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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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically lower or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility bills and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.

#2 Make a great return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard versus rising energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or house owner with changing capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your expenses.

#4 Increase your home or business worth

Multiple research studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively 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 properties geared up 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 a crucial element of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your local economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a terrific way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal property solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Numerous homeowners pick to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The utility business are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine how much electrical energy will be created, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, 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

Final Project Help- &Quot;Solar Panel As Safe Investment&Quot;?
Im Doing My Final Project On The Topic &Quot;Solar Panel As Safe Investment&Quot; I Need A Some Help On What All I Can Include To My Project, What All I Should Talk And Some Ideas..

Seems odd--I'm not sure I'd frame solar panels as a safe investment, you'd probably save money using power from the power company. I guess I'd point out that after you buy them, they are low maintenance and keep producing power for many years out of something that isn't really consumed--if you hadn't caught that sunlight it would have gone to waste.

I'm not agreeing that they are a safe investment because the last time I checked, it would take you over 50 years to recover enough electricity that, when sold at retail prices, it would cover the cost of building the solar field.

What Are Some Good Magazines On Solar Panels And Wind Turbines.?

Hi Dima, there are several publications that deal with sustainable technology, which includes solar, wind, hydro and other sources of renewable energy. Real Goods has lots of products, but in my experience reading it, they are more interested in selling completed packages or devices rather than offering bits and pieces, or articles that increase your understanding. Mother Earth has some info, but deals more with gardening and such.

In a nutshell, if you want information on this subject, the most direct periodical that gets into the nuts and bolts of making your own renewable energy, Home Power Magazine hits the nail on the head. We started reading Home Power 15 years ago. Today our home generates 90% of its own electricity with the wind and sun, we use solar passive and wood for heat and collect rainwater for some of our domestic use. Some of the things we decided to do at our home later became of such interest to Home Power Magazine, that they ran a couple articles on our house. It's quite inexpensive, I think around $25 USD per year now, and if you buy a subscription, you get access to their website with archives on old articles that might be of interest to you.

Some other online sources are MREA.ORG, AWEA.ORG and don't overlook the library. Go to the library, and search for a book on wind turbines for example. Once you find it, right in the same area are probably other books on that and similar subjects. Good luck, and take care, Rudydoo

Do Solar Panels Generate Power When It'S Cloudy?
For Those Solar Panels That You Install On Your Rooftops, Do They Generate Electricity When It'S Cloudy? And If Yes, How Much Electricity Does It Generate Compared To Sunny Days? For Example...Like Only 25% Electricity Generated Compared To Sunny Days?

Yes. If there is any light, even on a cloudy day, a solar panel can generate power. But the amount of power generated is much less when the solar panel is not in direct sunlight (about 90% less).

On a cloudy day, typical solar panels can produce 10-25% of their rated capacity. The exact amount will vary depending on the density of the clouds, and may also vary by the type of solar panel; some kinds of panels are better at receiving diffuse light. SunPower solar cells, for example, have been designed to capture a broader range of the solar spectrum. By capturing more red and blue wavelengths, their solar panels can generate more electricity even when it’s overcast.

Ultraviolet light also reaches the earth’s surface in abundance during cloudy days (if you’ve ever been at the beach when it’s cloudy and gotten a sunburn, you’ve experienced this firsthand). Some solar cells are in development that can capture UV rays, although these are not out on the market yet. Even with a standard solar panel on a cloudy day, though, you will be able to generate some power when it’s daylight. The same thing is true in foggy weather. If you live in a city with frequent fog, like San Francisco, you’ll still be able to generate electricity when the fog rolls in.
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Thermodynamic Question That Includes Heating Water With Solar Panels?
A Homeowner Is Considering Putting A Horizontal Solar Panel On Her Roof To Heat Water For Domestic Use. An Average Increase Of Water Temperature Each Day From 60Of To 120Of Is Wanted For 150 Gallons. How Large A Panel Would Be Needed On A Clear Winter Day At 40O Latitude If The Overall Efficiency Is 50%?

You need to figure out the BTUs needed. A BTU is how much it takes to heat 1 pound of water one degree F. They are trying to heat 150 gallons 60 degrees. Each gallon weighs 8.34 lbs. 150 x 8.34 = 645lbs. x 60 degrees = 38,700BTUs.

Now, I'm not sure if this question is for real world or a math/science question, because the next step may be different for each. You can go to the SRCC, an independent testing lab, and find the standard tested rating of a solar collector, to see how many BTUs each one generates a day. http://www.altestore.com/mmsolar/others/... Here's a typical 4' x 8' collector rating. 40 degree latitude would be a cool climate, so you look at row D, water heating in a cool climate. Probably take the middle rating, mildly sunny day, and it is 10,000BTU per panel per day (it's 19,000 on a sunny day). 38,700 BTU / 10,000 BTU = 3.87, they'd need about 3 to 4 panels. If you used the sunny day number, you'd only need 2, but 3 is more realistic, as it is not always a sunny day.

How Much Voltage Is Lost When One Converts 1 Kilowat Of Dc Into Ac?
Solar Panels Product Dc Which Must Be Converted Into Ac For Household Use.

None. Voltage gets converted from the solar cells DC voltage to AC mains voltage. This process is regulated so one always gets 120Vac or 230Vac, regardless of how much sun is out.

Some power is dissipated/consumed in making the inverter work however, so there is a slight loss of power when converting from DC to AC. Inverter efficiency is usually 85-95%, so 5-15% is lost.

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