Going Solar Is Now Affordable
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
Ready To Go Solar?
- Fully licensed & insured installers
- Custom tailored solutions
- Free in home consultations
- Easy financing options
- 20 year warranty
- Transparent contracts
- 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 power makes it possible for homeowner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower or even eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a large portion of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs cost savings, the typical American house owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past ten years, property electricity prices have increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a service or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your house worth
Multiple studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly 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 homes equipped 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 capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are important components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer acquiring decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of homeowners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- 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 energy companies are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electrical energy will be generated, and most notably, at what cost, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed energy expenses).
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.
- 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
- 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
Solar Energy Question?
I Need Help, Please Tell Me In The Simplest Way Lol How Does A Solar Cellphone Charger Work? Meaning How Does It Charge The Cellphone?
The solar charger simply mimicks the charging of the cellphone if you plugged it into the cigarette Lighter of an automobile.
Both will output a nominal 12 volts at some point of the circuit ahead of the charging regulator in the Cell phone itself or either charger.
If it helps you to envision it in your head- think of the solar panel as just another style of battery- only it needs the sun to make work.
Is It About Time That We End &Quot;Renewable&Quot; Energy Subsidies?
We Taxpayers Have Dumped $Billions Into Wind, Solar...Etc. And Have Gotten No Return. Shouldn'T We Allow The Free Market Determine What Forms Of Energy We Use?
From The Wall Street Journal:
&Quot;Congress Seems Ready To Spend Billions On A New &Quot;Manhattan Project&Quot; For Green Energy, Or At Least The Political Class Really, Really Likes Talking About One. But Maybe We Should Look At What Our Energy Subsidy Dollars Are Buying Now.
Some Clarity Comes From The U.S. Energy Information Administration (Eia), An Independent Federal Agency That Tried To Quantify Government Spending On Energy Production In 2007. The Agency Reports That The Total Taxpayer Bill Was $16.6 Billion In Direct Subsidies, Tax Breaks, Loan Guarantees And The Like. That'S Double In Real Dollars From Eight Years Earlier, As You'D Expect Given All The Money Congress Is Throwing At &Quot;Renewables.&Quot; Even More Subsidies Are Set To Pass This Year.
An Even Better Way To Tell The Story Is By How Much Taxpayer Money Is Dispensed Per Unit Of Energy, So The Costs Are Standardized.
For Electricity Generation, The Eia Concludes That Solar Energy Is Subsidized To The Tune Of $24.34 Per Megawatt Hour, Wind $23.37 And &Quot;Clean Coal&Quot; $29.81. By Contrast, Normal Coal Receives 44 Cents, Natural Gas A Mere Quarter, Hydroelectric About 67 Cents And Nuclear Power $1.59.
The Wind And Solar Lobbies Are Currently Moaning That They Don'T Get Their Fair Share Of The Subsidy Pie. They Also Argue That Subsidies Per Unit Of Energy Are Always Higher At An Early Stage Of Development, Before Innovation Makes Large-Scale Production Possible. But Wind And Solar Have Been On The Subsidy Take For Years, And They Still Account For Less Than 1% Of Total Net Electricity Generation. Would It Make Any Difference If The Federal Subsidy For Wind Were $50 Per Megawatt Hour, Or Even $100? Almost Certainly Not Without A Technological Breakthrough.
By Contrast, Nuclear Power Provides 20% Of U.S. Base Electricity Production, Yet It Is Subsidized About 15 Times Less Than Wind. We Prefer An Energy Policy That Lets Markets Determine Which Energy Source Dominates. But If You Believe In Subsidies, Then Nuclear Power Gets A Lot More Power For The Buck Than Other &Quot;Alternatives.&Quot;
The Same Study Also Looked At Federal Subsidies For Non-Electrical Energy Production, Such As For Fuel. It Found That Ethanol And Biofuels Receive $5.72 Per British Thermal Unit Of Energy Produced. That Compares To $2.82 For Solar And $1.35 For Refined Coal, But Only Three Cents Per Btu For Natural Gas And Other Petroleum Liquids.
All Of This Shows That There Is A Reason Fossil Fuels Continue To Dominate American Energy Production: They Are Extremely Cost-Effective. That'S A Reality To Keep In Mind The Next Time You Hear A Politician Talk About Creating Millions Of &Quot;Green Jobs.&Quot; Those Jobs Won'T Come Cheap, And You'Ll Be Paying For Them.&Quot;
I agree. when we tax one form of energy & use that tax money to subsidize another form of energy it just confuses the issue of which ones practical & which ones are just a political pork barrel project.
it would also help if the media was educated to use a single unit of energy such as joules when comparing various methods of production instead of their using btu,kw hours & horse power interchangeably.
actually it would be a BIG help if the media was educated at all.
Main Method To Convert Mechanical Energy To Electrical Energy Today?
I'M A Mechanical Engineering Student And Am Trying To Figure Out What Electives I Should Take. I Have Courses On All Other &Quot;Types&Quot; Of Energy (Nuclear, Wind, Solar, Chemical). I See A Course Discusses Mechanical To Electricity Via. Induction/Synchronous Machines. Then Of Course There Are Courses On Turbines.
If I Want To Know The Main Ways Mechanical Is Converted To Electrical Energy, What Topics/Technology Should I Be Looking At?
There is only one way by which mechanical energy is most directly converted into electrical energy. It is called an electric generator, and operates on the principle of Faraday's law of induction.
If you want to understand this, you are probably most interested in electromagnetic field theory, and machine dynamics.
What Kind Of Battery To You Use To Store Solar Energy?
My Husband And I Put Solar Panels In Our Home And We Need To Know What Kind Of Battery We Need To Store The Solar Enery Generated From The Solar Panels?
That will depend on the size of your array (number of panels and current output) and what you usage will be.
Deep cycle batteries will store the most and will last the longest. There are several types, sizes and storage capacity.
Your best source of information will be Solar Companies. Most Retail Battery stores specialize in auto batteries and their info on Solar storage is very limited.
Weeding through tons of information on all the batteries that are out there can get very confusing and time consuming.
Before starting your search find out the Size of your panels in wattage and amp output and what your approximate usage will be. This will determine the size (storage capacity) and number of batteries you will need.
I live full time in my RV and get all my electric from the Sun.
I have 2 135 Watt panels. Together they will produce 270 Watts and 15 amps an hour in good sun.
I have 2 Interstate 2200 6 Volt wet cell (Liquid) golf cart batteries rated at 220 Amp hours of Storage.
On good sun days the batteries will be fully charged by 10 AM.
The key to a successful solar system in a good controller/charger, heavy gauge wire to reduce voltage drop from the panels to the battery bank and proper instillation.
I hope this will be some help.
Hydrogen Or Solar Energy; Which Is Most Profitable Frontier?
When It Comes Down To It, Which Would Have A Better Market And Wider Consumer Base. I Was Thinking Along The Lines Of Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Refueling Station Or Solar Panel Installation Business. There Are Strides Being Taken In Hydrogen Automobiles And Also In Solar Technology And Cost. So Which Is A Better Idea? Thanks For Your Help.
The Democratic Comprehensive Energy Plan To Lower Gasoline Prices
This is how we will do it. And this why we will do it.
This country has so much under used industrial capacity in our Auto Plants, Airplane Plants, Steel Plants and Electronics Plants to make America Energy Independent in 2 to 5 years. We can build enough windmills and solar power and wave generation energy plants to replace 90% of all of the electricity generated by COAL and NATURAL GAS.
The Coal and Natural Gas saved by Green Replaceable Elecrrical Generation can now be used to make fuel for cars, trucks, busses, boats and airplanes, and or plastics, chemicals, fertilizers and pharmacuticals.
We need a comprehensive plan that puts America back to work in endeavors that benefit 99% of America.
Howard Scott Pearlman