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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 house owners to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of home owners discover that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Leading Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly lower or even remove your electrical bills

Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate totally free 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 utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill cost savings, the typical American house owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against increasing energy costs

One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, residential electricity costs have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're an organisation or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Increase your home value

Multiple studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand 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 an essential component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price variations in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy

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

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a terrific way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are necessary components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to operate properly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer getting choices, creating goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Many homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment

The energy companies are well-known for their changing and unreliable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can determine how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what rate, 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

What Do We Use Energy For(Non And Renewable)?
Can You Tell Me What We Use Energy For? For Example We Use It For Electricty And Gas What Else. Also How Is Non Renewable And Renewable Energy Bad For Enevironment. And Last What Are Some Alternatives We Can Use? Thank You!

Everything. Energy doesn't mean what you think it does. Energy is the ability of a physical system to do work on another physical system.

So, literally, everything. Electricity is used to make circuits, and since electricity must travel in certain paths, from positive to negative (I think. it could be the other way. Sorry, I switch things around in my head all the time.) you can make it do things on the way. (this is a DRASTIC oversimplificaiton.)

Non-renewable energy is energy that comes from things like oil or nuclear power, which has been converted ultimately into heat and is thus useless. Renewable energy is stuff like wind or solar or timber, that can be (at least in theory ) propagated forever.

Can Someone Please, Please Explain How Solar Energy Is Transmitted,?
Like Sum It Up Please And Make It Easy To Understand. I Have A Test On Monday But I Was Away For The Lesson, Please No Websites Just A Summary:) Thank You And Sorry For The Trouble Ps Please Make It Easy To Understand As I Am Only In Grade 7:)

Photons [what light is made of] are emitted from the Sun's nuclear fusion [Hydrogen being burned [fused] into helium. The photons from the sun transfer their energy by exciting atoms in an object the light comes in contact with.

Solar Energy?
How Does It Work? What Is It Used For? What Are Positives About Solar Energy? What Are Negatives About Solar Energy?

how does it work?

It works by converting light energy into usable electrical energy. There is no other by-product.

what is it used for?

Powering our home, businesses, some cars, and countless science projects.

what are positives about solar energy?

"Free" energy
endless* supply (*let's put it this way, if there was no more sun, we wouldn't be around to care)
no waste/by-product.

what are negatives about solar energy?

None, really, but the only legitimate two I can think of are:
Can only be harvested half of the day (morning till twilight)
Relatively expensive for the solar panels, but hopefully cost will come down soon.

To Run 1 Ton Air Conditioner With 5000 Watts Inverter?
How Many Batteries Needed If I Want It To Run At Least 6 To 8 Hrs I Am Welling To Buy 5000 Watt Inverter. It Is 12 Volt Input And 220 Volt Output With 5000 Watts Continues Power Supply. Http://Www.Invertersrus.Com/Inv5000w.Htm...

updated 5/29
One ton air conditioner = 3.516 KW output = 12,000 BTU/hr in british units


The inverter you specified indicated 90% efficiency.


Air conditioners in this range use approximately 1000watts = 1000 Volt Amperes (Use actual current drawn by your unit in calculation)
For example, this is a 0.97 Ton unit that draws 1056 watts:
http://www.friedrich.com/products/ModelO...



At 12 Volts that means the constant current draw would be

(1000VA/12Volts) / 0.9 efficiency = 92.6A

To run for 8 hours you would need a MINIMUM of
92.6A x 8 hours = 740.8 Ampere hours of capacity.

This is of course not accounting for heat losses in the cabling, drop off in capacity of the batteries, etc.

This would mean at least 8 of the 33kg batteries shown at the bottom of this page (each is 100AH) wired in parallel:

http://www.powerstream.com/Size_SLA.htm

Make sure to check the discharge rate for the battery rating. In this case the 100AH rate is for 20 hours. Since we are exceeding this discharge rate, we will not get the full 100AH per battery. AGM(Absorbed Glas Mat) batteries will be better in this regard.

Unless you are using Deep Cycle batteries most battery manufacturers recommend not discharging a Lead Acid cell below 50%. If so, you should allow for this by doubling the number of batteries.

It is also important to distinguish cooling capacity from power usage. The AC unit acts as a pump to move energy from the inside of the room to the outside. It can move 12,000 BTU/HR (or 3516 watts continuous) of energy from the inside of the building to the outside but only draws about 1000 watts (depending on the SEER of the unit).

The above poster did not understand this distinction.

See definition of COP here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient...

Regarding solar panels... see the source link below for a description of a solar powered solution:
http://www.phys.ufl.edu/%7Eliz/home.html

What Happens To Solar Energy?

What do you mean what happen to it? If you mean why we don't have more things using solar energy then it's because we haven't invented anything that is worth the cost. The solar panels doesn't absorb enough to let you run everything with them. And you need to produce a lot to be able to absorb a little. So it's not worth it.
Or
Some of it gets absorbed by the trees and algea to make their food while most becomes heat and a little bit of little.

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01013, 01014, 01020, 01021, 01022