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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your ac system, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, lots of homeowners discover that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Dramatically decrease or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs

Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against rising energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, residential electricity prices have gone up by an average of 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a business or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your home or business value

Numerous research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price changes in global energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your local economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a terrific way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are important components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that choose to run properly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and improving service outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Lots of homeowners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 changing and undependable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can compute how much electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what price, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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

Why Would Anyone Say Solar Pv Isn'T Cost Effective When In Ca You Can Lease For The Current Cost Of Your Bill?
Are People Seriously Misinformed About Solar Pv And Small Residential Wind Turbines? Have You Ever Gotten Any Estimates? In 21 States The Power Company Buys Your Power, And Supplies You Power At Night. As Your Bill Goes Up You Save. How Is That Not Cost Effective. Why Do People Cling To Misinformation And Refuse To Accept Renewable Energy And Toss Off The Yolk Of Oil, Step By Step?

Solar is an excellent option in California. But California gets a great deal of sun.

In Pacific Northwest, though, it will take many, many years for a homeowner to recover the cost of solar panels in energy savings. And likewise, in the most populous areas of the country, it isn't windy enough for people to recover the cost of wind turbines in a reasonable amount of time. And really, by the time people recover the cost, the equipment will need to be replaced.

I think that large-scale renewable energy is the solution, not small-scale. Building large solar plants in the southwest to convert water into hydrogen could fuel all of our cars. Building wind turbines off-shore could fuel all our homes. But power companies are going to be needed to do those things.

Solar Panels?
About How Many Panels Should I Need To Have A Zero Dollar Bill On A 1500Sqftt House

somewhere between 600-1000 sq ft of panels. Se attached lnk
http://www.jc-solarhomes.com/solar_energy_facts.htm

they will, today, probobly cost more than to justify the investment. pay back is estimated to about 30 years. But when solar panels start getting massproduced prizes will drop like they did on LCD and plasma TV's last couple of years. If you produce more solar power than you use yourself, you just supply it to the network and the law says power company have to credit you the same rate.

Also check on this site for other good stuff
http://www.thinksolarhome.com/

Are Plants More Efficient At Converting Sunlight Into Energy Then Solar Panels?
Now That Scientists Can Look At Events The Happen On A Femtosecond Time Scale, They Will Be Able To Fully Understand How Plants Convert Sunlight Into Energy. Will This Improve Our Solar Energy Technology?

Photosynthesis is considered to be 5% efficient.1 Solar photovoltaic panels to convert sunlight to electricity that you can buy are from 8 to 22% efficient.2 In the lab they have gotten up to 42% efficiency.3 Solar thermal panels used to heat hot water are from 60 to 80% efficient.4

How Are Solar Panels Made? How Do They Work? Can Solar Panels Layed Out On A Rooftop Power A House?
I Want To Do A Little Project This Year, And That Is To Make Solar Panels Of My Own. I Want To See The Pros And Cons Of How Effective Solar Panels Are. Also What Are Good Websites Where I May Obtain More Information On Blueprints Of How They Are Made.

Unfortunately, if you want to do a fair test, it's not a little project. The best cost savings by solar is probably water heating. There will be very little cost difference between a small system and one to cover your whole house, if you do things right.

For solar electric, the kind of system that saves money (if at all, depending on your location) is grid-tied, that is, with no batteries. That will require a permit and inspection, and must have panels with a safety certification - in other words, you can't hook up homemade panels.

You could build a panel out of individual solar cells you buy, then connect it to a battery. That would be fun and illustrate the principle, but don't expect it to be cost-effective at all.

How To Build A Solar Panel?
How To Build A Solar Panel

Search Yahoo Answers or the internet first, this question is common.

It is possible to build a solar thermal panel, to heat either water or air. You can just search YouTube to see how people did it. Try searching "solar water heater".

If you build a photovoltaic (solar electric) panel on your own, it will only be good for demonstration purposes. The homemade type I've seen produces only microamps of current - not even enough to run an iPod. Be wary of sites advertise you can make your own panel for less than $200 (or some figure), and try to sell you the plans. This is the same information that is posed on other sites for free.

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