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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 system, cleaning clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably minimize and even remove your electric bills

Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity costs can comprise a large portion of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce 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 lower your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of money.

#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy prices have increased by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or house owner with changing cash circulation, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Increase your home or business value

Multiple research studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price changes in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a great way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of consumer getting decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 infamous for their changing and undependable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be produced, and most significantly, at what rate, 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

Solar Panels: How Long Will It Be Before Solar Panels Are Cheap & Effecient Enough So That Everyone?
Will At Least Consider Them For Their Home Electricity? I've Seen Several Articles That New Technologies Are Now Being Used, But It Doesn't Seem To Be Promoted To Residential Apps. I've Even Seen That The Solar Technology Will Be Used In Paints In The Near Future.

Solar panels are cost effective if they are used over their payback period. The problem is that the down payment is expensive, and the payback period is maybe 10-20 years, so very few people actually expect to own their homes for 10-20 years. It also only really makes sense in areas that buy back electricity generated during the day when you're not using it. In Germany and other european countries, power companies are required to buy back electricity at a higher price than they sell it for--this reduces the payback period and is a great incentive for solar panels. For this reason, they are much more popular over there. Given a little time for the price to fall and given some change in energy policy, solar panels will become more cost effective in the future. Depends on who gets elected, though.

There is a solution to the payback period problem, though. Rather than homeowners taking on the long payback period in homes they may not own long enough, some companies are buying panels and leasing them to homeowners. In exchange, homeowners get reduced electric bills, that pay off the lease payments, plus a little extra. I think this is the way to go. check out the link below.

Where Can I Buy Mini (1V - 12V) Solar Panels?
I Am Doing A Project For School And I Need To Power A 9V Dc Motor Using A Solar Panel. Does Anyone Know Places I Could Get These For Not To Expensive, And How Many Volts/Watts I Would Need?

Jameco Electronics carries some small solar panels that may work. They also carry individual cells, so you could make your own panel if you need to.
http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/...

The amount of current you will need will depend on the motor you are using and the load it will be required to drive. If you have the documentation for the motor is should list current specifications. You can also hook it up to a power supply through an ampmeter and measure the current drawn by the motor directly.

You can buy larger panels and complete systems from several other companies as well:
http://alphasolar.com/
http://www.altersystems.com/catalog/inde...
http://www.solarelectricsupply.com/Solar_Panels/solar_panels.html

Help Choosing Solar Panels?
How Do You Know When It Is A Good Deal To Buy A Solar Panel. For Example, What Is A Good Cost Per Watt, How Many Volts Should I Expect, Etc.

first know your electric bill and how much Khw you use per month on average so you know where to begin. Then each panel maker will then say about average output of the panel.

most effecient way to go is a paddle wheel in a small creek and that axel hooked to a DC motor. DC motor hooked to convertor to change to AC power for house. No worry bout sun, no worry bout wind w/ turbines, streams run and run. And can be a small wheel as you can tube off from the stream to channel the water downhill to gain speed and force and then have the pipe exit back out to the creek again.

Great way to remove water, measure your roof, sq feet, then break that down into inches and figure up the average rain fall for your regions. Calculate out gallons of water you could collect from your roof into a bin. Great for garden, yard, even hooked into plumbing to take care of toilet water.

http://www.onlineconversion.com/

example: house roof is 20' x 20'

20' = 240", so sq. inches of roof is = 57,600" say rain fall for your area is 3" per month on average. 57,600" x 3" = 172,800" of rain collected. Using the conversion chart link above, that many cubic inches of water = 750 gallons of water free per month. Look at your water bill and see how much you use.

Solar panels take on average 12-20 yrs to pay themselves off, just in time for them to be replaced. Paddle wheels go on for just about forever. We still find large paddle wheel mills in the USA that are over 200 yrs old, and still functioning.

Why Is It So Easy To Get World-Class Education In Countries That Aren'T America?
As An American Who Owns Guns I Just Don'T Understand Why All These Iranians Make Solar Panels?

solar panels are made out of sand

Who Invented The Solar Panels??

There are two types of Solar Panels.
The first is to collect Solar Heat and the second is Photovoltaic. (PV).

Humans have basked in the suns warmth and collected its heat in several devices for hundreds of years.

Photovoltaic What is on roof tops is the culmination of a series of discoveries and innovations by several people over more than a century.

The PhotoVoltaic effect was discovered in 1839 by Alexandre Edmond Becquerel (1820-1891). His father Antoine César Becquerel (1788-1878), his son Henri Becquerel (1852-1908) and grandson Jean Becquerel, (1878-1953) were also physicist of some note. This adds to confusion as to who did what for history buffs.

First solar cells
Willoughby Smith discovered photovoltaic effect in selenium in 1873
William G. Adams with his student R. E. Day, discovered that illuminating a junction between selenium and platinum also has a photovoltaic effect. These two discoveries were a foundation for the first selenium solar cell construction, which was built in 1877

1972 first commercial uses for Photovoltaic on Earth.

We Serve All of Lowell MA including these zip code areas:

01850, 01851, 01852, 01853, 01854