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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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, numerous residents discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically lower or perhaps remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big part of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, residential electricity rates have gone up by an average of 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with ever-changing money flow, going solar also assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Boost your house value

Numerous research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell faster than non-solar homes. 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 properties equipped 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 element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in international energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is an excellent method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 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 responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation 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 cash down.

Numerous house owners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- 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 Investment

The energy business are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what cost, for at least the next 20 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

How Do Solar Panels Work?
From My Understanding, Photons React With A Silicon/Phosphorous Panel, Which Causes Electrons To Be Released From The Molecules. If This Is Correct, How Are The Electrons Then Harvested?

In order for electricity to flow, a positive charge must also be created. This is achieved in solar panels by combining silicon with an element such as boron, which only has three electrons to offer. A silicon/boron plate still has one spot left for another electron. This means the plate has a positive charge. The two plates are sandwiched together in solar panels, with conductive wires running between them.

Are Any Of The New Low Cost/High Efficiency Solar (Photovoltaic) Panels On Sale For Consumers?
I Keep Hearing About These Great Advances In Photovoltaics, (Such As; Plastic, Thin Film/Nanotube Technologies), But Everywhere I Look, Even Manufacturer’S Websites, There Seems To Be No Way To Get Your Hands On Any Products. Does Anyone Know How I Can Get My Hands On Some Of This “Great Stuff”? Or When Anything Will Be Available To The Consumer? I’M Trying To Determine Whether To Pull The Trigger On A Silicon Based Array (Tied Into The Grid) For My Home, But Don’T Want To Drop This Much Coin If These Supposedly Great New Technologies Are Looming On The Horizon And Especially Not If They Are Already Here.

Added** The lowest manufacturing cost today is from firstsolar @~$2/W (www.firstsolar.com , instead of using silicon, the active pv material is Cadmium Telluride thin film), however, does not necessary translate to be the lowest cost to consumer. The average module per Watt cost to consumer is about $5-6 /W. Adding the mounting, wiring and installation comes to about $10/W. Average household system size is around 3kW. If there is an installer close to your place, then it would be about $30K minus state incentives. Don't wait for dye sensitized solar cells. First, its more an R&D effort (might take another 20 years to mature). Secondly, the material system relies on organic or liquid ionic transfer, which is inherently not stable under the sun (bummer when we're talking about "solar" cell)...
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If you can afford it, buy it now. New technology in solar is unlike in electronics, it does not come out every year and a lot of the new technologies, are "forward looking statements". What is more, State incentive might be lowered later. In return, the cost to you could be about the same.
In the States, a system would cost ~$10/W, with incentive, it could be half, i.e., if you're installing a 2kW system, it would be about $10K, less than buying a car.
1) Where to get it:
http://www.findsolar.com/
2) Who to choose:
http://www.homepower.com/article/?file=H...
3) States' incentives:
http://www.dsireusa.org/

Hope it helps.

Are Photovoltaic Solar Panels That Are Currently On The Market, Environmental Friendly Upon Disposal?
Photovoltaic Solar Panels/ Cells Are Getting More Efficient & Affordable. But Are They Safe For The Environment When It Is Time To Dispose Them?

The components of a solar panel are designed to be inert: they sit exposed to the environment for 20 or more years with little degradation.
The creation of photocells is not so benign: it takes a fair amount of strong chemicals and energy to produce a photovoltaic panel. The payback, economically and in terms of environmental damage (tradeoff on energy/chemicals used to create it vs. CO2, Hg etc. reduced during cell's lifetime), may take twenty or thirty years.

Solar Panels Are Dangerous To Fire Fighters. Is This Something Obama Wants? Does He Wish This?
Solar Panels Continue To Produce Electricity After The Panel(S) Are Shut Off. Fire Fighters Get Shocks From The Panels During Fire Fights.

Actually, assuming that the fire happened during a time of bright sun, photovoltaic panels still have a power capacity of less than a typical house circuit. Firefighters can deal with it, the same as they can deal with regular house wiring, if it's not possible to get to the service panel to shut it off. Firefighting is inherently dangerous, of course.

I live in a large metropolitan area, and see a fire on the news about once a day. We also have the lion's share of the nation's photovoltaic installations. Not once have I heard of a firefighter injured on account of a solar panel, either electrically, or otherwise.

Solar Panels?
Are Solar Panels An Effective Way To Gain Power? Why?

I am in the process of getting solar panels, I get a great rebate from my utility, so my pay off will be more like 6 years. It would be around 10-12 without the rebate.

They are tested to withstand winds, hail and other damage. They are durable. They do require some maintenance, mostly rinsing dust off. They can create electricity in cold regions, but you need to make sure the snow isn't covering them. In snowy regions they can be mounted in a way that will encourage the snow to slide off.

Many people confuse heat with solar exposure, I've seen installations in many colder climates, the amount of daylight and the orientation to the sun determines how much they will generate.

The best way to determine if they would be right for you is to contact a licensed solar contractor and get a bid. They should be able to give you information on estimated power production, projected payoff and any rebates available in your area.

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