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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

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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, many home owners discover that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Dramatically reduce or even remove your electrical costs

Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your utility bills and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.

#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment

Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill 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 Protect against increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the previous ten years, domestic electricity rates have actually gone up by approximately three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard versus unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value

Multiple research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for homes equipped 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 achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate changes in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

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

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and improving business results.

#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 money down.

Many homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

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 notorious for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward trend.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what rate, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed 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 To Calculate Electricity Generated By A Solar Panel?
What Information Will I Need Before? How To Calculate The Energy Output ( In Kwh), Voltage

A panel will produce a voltage and an amperage (current). Both will depend on the panel, the amount of light and the load attached to the panel.

Watts = amps * volts
1W = 1A * 1V
If the panel output 12 volts at 1 amp then it would produce 12V * 1A = 12W

V = i * R
Voltage = amps * resistance
Say there is a load of 12 ohms across the panel electrodes and 12 volts is measured across the load.
then 12V = i * 12 ohms
Therefore the current is 1A 1A*12ohms = 12 volts

Could We Replace Gas Stations With Solar Panels?
Would It Be Possible To Replace Gas Stations With Solar Stations? For Example, Maybe We Could Have The Roof Of The Station Be A Huge Solar Panel And Instead Of The Gas Hole For Your Car, We Could Have A Certain Type Of Outlet. For The Gas Hose, We Could Have A Plug That We Would Plug Into Our Car And It Would &Quot;Charge&Quot; Our Car. Is This Possible? P.S No Short/Unexplained Answers Please.

Technically yes. The energy from the Sun can separate an oxygen atom from CO2 to produce CO and an oxygen atom from H2O to produce H2, releasing O2. The mixture of CO and H2 is called syngas and will self assemble into linear hydrocarbons in the Fischer Tropsch reaction producing a carbon neutral synthetic gasoline or diesel as the carbon is from atmospheric CO2. Batch mode lab tests have already been successful, an actual reactor is going online soon, the Fischer Tropsch process is already in use to dilute our high sulfur diesel to meet federal ultra low sulfur diesel requirements and syngas can also be obtained from gasification of trash and dried sewage as is done with our current plasma incineration plants. However the panel would have to be very large or you'll be waiting a long time for your fuel.

Gasoline and diesel are just energy stored chemically as are batteries, you don't have to be electric to run off solar power, you don't even have to change a single vehicle.

How To Charge A Battery With A Higher Rated Solar Panel?
I Have A Small 6 Volt Battery And Two Small Solar Panels. Their Series Output (The Panels) Is 12.5 Volts (0.8 Watts) So It Drives A Current Of 64 -74 Ma. I Would Like To Charge The Battery With The Solar Panels, But Have Absolutely No Idea How. I Connected It To The Batteries And The Voltage Dropped To Around 6.55 Volts And Climbed Rapidly (About 0.1 Volts Per Minute). Did It Mean That Current Raised? I Need Your Help, Please. Thanks

Solar cells have a high internal resistance, so that will act as a current limiter when charging.

But you don't mention the size or rating of the battery. 70 mA may be fine, or it may overload the battery.

get the max charge rate of the battery, and then connect them as you had, and measure the current. It should not exceed the max allowed. An easy way to measure the current is to connect a 1 ohm resistor (or perhaps 10 ohms) in series and measure the voltage across it.

The numbers you saw looked about right. The number climbing is because the battery is charging. Or because it is overloaded. Check the battery specs before you try again.

If the current is too high, you will have to add resistance to keep it within spec. Or get a charge controller with the right numbers for the battery and panels.

How Can A Car That Runs On Solar Panels Help The Environment?
Other Than Not Polluting The Air?

And what else do you want...

How Is Solar Energy Stored?
How Is Solar Energy Stored, And How Effcient Is The Storage? Is It Practical? How Long Can Solar Energy Be Stored For Later Use? Are Different Methods Used For Various Locations Around The World?

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/03/...

This site may help you :)

There are a few ways we get energy from the sun. the most well known is though solar panels that turn the suns raise into energy and store it in battery's. Although there is also Solar Thermal that uses mirrors to heat water that then produces steam and turns turbines and makes power (this is general more practical due to the shortage of silicon to make solar panels.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_therm...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_energ...

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