Award Winning Solar Energy Installation

Home >> Residential >> Massachusetts >> East Falmouth >> Solar Energy To Thermal Energy

Renewable
Rebates
In Home Energy Audit
Affordable Pricing

Going Solar Is Now Affordable

Our Experienced Solar Consultants Help You Design The Perfect Solution

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 house owners to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, many home owners discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly decrease or even remove your electrical bills

Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.

#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional 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 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, property electrical power costs have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a company or property owner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your expenses.

#4 Increase your home value

Numerous research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties 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 crucial part 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 country from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a fantastic method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots 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 essential components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer getting choices, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous property owners opt to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The energy companies are well-known for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate how much electrical power will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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

Help Reduce Global Warming?
So While I Do Not Accept The Crazyness That Is The Agw Scare-Mongering, That Does Not Mean That I Am Not Willing To Do My Part. For Example, If Someone Could Show Has I Would Be Able To Place Up Solar Panels That Would Make Up For Their Cost Within ≪4 Years, I Would Gladly Invest In This For My Home. Now, Of Course, This Is Not Out Of Concern Of Impending Disaster, But Simply Monetary Benefit. How Bout It? Any Info On Where I Can Get Such Cheap Solar Panels That I Can Make Up The Money In ≪4 Years? I Am Fairly Handy And Can Work Out The How To Solder The Solar Cells Together As Well.

You might want to research solar leasing. It's the most popular way to go solar these days and there are many affordable options.


I am a solar consultant. Please don't report this as I am not soliciting. I strongly believe that everyone should go green. This response is for educational purposes only.

What Kind Of Power Inverter Do I Need For A Solar Panel? Dc To Ac?
I Have A Solar Panel To A Charge Controller Then The Charge Controller To A Battery.. And Now I Need To Buy A Power Inverter. . . Am I Buying A Dc To Ac . . . Or Ac To Dc?

you need a DC to AC inverter. There are a thousand different types, there is a good article here (http://www.letitgo.com.au/choosing-the-right-off-grid-solar-battery-inverter/) that goes through the various options.

How Do Solar Cells Conduct Electricity?

Part of the going green movement encourages the use of alternative energy sources in place of traditional nonrenewable fossil fuels. One of the most recognizable sources of alternative energy is the use of solar power to generate electricity. While most people understand that solar panels are responsible for capturing the sun's energy, they may not understand how electricity is produced. Solar panels are composed of solar cells, which are responsible for converting sunlight to electricity.

SOLAR CELL COMPOSITION
Solar cells are primarily composed of silicon materials, which act as a semiconductor. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, solar cells may be single-crystal, polycrystalline or amorphous silicon, and their composition determines their efficiency in conducting electricity. The silicon material is arranged in two thin layers, which are categorized as the phosphorus-treated N-layer or the boron-treated P-layer. The N-layer and P-layer are composed of positively charged protons and negatively charged electrons joined by an electric field called the P-N junction.

CAPTURING SUNLIGHT
To produce electricity, solar cells must first be equipped to capture sunlight. According to the Florida Solar Energy Center, a typical solar cell can only produce .5 to .6 volts of direct current at a time. For this reason, solar cells are arranged in solar panels, which can conduct electricity on a larger scale. Arranged in these solar panels, solar cells are then more easily able to absorb sunlight, which is composed of particles of solar energy known as photons.

GENERATING CURRENT
Photons must be absorbed by the solar cell to produce electricity. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as the photons are absorbed, electrons within the semiconductor material become displaced. The electrical field that joins the N- and P-layers attracts these loose electrons to the front surface of the solar cell. As the electrons accumulate, this creates an imbalance within the cell with the positive and negative charge at opposite ends. When an external circuit is used to join the positive and negative charges, electricity is created.

TRANSFERRING POWER
The electricity produced by solar cells can be used to power residences, homes or other structures. In its raw state, solar electricity exists as direct current or DC power. To be used safely, it must be converted to an alternating current or AC power. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, this process occurs by routing the direct current to an inverter, which is directly connected to your home or business's breaker panel. The inverter switches the electricity from DC to AC and redirects it to the breaker.

CONSIDERATIONS
Solar cells vary in terms of their efficiency at converting sunlight to electricity, and weather conditions can negatively affect this efficiency. Clouds, rain or fog can significantly diminish their capacity to produce electricity. Solar cell electric systems can also be very expensive to install and maintain, although the Union of Concerned Scientists notes that these costs are expected to decrease as the demand for solar energy becomes more widespread. Hope I helped

Why Didn'T Spirit Have Blades To Clean The Solar Panels?
At One Point, Spirit'S Solar Panels Were Covered With Dust Which Hindered Their Ability To Rechage Spirit'S Batteries. It Was Only The Fortunate Passing Of A Dust Devil That Removed This Dust. My Question Is, Why Didn'T The Designers Design Some Kind Of 'Wiper Blade' To Remove The Dust? Was There Some 'Design Philosophy' Reason, Or Did It Just Not Occur To The Designers? Thanks

Two reasons. Spirit was only designed to last 90 days. Cleaning of the panels was not needed to meet this design criteria. The other reason is that every ounce of weight is counted on spacecraft. You can only carry so much mass to Mars. So in order to add a mechanism to clean the panels, you would have had to leave something else off. The science equipment was considered more important.

Later rovers will be nuclear powered, so they won't have this problem.

Can I Run My House Power At Night On A 45 Watt Solar Panel And A Few Deep Cycle Batteries?
I Want To See If I Can Offset My Electric Bill By Running My Electricity, At Night Only (While We Sleep), On A 45 Watt Solar Panel And 2 Or 3 Batteries. How Can I Figure Out How Many Watt Panels And How Many Batteries I Need In Order To Do So. It Would Run, Refrigerator, Night Lights, 3 Ceiling Fans, Window Fan, Any Other Appliance Plugged In Like Microwave Clock, Tv And Other Such Things But Not Turned On (If That Makes Sense). I Don'T Want To Run My Electric Strictly On Solar During The Day But When The Electrical Usage Is Consumed The Least (At Night). What Do You Think?

You did not say what the voltage out of the solar panel happens to be.
Probably only 13 volts at best. What you want to try, is to go to the auto parts store and buy a 12 volt trouble light made to work under the hood of a car.
That one solar panel will charge one battery. Connect the trouble light to the battery at night and see how long it lasts. Do it again every night for a week and see how it goes.
Try the trouble light on the solar panel in the day time, without the battery, and get a better idea of what the panel is realy capable of doing for you all by itself. Then you see for yourself the answers you're after.

We Serve All of East Falmouth MA including these zip code areas:

02536