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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 home owners to use the sun to power daily life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many residents find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically lower or perhaps eliminate your electrical bills

Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a large part of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.

#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure versus rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power costs have actually gone up by an average of three percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise assists you much better projection and manage your costs.

#4 Increase your house worth

Numerous studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes 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 key component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks 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 development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

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

#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that decide to run properly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of consumer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing company results.

#9 Start Saving 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 cash down.

Numerous house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This means that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The energy companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine just how much electricity will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, 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

What Can Electricity From Solar Panel Be Used For?

Electrical devices do not care if the power comes from a fossil fuel burning power plant or solar panels. Electrons are electrons.

However the power from solar panels like all power might have to be conditioned to a uniform supply, voltage at the proper frequency and current ratings. If you have a "solar panel" sized to run a calculator you can't expect it to run your house. This is no different than expecting the motor in a radio controlled car to power the family vehicle. Size matters. So perhaps your question should be "what can a solar panel with these stats be used to power."

What Is The Most Efficient Solar Panel?
I Have Some Property Off The Grid And Am Looking To Add Solar Power

Of the panels that consumers can readily buy, there is really only one kind that most people get, and that is the crystalline silicon panel. Although the efficiency in watts per incoming light intensity varies a bit, all of these panels are roughly in the same range. Therefore, most people buy based on cost per watt, not efficiency. Since a roof typically has much more area than is needed for a solar array, who cares if the panels are 10-20% bigger, if they're cheaper and deliver the same power?

You can get good advice from the solar forum here http://www.wind-sun.com/ForumVB/index.ph... , and shop the web for the best panels for yourself.

p.s. I'd avoid amorphous silicon panels. They may be cheap, but they'll go bad or seriously degrade in just a few years.

p.p.s. I'd also avoid internet guides that claim you can make your own panels very cheaply, if you'll just pay them $$ for the information. Those guides don't live up to their advertising.

Is It Worth It To Install Solar Panels?
Hi, I Am Starting To Get Curious About The Pros/Cons Of Installing Solar Panels - Has Anyone Done It And Is It Worth It?

Top 10 Economic Reasons Why Installing Solar Makes Financial Sense Today:

1) Solar panels work for 20+ years
2) Solar costs have dropped big in recent years
3) Federal Tax CREDIT of 30% of cost
4) Utility Rebates in California are worth another 10% - 30%+
5) Net Metering: Utility buys your electricity
6) Time of Use: Sell units of electricity for more than you buy
7) Tiered Pricing "penalties": can be reduced
8) Beat energy prices that outpace inflation
9) Tax benefits (especially for commercial installation - use "MACRS")
10) Compare Solar's ROI vs other investments!


TOP 10 REASONS IN A BIT MORE DETAIL...

1) Quality solar panels are guaranteed to last for at least 20 years. (Even panels from the 1970s still work and technology has advanced since then). That means even if you don't live there that long it will increase the value of your property.

2) Over the past few years, prices for solar panels and installation have dropped (from "over $12 a watt" to less than "$7 a watt" including all materials, labor, permits & taxes).

3) Even in states with no state/utility rebates, there is a 30% Federal Tax CREDIT for residential solar installation.

4) Californians also benefit from a very attractive rebate system (before the Federal Tax Credit is applied) where our customers can get anywhere from $2,000 to $50,000+ in ANOTHER cash rebate (depending on your utility company and the size of your system). You'll collect your rebate less than 4 months after installation is finalized or, at your option, we'll even accept your rebate as a final payment so you'll have less to spend upfront. (Note: these state/utility-established incentive rebates are structured in stages so that later customers get less-and-less attractive rebates over time. This means your best chance at a high rebate is now! Waiting as little as 6 months could easily cost your thousands of dollars.) See this government information website: www.dsireusa.org

5) Californian utility companies are required to enable "net metering". Put simply, that means that when your solar panels are making more electricity than what you're using (for example: during the sunny day while you're at work) the utility company is actually buying that energy from you. If you have a sufficiently-sized system you can reduce your yearly electric bill to virtually zero (minimum fees apply = around $10 a month). But starting in 2011, due to California Law AB 920, if you produce more electricity than you consume then the utility company is required to pay you for the difference.

6) You may benefit from "Time of Use" metering. Electricity costs more during the day (when everyone's air conditioners are going full-blast) which is how the utility company encourages conservation (to prevent blackouts). Luckily for us, your solar panels make the most electricity during the day. Consequently, you could easily sell the same units of electricity (measured as "kilowatt-hours") at a higher price during the day than when you use them at night (bought at the lower price).

7) You may drop from a penalized electricity pricing "tier" to a less expensive "tier". Another way utility companies encourage conservation is by pricing electricity in "tiers". Use less than your allocated amount and you pay the lowest price per "kilowatt-hour". Use over that and you get penalized with a higher "price per kilowatt-hour ". Some tiers can get to be double or even triple the price per kilowatt-hour. Installing solar lowers your electricity needs and may drop you down to a less-expensive tier thereby massively decreasing your monthly bills.

8) Energy costs have historically gone up (on average) about 5%+ a year (substantially outpacing inflation). With China and India increasing their energy consumption (per-person from 1/20th that of modern Americans to 1/5th) the economic demand is ever increasing which generally means prices will continue to go up. When you install solar you are locking in its low price of electricity for decades.

9) There are tax benefits for installing solar (examples: corporate accelerated depreciation OR if a resident uses a loan) - consult your tax professional for details.

10) Consider solar as an investment that has a measurable ROI (with an extremely low likelihood of "losing value") and inherent value (it's powering your home/business). Now compare that against other investments (real estate, Wall Street etc.).

...and remember that those are just the economic reasons.

Energy Independence
Because we need so much energy American foreign policy is affected. The more self-sufficient our country is the safer it is. The more dependent we are on foreign oil (even if it's our dear friendly neighbors to the north) the more vulnerable we are to interruption of supply or worse. We urge you to research, through whatever websites you already trust, the following issues: 1973 Oil Crisis, 1979 Energy Crisis, and especially Peak Oil. More info from t

What Minerals Are Used In Making Solar Panels?
What Are The Main Minerals That Are Used In Making Solar Panels. And Where In The World Are Those Minrelas Usually Found

Heating panels have aluminum for the frame, glass for the top, copper pipes running through them, and possibly some plastic parts. The raw materials are easily obtained. Copper is the most difficult to get probably, but it's not all that rare, since we used to make pennies out of it.

A solar electric panel is similar, with the copper used for wires and interconnect instead of pipes. The actual solar cells commonly used are almost completely pure silicon, which is abundant worldwide. There are traces of other elements in the silicon like boron, arsenic or phosphorous - these are also inexpensive, and easy to get.

Where Can I Find Solar Panels? Can They Be Installed Inexpensively?

Just type solar panels in your search engine ...You will find many sources...Home Depot in most area's will asses your needs and do the installation...There are also do it your self kits, but I strongly reccomend a licensed electircian.....There are also several programs both from the federal Gov. and the power companies that will pay you based on what you produce.....Bob

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