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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 property owner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, many property owners discover that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically reduce or perhaps remove your electric costs

Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power costs savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have actually gone up by approximately three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard against unpredictable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're an organisation or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your costs.

#4 Increase your home worth

Multiple research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer more quickly than non-solar houses. 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 educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar 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 part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in global energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general 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 substantial factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a terrific method to minimize 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 common property solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are essential components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and improving company outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving 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 cash down.

Many homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 utility business are infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what price, for at least the next Twenty 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 5 Jobs Need Solar Energy?

solar energy can be used to:

heat water using solar geysers.

cook in solar cookers.

some cars use solar energy instead of petrol.

solar energy is also used to produce electricity.

solar energy is is also used to light streets at night by trapping the energy from the sun during the day

Does Anyone Know How Much It Would Cost To Install A Solar Energy System In A 3,200 Sq Foot House?

Here's some info regarding solar power:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_power

http://www.doe.gov/energysources/solar.htm

The US government has a website dedicated to helping people with alternative energy and such. See:

http://hes.lbl.gov/

If you click on the "Remodeling" link, you're led here:

http://hes.lbl.gov/hes/makingithappen/nrr.html

There's tons of information regarding solar energy, including financing information (there are grants and tax credits available for "going green.")

There's a purchasing link where you can find more info on cost, here:

http://hes.lbl.gov/hes/makingithappen/purchasing.html

Check out the information, and see what is available to you. You might also want to check out your local extension office, or other city resources for more options.

Good luck!

Solar Energy Has Been Used Economically For Many Years To _____.?
Solar Energy Has Been Used Economically For Many Years To _____. A.Power Cars B.Heat Homes C.Run Nuclear Plants D.Generate Electricity

That's a matter of perspective, the cost for solar generated electricity is 38 cents per kwh while that for coal generated electricity is 0.6 cents per kwh. However in situations where the grid isn't available or government subsidies have reduced the cost then it has been artificially economic. Drop economic and both b and d applies but economic is more an opinion by the questioner, if the questioner is an educator he/she should be severely reprimanded for being biased.

Information On Solar Panels?
I'M Going To Pitch An Idead To My School About Switching To Solar Energy. What Are Positive And Negative Effects Of The Solar Panels? Also What Is The Cost For Installing Them Into A Highschool? How Much Would The Electricity Bill Decline Afterwards?

These are all questions that nobody can answer without evaluating your location, building square footage, solar siting, and energy needs. You'd need to get a solar installer out to really evaluate what it would cost for your application. Don't forget though that there are ways you can make the money back faster. There are federal and often local tax incentives for solar installations, and utility companies in many states have net-metering programs in which you essentially sell your excess power back to the utility company. For a school application, you may not have very much excess power to sell back, but it would at least reduce your draw.

I would look at the US Green Building Council's website, and check out their LEED for Schools certification track. I would also call a rep there and find out what kind of funding is availalbe either through grants or loans, for school applications.

I would say as part of this project you should really push for a renewable solar energy contract with your school's utility provider as well, so that the supplemental energy that solar panels can't provide is also coming from renewable sources and not petroleum.

Also as part of this project, I would recommend looking at ways to reduce your lighting power draw in the school. Lighting power is typically the biggest energy draw in any building, schools being no exception. If you could look at daylighting options in each classroom either through light shelf applications on windows, or solatube skylights, you could greatly reduce your lighting power draw. Minimally I would look at switching over to LED lights in each classroom, and installing occupancy and/or daylight sensors in each space. LED lights are expensive up front, but they are easily able to pay for themselves over the course of their lifespan (which is much much longer than fluorescent or incandescent) both by reducing maintenance costs, energy draw costs and by keeping your cooling costs low. It's something that solar panels can't do. Daylight sensitive controls are controls that monitor the level of daylight in a room and adjust the electric lights to provide supplemental lighting if and when they're needed. Occupancy sensors are much more common, they sense when someone is in the room and they shut the lights off automatically after a minute or so if the room is empty.

Bringing down the power load in the school would be really advantageous in a lot of ways, and would really make a stronger case in my opinion for solar panels. A major solar application then would provide them with enough free energy to run the remaining energy systems with the potential for excess energy to be sold back to the utility.

Of course they should also closely examine how well-insulated the school is. They could be wasting a lot of energy on heating and cooling (probably mostly heating for normal school days) if the school is not well-insulated.

Why Do Some Folks Think That Pollution Should Be Free?
Co2 And Other Emissions Harm Our Health And Destroy The Environment - Why Should Polluting Be A Cost-Free Enterprise? Why Should Everyone Sacrifice Their Health, Shouldn'T The Costs Become &Quot;Personal Responsibility&Quot; By Those Who Drive The Pollution? Doesn'T Putting A Cost Upon Emissions Allow The Free-Market To Manage The Issue?

You are making a very valid & very informative point.. the fact is free Enterprise(Coal Plants) which they have to be obligated by tax or otherwise they have to change the way they do business..Solar and Thermal electricity is replacing coal gas, oil .

Published on March 27th, 2008 in alternative energy, business, fossil fuels, solar energy one of the most common arguments against large-scale use of renewable energy is that it cannot produce a steady, reliable stream of energy, day and night. Ausra Inc. does not agree. They believe that solar thermal technology can supply over 90% of grid power, while reducing carbon emissions.
The ability to utilize solar thermal technology after the sun sets is made possible by a storage system that is up to 93% efficient

http://cleantechnica.com/2008/03/27/sola...

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