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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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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 ac system, washing clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, numerous homeowners find that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly reduce or even remove your electric bills

Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of cash.

#2 Earn a great return on your investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have increased by an average of three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your costs.

#4 Increase your home value

Several studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes equipped with solar 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 accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency 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 responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are crucial elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that decide to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer getting decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing business results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute how much electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what rate, for at least 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 Panel Current=Battery Current+Load Current?
Is This True In A Dc System? What If My Battery Current Is Negative?

The solar panels charge the battery, and supply the load, according to the voltage available at that load and charge current, and the state of charge of the battery. Hard to say exactly what goes where, but the measured currents are expected to add up. However I will explain why they may not below.

Ammeter Connections...
If the ammeter is in series with the panels, then that is the current they are producing. If the ammeter is in series with the load, that is the load current. To read the battery current, the ammeter needs to be in series with the battery, which means the load and the panels have a "T" connection to the battery rather than a V connection.

Measuring Battery Charge current...
The battery convention is to indicate negative current as the current to the load, and positive current as the charging current. That applies when the - connection of the ammeter is to the battery positive, and the plus connection goes to the "T" with the panels and the load.

Your understanding is true, in this case, yes it doesn't make sense, so the connections must be different to what I have explained. Maybe only one panel is connected as described, or the sun is changing in the time it takes to reconnect the ammeter, or the shunts used to measure are incorrect, or, most likely, there are too many voltage drops around.

Looking at the figures, it seems the battery charge current is not indicating correctly. If the battery is low it would allow 8.73 - 4.32 = 4.41A to flow.

If you are using a multimeter for the ammeter, and the leads are 0.2 ohms for both (I just measured mine on two different meters) and the internal shunt is 0.02 ohms for 10A scale, the voltage drop at 4.41A = 0.97V extra. With the panels hot (so lower voltage) this is probably enough to change the charge current, even stop charging, which is what you see (though the exact outcome is hard to predict). Once the voltage is below 13.85V the battery charge drops, especially if the battery is reasonably charged. If there is too much voltage drop else where in the system, this will be worse. All the cables for the panels etc should be designed for low voltage drop, not just the current rating. I would look at that. Look up the resistance (in the sun), and design for a voltage drop of 0.3V at 8 Amps. You can prove this by connecting the multimeter/ammeter in series with the battery, and bypassing it with thick wires, while monitoring the battery voltage with another meter (wait a while for it to settle).

If your wires are too thin, and you have run a single cable from the panels, just run the two panels separately with the existing wire size. That should improve things. Look carefully at the voltage drop across any connections. This is the issue with 12V systems, the voltage drops. If you can reconnect everything for 24V (including the load or oinverter) that will be better too.

If you just assume the panels are 8.73A from specification, that is not true. This sounds like the current for 2 x 5A panels, which would be rated around 100W. It depends on alignment with the sun. The panel output is slightly less than the short circuit specified current when pointing right at the sun high in the sky on a clear day. At other times the output is the cosine of the angle with the sun, more or less. The main variation is cloudy days and this angle with the sun. There is also some variation from the lattitude and time of year. If you find the panels won't charge the battery properly (with no other load) the panels may be too hot in the sun, they need good ventilation (round the back too), and should not get hotter than 50 or 60 degrees C. Just a leaf or even a shadow on one cell will drop the output of that panel dramatically.

With this setup it is likely the battery is flat, unless the load is only 4.32A part of the time. Work it out for 24 hours, say 5 equivalent full sun hours (in the tropics on clear days) = 44Ah per day from the panels. This can charge the batteries which have an efficiency of 70%. That makes 30Ah per day available from the battery, so the load can run for 6.9h per day at 4.32A. The load for 24h at 4.32A = 104Ah per day, more than 3 times the panel's size.

Hope this gives you some idea what is wrong. Go round with a voltmeter looking for voltage drops, and make sure the panels are well ventilated.

How Much Do Commercial Solar Panels Cost?
I Am Trying To Figure Out How Many Solar Panels Can Be Placed On One Acre Of Land And How Much They Cost To Install

Prices for solar panels can vary vastly depending on what size and how many you need. However, once you have them, you'll have free power and light forever. Solar panels convert sunlight to energy, store it in a battery and release it at night, making them free, wireless, and dependable when other power sources go out. To learn more about solar panels and solar lighting options, check out this blog on EnergyEarth.com. http://blog.energyearth.com/take-advantage-free-power-solar-devices/

I Have Solar Panels On My Roof That The Previous Owner Used For Heating Water.How Much Are They Worth Approx.?
The Previous Owner Replaced The Solar Water Heater With A Standard 1 When It Went Bad,So I Have Panels With No Use Right Now.

Used water heating panels have little value, as they are apt to leak. The previous owner probably put in a standard heater because there were problems with the solar system.

I've seen used solar water heating panels on Craigslist for $40-200, but don't know if there are buyers. At the low end, it's for the scrap value of the copper, I'm sure. And those prices are for panels sitting in someone's yard. I've also panels offered free, still on the roof - you get, you haul, must take all.

Why Do People Make It Seem Like The U.S. Isn'T Favorable To Solar Energy?
I Don'T Get What Lobbyists Or Congress Has To Do With Citizens Buying Solar Panels. Is It Illegal In Some States Or Something? It Just Seems Like When An Article About Solar Panels/Energy Comes Up, People Start Talking Politically. I Don'T Get What One Has To Do With The Other. Please Explain.

Because you would need thousands of acres of solar panels, which half life in one to two years btw to equal the output of traditional nuclear or fossil fueled plants.

I would support _practical_ alternate energy sources, but not crony capitalist sources

How Much Money Saved On Solar Panels?
Does Anyone Have The Statistics On That. Like Over Time. Im Greatly Appreciative :)

It depends on many factors such as:

1. How much does a KWH of electricity cost where you are at?
2. What are the future prices of electricity in your area?
3. Are you going to be totally off grid (system MUST have batteries) or will you have an intertie system (may or may not have batteries)
4. What is the average amount of sun per day?
5. What state, city, utility rebates can you add to the federal rebate for solar?

The website below has some articles from people who have made the transition.

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