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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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing 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 considerable, lots of homeowners find that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Dramatically minimize or even remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can make up a large part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate 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 lower your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make a great return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power expense savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure versus increasing energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy prices have actually increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or house owner with changing cash flow, going solar also helps you much better forecast and manage your expenses.

#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value

Several studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power 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 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 growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical residential solar panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are essential components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving company results.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Lots of property owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

As of 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 infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electricity will be created, and most importantly, at what cost, for at least 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

How Much Would It Cost Tocover My Roof W/Hurricane Resistant Photovoltaic Cells To Power My Fridge & Lighting?
Assume My Roof Is 1000 Squarefeet! I Live In Houston! I Want To Say Good-Bye To The Electric Grid Provided By The Ripoff Utilities Who Only Milk Me For Profits For The Upper Management Team And Big & Rich Shareholders! I Want Engineers To Jump In And Help Me--- Maybe Even Start A Business! Pls, Only Helpful Answers!

It is not as simple as you would like for it to be, you are going to have to either contact, solar installers in your area, or choose a system by mail and install it your self.
The link below will give you what is available, however I would suggest that you get a free estimate from a local dealer, one that know what is necessary to work in your area.

http://www.google.com/products?q=solar+p...

What Do You Guys Think About This Cheap Solar Panel Company?
I Came Across This Site That Had Links To Incredible Deals On Solar Panels For California And Colorado Residents (Up To $60,000 Discounts With The New Rebate Acts)... Just Wondering What You Guys Think About This? I Want To Install This On My Residential And Vacation Home So I Can Make Some Money... Http://Www.Nwsalesgroupllc.Com/Products.Html

Hey Geek, NW Sales does not make solar panels, they are a marketing clearing house, much like Expedia, Travelocity and others are not an airline, they market travel suppliers like airlines, rental car and hotels using their website. They have partnered with Real Goods, a company that has been around for years to sell other peoples green products. You can go to real goods own website and see all the products and prices. To say a user can save up to $60,000 is like a phone company saying you can save 55% on rates. On what rates? What is the real cost? All you can do is ask them for a "Quote," and then wait for them to write up a full system cost for you, then take it and compare it to someone elses. If you really want to compare products and suppliers, check out Home Power Magazine, we did 12 years ago, now our home is powered by the wind and sun. The people and places we eneded up doing business with did ot promise us 50% off, or savings of up to any amount of money. In the end, our entire system cost a lot less than $60,000 anyway. I'll include the link and others below. Good luck, and take care, Rudydoo

Important Question About Solar Power!?
I Have A Assignment Due, And Theres This Question Im Insanely Stuck On, So Its.. Who Is In A Good Position To Use Solar Electricty? -What Countries/Companies. Please Help :)

Any country which enjoys good Sunshine can exploit Solar Energy .

Any Company that needs low Electrical energy to operate can use Solar Power for atleast Street lighting, Room Heating, Water Heating , Low Wattage Equipments etc.

The Cost involved too is not much.

Please contact the Renewable Energy Department in your State and they will give you a good answer and solution. Using Solar Power for Community Purpose can reduce Pollution and Green House Emissions.

What Evidence Is There That Solar Power/Energy Is Actually 'Working'???
Doing An Assignment And Need Some Help...Evidence Of Solar Power Working In Other Countries...

It is! The person who answered this question before me has provided some useful links.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provided 1,00,000 solar cookers to people living in the Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs) and the initiative really worked!!

My friend has solar geysers installed at her place.
Another person I know has designed his house in such a way (a dome structure) that for the most part of the day he doesn't need to switch on the lights.

Sure, the solar cooker is affected by change in seasons, but for the major part, it is very helpful.
Good luck with your project!

Explain How Solar Energy Works?
Please Explain, How It Convert The Heat Energy In Electrical Energy, Unless I Got That Bit Wrong. Start From The Top And Just Go, But Please, Even Though I Must Sound Stupid, But Can You Say It Simply.. :)

Follow the path of solar energy from the Sun to your world:
http://www.earth4energyguide.com.cn
The Sun produces radiant energy by consuming hydrogen in nuclear fusion reactions. Solar energy is transmitted to the earth in portions of energy called photons, which interact with the earth's atmosphere and surface. It takes about 8 minutes and 20 seconds for the sun's energy to reach the earth.

The Earth receives and collects solar energy in the atmosphere, oceans, and plant life. Interactions between the sun's energy, the oceans, and the atmosphere, for example, create winds, which can produce electricity when directed through aerodynamically designed wind machines.

Solar photovoltaic cells convert solar radiation into electricity (photovoltaic literally means "light energy"; "photo" = light, "voltaic" = energy). Individual cells are packaged into modules, like the one shown at the right; groups of modules are called arrays. Photovoltaic arrays act like a battery when the sun is shining, producing a stream of direct current (DC) electricity and sending it into the building or sharing it with the grid.

A weather station, located on or near the array, tracks current weather conditions at the site. The weather station usually contains an anemometer to measure wind speed, a pyranometer to measure the amount of solar energy reaching the array, and a thermometer to measure the temperature. The electronic signals from the weather station are transmitted to the data acquisition system where they are interpreted and stored for collection on a periodic basis.

The DC disconnect switch allows professional electricians to disconnect the photovoltaic array from the rest of the system. With the switch in the "off" position, workers can safely perform maintenance on other system components.

The inverter converts direct current (DC) electricity generated by the array into alternating current (AC) electricity for use in the building. Most electrical loads (energy-consuming devices like lights, motors, computers, and air conditioners) in schools, homes and businesses use AC electricity.

The transformer ensures that the voltage of the electricity coming from the inverter is compatible with the voltage of the electricity in the building.

The AC disconnect switch allows professional electricians to disconnect the building's electrical system from the solar photovoltaic system. With the AC disconnect switch in the "off" position, workers can safely perform maintenance on the solar photovoltaic system's components.

The electric meter keeps track of the amount of electrical energy produced by the solar photovoltaic system and sends electronic signals to the data acquisition system where they are recorded. Electrical energy is measured in kilowatt-hours. How much energy is contained in a kilowatt-hour? We're glad you asked. Use our calculator to find out.

The data acquisition system (SolTrex logger) receives signals from the weather station and the electric meter. It runs a computer program to calculate and record the weather conditions and electrical output of the system, and it allows system owners and others to log in and download information from home, work, or elsewhere.

The electrical distribution panel receives electricity generated by the solar photovoltaic system, combines it with other electricity supplied by the electric utility company, and routes the energy throughout the building to power lights, appliances, computers, and other energy-consuming devices.

Everyone enjoys the benefits of solar electric energy without even thinking about it. The building or home owners also benefit by having a portion of their electrical needs met by solar power, resulting in lower monthly electric bills.

We Serve All of Everett MA including these zip code areas:

02149