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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 resident to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothes, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous property owners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly lower or even remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility expenses and you'll still save a great deal of money.

#2 Earn a terrific 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 conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity bill 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 Safeguard against rising energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, property electricity rates have gone up by approximately three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.

#4 Boost your house worth

Several research studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a fantastic way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social duty are necessary elements of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many property owners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar company for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment

The energy business are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what price, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (repaired 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

Where Can I Find Tutorials For Building Solar Panels?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Zy3ELxwdtE

this guy is good he also has a lot of other ideas on going green

Which Is Greener; Building A Home Or Buying A Home?
So I'M Becoming More Interested In Being Self Sufficient And Environmentally Friendly. I Would Like To Build A Dream Home Out Of Straw Bales And Mud On A Farm In The Country With Solar Panels And A Recycling Water System. Then I Started Wondering If Buying An Existing House Then Using Recycled Building Materials For Refurbishing So The House Can Be More Environmentally Friendly. So, Which Is Better At Achieving My Goal, Building Or Buying?

If you like building a green house, there are very good ebooks on solar panels http://ecovivencias.blogspot.com/2010/05...

Which Is The Best Way To Arrange 3W Solar Panels? (Series Or Parallel)?
What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using Such Arrangements?

There is no disadvantage, no advantage. Which way you connect them is dependent on the operating voltage required for efficient operation of whatever you connect to them.
No matter which connection you use, the product of output voltage and current will still be the same (the power output).

Need A Relay Switch For Solar Panel........... Suggest Me A Good Relay Switch....?
I Have Solar Panel, Charge Controller And Battery. I'M Using Diode For Blocking Reverse Current. I Believe Diodes Can Cause Power Loss. So I'M Thinking Of Relay Switch. It Should Turn On If There Is A Power Coming From Solar Panel. It Should Turn Off If There Is No Power Coming From Solar Panel... Which Type Of Relay Is Needed?

BUY 12V COIL VOLTAGE TYPE RELAY IF YOUR SOLAR PANEL HAS 12V OUTPUT, THE CONTACT RATE FOR SMALL RELAY HAS 1A TILL 50A , THAT YOU NEED TO FIND OUT WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM CHARGING CURRENT THROUGH IT, SUPPOSE ITS IS 10A, THEN CHOOSE 20A TYPE TO MAKE THE RELAY LASTS LONG LIFE. ONE SET OF CONTACTS IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOUR WORK.

I Am Asking About The Solar Panels?
I Check The Diodes In The Backside Of Solar Panels It Reads Out To Be 0.433 Each Give Me The Same Result But I Was Amazed When I Check Out The Last Two One Which On Clamp Meter Screen Give Me ''0L'' What This Means? Is That Diode Have Malfunctions??Is This Reasons That The Output Of Solar Has Been Decreased? Plz Give Me Right Answer By Viewing The Image On Http:[email protected]/ Details Are In Image.

Sorry but the details in the image are unreadable.

Here's what an OL can mean: Open Line, or Over Limit. It depends on the manufacturer of the meter. However, given that your meter is reading 0.433 (something - don't know if this is ohms, volts or amps) and the other (suspect) diodes are giving you a different reading - you may have to do some further testing.

Check for voltage from each side of the diode to ground. Hopefully your system is properly grounded, and you should see some voltage (DC voltage) to ground. Check it on the side without the color band (white band) then check it on the other side. The reading should be just about the same. Without a more detailed wiring diagram I can't tell for sure how those last two diodes are "In The Circuit".

A general understanding of diodes would suggest they should all read approximately the same. Since they are wired in "Diode Sets" they're probably meant to offer reverse current protection. On the right side of the picture is the positive lead, as indicated by the plus sign molded into the plastic box. So you don't have an inverter on each panel (common today). You have power going either to an inverter or to a bank of batteries that powers an inverter. But since there is an additional lead (I don't know where it comes from) bridging those two diodes, I suspect you may discover more information if you check for voltage across each diode pair.

Perhaps a better question to ask is "My PV system is malfunctioning. These are the readings I'm getting". Then detail what you are seeing.

The white band on the diode indicates the positive side of the diode. Since the positive side of the diode is to the positive side of the wiring the diodes are not used functionally to control current, except for the possibility of that third lead in the middle. Mostly they appear to be a reverse current protection.

I hope I've answered your question. As to why you're getting an OL indication - that I don't know. And Power Generation, Management & Distribution is my specialty. Been doing that for 30 years. Don't know if I can be of more help, but I'll try if I get more details on what you're doing, what you see and why you're even checking.

Best of luck with your project.

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