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Our Experienced Solar Consultants Help You Design The Perfect Solution

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 air conditioner, cleaning clothing, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, many home owners find that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically lower or perhaps remove your electric bills

Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate 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 minimize your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and protect versus unpredictable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a business or property owner with rising and falling money flow, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.

#4 Boost your house worth

Several research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations 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 residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy

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

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great 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 common domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to four heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and business social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding companies that decide to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer getting choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many house owners pick to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment

The utility companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate just how much electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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

What Fossil Fuel Can Solar Energy Replace?
Im Doing A Science Project On Solar Energy..Please Help.. With Details

Solar energy can replace any stationary need supplied by fossil fuels.
With solar thermal collectors it can directly heat homes and water.
With parabolic collector arrays it can be focused down to a point so intense that it can melt metal.
With Photovoltaic it can supply electricity that can offset grid use that would otherwise be supplied by Coal, Oil & Natural Gas.

For mobil applications it requires some sort of portable storage medium.
This can be done with batteries for electric cars.
Or the electricity can be used to produce hydrogen. That can be used as a fuel instead of gasoline or diesel.

What Type Of Wires Should I Use For A Solar Panel?
I Got An 8V Solar Panel For A Project Today, The Only Problem Is That It Came Without Any Wires Attached To It. Now I Don'T Know What Type Of Wires I Should Use And If I Should Solder Them On Or If I Should Use Epoxy Instead. Can Anybody Help Me Out?

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if from example it is small solar panel for kit to make projects with, it could use basic electrical wire used for power adapter cords, micro electrical components,

check for watt and other output values, volt and wattage change amperage for gauge thickness of wire and strands or solid needed,
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could be 18/ 20
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speaker phone wire or phone wire may work, copper, but if too thin, could overheat and impede transfer of power,

you do want to Solder all connections, or use twist/ thread Marr Connectors,

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How Does Algae Fuel Affect The Electrical Energy?

In two ways that I am aware of.
One it helps clean up the plants that burn coal and other fossil fuels to produce electricity. This is done by percolating the exhaust stacks through a series of algae and water filled clear tubes. The algae grows at a hyper rate due to he heat and CO2 as the sun penetrates the clear tubes. Basically this is an idea environment for algae. It then can be harvested at the end of the day or a cycle and converted into bio-fuel.
Thus the "dirty" electric plant becomes double green. It is clean and it produces more than just electricity it produces another cleaner fuel. Now that is efficiency!

Algae creates biodiesel at 40% per weight which is far higher than any other plant source that I am aware of. I am a firm believer in diversity. Just like men and women have each their strength and weakness so does each form of energy. A happy marriage of both makes for a good stable economy and transportation. There are times that fuel based vehicles or sources of energy will be needed and Algae can prove to be a nice source for this. At other times wind, solar and or other forms will do better if not as good.

So I think it is a nice selection to add to the table.

How Much Is Solar Electricity Per Kwh?

This article may give you some latest info:

According to a survey by solarbuzz.com for solar electricity prices, for the high PV power band (>125 Wp) solar module panels prices draws exclusively.

The solar electricity prices segment was lower about 2 cents per watt in May in comparison to prior month. On the other hand the price for solar charger controler and solar inverter held stable, while furthermore there has been a tiny escalating the battery price ranges. In general,in May 2011 the situation of for solar energy industry index was down to 16.14 cents / kWh

Solar electricity prices for the actual domestic index relies on the standard 2 kWp system, roof covering retrofit placed. It is actually attached to the electricity power grid and it has battery power back-up allowing it all to function during periods of electric power down time. Therefore, it is likewise appropriate for an index to get off-grid household utilizes.

The index solar electricity prices for commercial is in a-50 kW land surface positioned system and that is attached to the electrical power grid. It includes dispersed energy and without any backup power.

The index solar electricity prices for industrial is founded on a 500 kW flat roof-mounted system, ideal for considerable large buildings. That is in fact attached to the electrical power grid and with no back up power.

The index for solar electricity prices involves full system instalation and integration costs.

The solar electricity prices indexes for industrial and commercial of solar electricity advantage by reductions from retail prices which might be got upon quantity purchases. When buying any domestic solar energy product through any substantial government or utility plans, it could be feasible to obtain a cost much more consistent with the industrial index price .

There is no solar energy discount plans have been included in the information. Several governments as well as utility companies come with incentives to cut back the price of solar electricity, recognition of the wide-ranging economical advantages of stimulating the self-sustaining regional solar energy industry.

Solutions to finance cost is a substantial element in the index and it is presumed is 5% per year, amortized spanning a 20-year lifetime. The cost-effective repayment page includes a debate on strategies to enhance photo voltaic energy’s economical equation.

The high solar insolation index relies on a climate along with 5.5 hrs of sunshine on average within the year. Mediterranean Countries, as well as Japan and next Northern Europe gain considerably smaller average. It is typical of areas such as US Sunbelt States, the majority of Latin America, almost all of Africa, the middle East, India and Australia. hours. Saharan and southern Africa, and the areas centered on Saudi Arabia, central Australia, Peru and Bolivia are higher.

How Is Solar Energy Extracted Or Harnessed From Earth?

same way you get a sun burn.

except that the energy is used to heat water, and/or make electricity.

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01040, 01041