricity is generated. Of course, for this to really work, it requires a lot of atoms, a lot of plates, a lot of solar cells... To power a house or a car, it takes a whole lot of solar panels.

Oh, so what happens to that extra electron that got thrown out of one "negative" home and thrown into the "positive" home? Well, child services take him back to his original home, just so that the process can start all over again!

Solar Power Energy...Cost And Who Installs Them?
Ok Here It Is ..I Need To Install Solar Panels On My Roof And I Have Appliance That Need 220W. Of Electricity , How Can I Do It And Who Does Them?

I'd suggest going to the website below, finding someone in your area who has installed a lot of solar arrays, and asking them for a price quote and installation details.

It's impossible to size the unit based on the info that you've given us. Because the sun only shines some of the time, you'll need to store some energy - if your 220W appliance ever runs when the sun isn't out. And the amount you need to store will depend on whether your appliance runs continuously, or cycles, or whatever.

Good luck.

Since When Did Everything Become Not Cost-Effective?
You Know I Always Hear Everyone Talk About How Much This Would Cost Or How Much That Would Cost. Especially When It Comes To Alternative Energy. I'm All For The Pickens Plan, And Switching To Renewable Energy. I'm All For Enforcing New Building Codes To Retrofit New Buildings To Install Solar Panels, Skylights, And Septic Tanks. I'm All For Large Commercial And Industrial Buildings Installing Skylights And Wind Turbines. I'm All For A Universal Health Care Plan And Rebuilding The Infrastructure Of Our Oil-Based Economy. I'm Just Wondering As Expensive As These Processes May Sound, Does Anyone Realize They Would Only Cost A Fraction Of What This War Has Cost Us? Why Don't I See Anybody Lamenting About This Pointless War That Will Never Be Won? Does Anybody Realize That This War Is What's Put Us In Such A Huge Economic Recession?

Yes, and I knew it 8 years ago when I told people not to vote for Bush. But of course no one listened. What really makes me angry is they didn't just do it once but twice. When any one with their eyes open could see what was happening.

Any Companies That Have Solar Panels?
A Few Months Ago My Dad Said Something About Getting Solar Panels, And How Green They Were. I Was Just Wondering If There Were Any Companies That Sold Them And If They Would Actually Make A Big Difference.

Lots of companies sell solar panels, even Home Depot and Lowe's sell smaller ones. The problem is that they're pretty limited right now due to the cost. Unless the cost of electricity skyrocketed, you're unlikely to recover your investment thru savings on your bill. In Germany they've had much more widespread adoption of solar panels but only because their federal government subsidized the cost. At present solar cells (photovoltaic) are too expensive, they require a lot of care and use exotic metals, and it would take an awful lot of them to produce enough electricity for the average US home. They are handy for charging portable gadgets when you're away from an outlet but it's not yet viable for home use on it's own. You'd still need to be hooked up to the grid or have a back-up power source for cloudy days and night-time, or banks of batteries or another storage method.

Pairing it with wind power makes some sense, but even so photovoltaic may not be the best way to go. Another technology is solar thermal which uses mirrors to focus sunlight on an overhead tube or pipe that is filled with a liquid. The concentrated sunlight makes that liquid boil and the steam is used to turn a small turbine to generate electricity. This can be much more efficient and also a lot less prone to damage or problems with scratched/dirty panels. At the moment I don't know of anyone who is making these for home use but a couple of companies are building power plants in Nevada and other places using this technology. Hopefully in a year or two a home kit may be available.

You could probably design and build your own solar thermal plant using everyday materials since the materials are fairly basic, mirrors, tubing, a liquid (usually water) and so on. Some know-how or a good manual would be helpful but if you're handy with machinery and tools it shouldn't be too difficult. But the average home uses a lot of energy and even this would require a lot of roof-space. If you changed your home to run on LED lighting, got high-efficiency appliances and turned off devices that weren't in use it would be easier to do.

New thin-film cells are better but still so costly that it would take decades to get your investment back in cost savings. It's probably a bit too early for most people to install solar panels to power their homes but with more research and tax incentives that might change in the next few years. I expect solar thermal will become the dominant technology, since we lack enough exotic materials to make massive numbers of conventional photovoltaic cells.

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01013, 01014, 01020, 01021, 01022