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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

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  • 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 property owner to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, numerous property owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly reduce or even remove your electric costs

Whether you're a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can make up a large portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally 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 decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make a great return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy costs have increased by approximately three percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a service or homeowner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Increase your house worth

Multiple research studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price changes in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs 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 growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common property solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are crucial parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate properly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving service results.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Numerous homeowners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates 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 electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 utility business are infamous for their varying and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple math, we can determine what does it cost? electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what cost, for a minimum of the next Twenty 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

Why Aren'T Any Us States Using The Ocean As A Main Water Supply?

Greetings. mainly because we have fresh water available in most of the country. only places where water is in short supply are those that are desert, and our deserts do not have oceanfronts, they are far inland. Most reasonable method that I have heard of is the way it is done in Spain. They use solar energy to evaporate sea water and then condense it on the plastic covers on the evaporation tanks. Nearly cost free way to get fresh water out of salt. As for why such plants are not used in California, which has a critical fresh water situation with limited water and a huge population is not really clear. I assume they think they can simply use the Colorado river forever as their source of water, but the river is being drained dry by the heavy use. May well be that ocean front property in California is so expensive that it would not be a money making proposition. And areas that are not as expensive are located far from population centers so shipping would be prohibitive. The solar evaporation and condensation method is also used on small sea going vessels, like ocean going sail boats and a small fresh water making outfit is often included on life rafts now. Solar water distillation is also used in almost all survival situations to get drinkable water from other unusable sources like water that contains alkyls and metals like arsenic, as well as getting water out of plant saps, even from plants that are toxic to humans. Might not smell too well, but one can even use the solar water making principles to distill water out of our own urine and get drinkable water without the minerals and toxic waste that our body passes out in urine.

Why Is Saving Energy Good?
Can Someone Please Give Me Good Reasons, Im Having An Essay And Im Running Out Of Reasons!

The main source of energy is from fossil fuel (aka oil). We burn oil inorder to generate electricity. We also use it to make gasaline. That oil took millions of years of sitting in the earth to be created. The oil doesnt last for ever. Eventually it will be gone !! And we will be screwed. No more electricity. No more cars. no more refridgerators, No more playstation.

Saving energy means strecthing out the the amount of oil that we have left. The amount of oil in the world is quickly diminishing. Some say that we have another 20 years of oil left. Then we are screwed. The government is now pushing for other forms of energy ..like wind, solar, and fuel cells. The most promising and realistic form of energy is nuclear. But until these things are produed on a mass scale...we all need to try our best to conserve energy consumption.

Which Is The Best Way To Eliminate The Nitrogen Oxides From Energy Cogeneration?
Which Is The Best Way To Eliminate The Nitrogen Oxides From Energy Cogeneration? What Do The Industries Use To Do? Which Treatment Do They Usually Use To Minimize Emissions?

The best option is not to utilize energy sources that give off nitrogen oxides as by products. Moving to greener energy sources/renewable energy can help solve the problem. These energy sources do not involve NOx compounds and can help decrease the concentration in the air. Renewable energy includes biofuels, wind and solar energy, and recycling more materials.

Hope this helps.

Cheapest Energy Fuel?
Is The Cheapest Energy Fuel Necessarily The Best Choice In Terms Of Economic, Social, Environmental.

The price of energy is dependent on your location. If you have oil, gas, coal then those would be cheaper. If not then nuclear or wind may be the answer. Ausra has created a manufacturing plant in USA for solar thermal. The current project is 177 MW from 1 square mile of desert. This technology may be the best if other sources are not available.
Electricity can be the cheapest fuel for transport. Electricity can be sourced from coal, nuclear, wind, solar, tidal, gas, geothermal etc. In an electric car the running costs are about 1/10 that of a petrol car.
I have made a car calculator to compare costs.
http://www.matthewb.id.au/media/Electric...

Why Does Solar Energy Provide Much Of The Fuel We Need In The Future?

Currently, trees and plants are the only things that use solar energy to any appreciable extent.

If oil runs out then we'll need an alternate. At present it does not seem likely that the alternate will be solar. The problems are : -
a) high cost of solar panels
b) low efficiency (for converting sunlight to electricity)
c) can't be used in winter time or at night.
d) high cost of batteries to store electricity.

This requires new technologies, and that requires research money. It is just not happening.

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