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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.

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"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

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  • 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 resident to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, many home owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.

Leading Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly minimize or even eliminate your electrical expenses

Whether you're a property owner, business, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of money.

#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power expense savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs

One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power prices have actually gone up by an average of three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and handle your costs.

#4 Increase your house value

Numerous studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer 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 property buyers become more educated about solar, need for properties geared up 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 key part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in international energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your local economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will remove three to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are essential parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of customer getting decisions, creating goodwill and improving service results.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Lots of property owners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment

The energy business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electricity will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, 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

Does Infrared Radition Occur In Solar Panels?
So You Know How The Bigger The Surface Area Exposed To The Heat Radiation Means The Quicker It'Ll Heat Up. Is This What Happens With Solar Panels, They Have A Large Surface Area Exposing To The Sun, So They Can Get More Heat?

- Radiation from the sun is mostly Ultra- Violet.
- There are 2 types of solar panels, Solar thermal collectors and photovoltaic cells.
- Put simply, photovoltaic cells take the UV rays and produce electricity.
- Solar thermal collectors (which is probably what you are describing) absorb the UV rays causing them to heat some water up.
- An increase in the surface area will mean more UV rays will be absorbed, and more energy will be gained.

Want To Know About The Solar Energy?

Solar Energy is the way to go. There are Federal bottom line tax credits of up to 30% of the cost and some local utilities also offer rebates. On older style solar panels, when one panel was shaded, it shout down the whole array, but with the newer panels, it only affects the shaded panel which is wonderful. The power produced in DC which goes to an inverter which converts it to AC power.
The panels generally have a 25 year warranty, but seem to always fo past that and the inverters usually have a 10 year warranty.
Depending on your usage, ROI runs 6-8 years.

Always get at least 3 quotes from Licensed Contractors and check them out with the BBB and the State Contractors Licensing Board before making a commitment.

I Need Help With My Solar Panel System Please Help?
Ok So I Can Have A Problem I Have Two 15 Watt 12 Volt Solar Panels A 12 Volt Battery And A 400 Watt Ac 12 Volt Dc Inverter I Believe Im Only Getting 15 Watts From From My Solar Panels Thats The Equivalent Of One Is There Any Way I Could Get Full Voltage From My Solar Panels Without Theoretically Burning My Wallet.. Please Help

I think you need to take some basic courses on electricity.

Usually, 18 volt solar panels are required to charge 12 volt batteries. The voltages of photovoltaic cells are set by the material they are made of, only current changes. If you hook up a 12 V solar panel to a 12 V battery, no current will flow, nothing would get charged. You would need some elaborate DC to DC voltage converters to charge a 12 V battery from 12 V solar panels.

Solar panels can be connected in parallel or in series, as you've made the mistake of buying 12 V solar panel, you would have to wire them in series and have a charge controller that could limit the voltage of the charge.

Did it ever occur to you that two 15 watt solar panels would not be able to provide the power needed by a 400 watt inverter? You're just running off your battery with your set up.

Solar power is expensive power, you can not have solar without burning a hole in your wallet.

When And How Do You Get The 30% Federal Tax Credit For Installing A Solar Panel System?

Before you install, you have to make sure that the equipment is approved for the tax credit. Once the install is done the seller or manufacturer may need to provide a statement that the equipment you purchased is approved and you submit IRS form 5695 to get back 30% of your purchase up to a maximum of $1500. The install must be completed before December 31, 2010.

Also check the form to make sure what you want to get is elligible for the rebate.

Help With Chemistry Homework?
Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) What Is True About Energy In An Ordinary Chemical Reaction? Energy Is Created During The Reaction. Destroyed If There Is An Explosion. Not Created Or Destroyed. Used Up By The Reaction. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) What Does Mass Measure? Amount Of Matter In An Object Gravity'S Effects On An Object Size Of An Object Weight Of An Object -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) The Atoms And Molecules In A Gas Are In Constant Motion. Temperature Is A Measure Of Their Speed As They Move. How Are These Related? As Temperature Decreases, The Molecules And Atoms Move Faster. As Temperature Decreases, The Molecules And Atoms Move At The Same Speed. As Temperature Increases, The Atoms And Molecules Move More Slowly. As Temperature Increases, The Molecules And Atoms Move Faster. Atoms And Molecules Always Move At The Same Speed Regardless Of Any Temperature Change. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) A Graduated Cylinder Is Used To Measure Area . Density. Mass. Volume. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) Which Of The Following Is An Example Of Radiant Energy? Lightning Bolt Pot Of Water On A Stove Television X-Ray -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) What Would You Use If You Needed To Measure The Volume Of An Object? Balance Graduated Cylinder Scale Spectroscope -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) Which Of The Following Is An Example Of Kinetic Energy? Chemical Energy Gravitational Energy Nuclear Energy Thermal Energy -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) Why Does A Piece Of Cork Float In Water? The Cork Is Less Dense Than The Water. The Cork Has Less Mass Than A Molecule Of Water. The Water Has More Volume Than The Cork. The Water Weighs More Than The Cork. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) What Energy Conversion Occurs When A Solar Panel Uses Light To Provide Power To A House? Electrical Energy Is Converted To Solar Energy. Nuclear Energy Is Converted To Solar Energy. Radiant Energy Is Converted To Electrical Energy. Thermal Energy Is Converted To Electrical Energy. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 Points) Weight Measures How Dense An Object Is. How Large An Object Is. The Amount Of Mass In An Object. The Effect Of Gravity On An Object

To correct my fellow Yahoo Answers friend, Dhruv, I respectfully list the correct answers from 9 years of undergrad, graduate, and post graduate work (though any senior in high school SHOULD know this...):

1. not created or destroyed. CORRECT
2. Amount of matter in an object CORRECT
3. As temperature increases, the molecules and atoms move faster. CORRECT (answer is more complex)
4. volume. CORRECT
5.pot of water on a stove INCORRECT!
6.graduated cylinder CORRECT (although you could use a scale as well if you used Archimedes' method.)
7. gravitational energy INCORRECT!
8. The cork is less dense than the water. CORRECT
9. Thermal energy is converted to electrical energy. INCORRECT!
10. the effect of gravity on an object CORRECT

Correct answers:

5. X-Ray Why? Radiant energy is referring to electromagnetic radiation (waves-particle duality). The only item listed that is on the EM spectrum is an X-ray.
7. Thermal Energy. Why? Gravitational, chemical, and nuclear energy all refer to types of POTENTIAL ENERGY. Thermal energy is a defined as the energy of the matter contained in any system. Under this understanding, thermal energy can NEVER be POTENTIAL, it is always kinetic except at absolute zero when thermal energy ceases to be extant.
9. Radiant energy is converted to electrical energy. Why? Radiant energy, as discussed earlier is the energy of EM radiation. Solar cells and panels use light, specific frequencies depending on the material used in the gap construction, to form a temporary electron bridge. This flow of electrons is electricity, i.e. electrical energy. While some derivations exist that utilize non-photovoltaic solar panels to heat a medium and produce electricity, the solar panels being referenced here are using the photovoltaic effect. (Trust me, I checked the questions pedagogical intent against the instructor's guide in your text's test bank. After writing the answers, I verified them against the answer key.)

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