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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, many residents find that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Dramatically decrease and even eliminate your electrical costs

Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a large part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create 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 reduce your utility bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.

#2 Make a great return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous ten years, property electricity costs have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a business or house owner with ever-changing money flow, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenses.

#4 Boost your house worth

Multiple research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a terrific way to minimize 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 typical domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are crucial parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that pick to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer buying choices, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Lots of homeowners pick to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 utility companies are infamous for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate what does it cost? electricity will be generated, and most importantly, 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

Do I Need To Run A Ground Form My Solar Panel?
I Installed A 60Watt Solar Panel On The Top Of My Patio/Pergola. This Is Wired To A Charge Controller Then A Battery In My Basement. Do I Need To Run A Ground From The Solar Panel? If So, Whats The Easiest Way To Do So? Is A Wire Attached To The Aluminum Frame Then Connected To A Foot Long Rod Into The Ground Enough?

Although it is not essential for the satisfactory operation of your system, the manufacturers of solar panels recommend that solar panels be grounded. Grounding with respect to photovoltaic installations serves several purposes:
1. it bleeds off static electric charge built up from wind and rain;
2. it is an integral part of lightning protection;
3. it provides fault protection, whereby any shorts or faults in circuitry will conduct enough current to ground to trip circuit breakers or fuses and allow fault detection. It is recommended that the earth stake should have a resistance to ground of 25 ohm or less. For adequate lightning protection, between 1 ohm and 5 ohm resistance to ground gives fairly reliable lightning protection. You may need to find an electrician with a multimeter to set up a good grounding for your system. More detailed information may be obtained from the Rainbow Power Company.
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Is Impersonating A Detective Illegal?
Well Long Story Short, This Guy Had A Video Of Him Selling Power To The Electric Company Using Solar Panels, And This Guy With The Name &Quot;Detectivehank Merrik&Quot; (And No I Did Not Forget A Space) Says Cheating The Electric Company Is A Serious Offense Son. I Suggest You Take Down This Video Before We Bring You Up On Charges. You'Ve Got 72 Hours To Comply. First Of All I Love How He Say &Quot;Son&Quot; As If He Is Talking Down To The Video Poster, Second I Think That Is Funny How He Says &Quot;We&Quot; As If He Is With A Team Like The Fbi Or Something, And Thirdly He Says &Quot;You'Ve Got 72 Hours To Comply&Quot; As If Hes Going To Come And Arrest Him Or Something. The Video Link Is Http://Www.Youtube.Com/Watch?V=Em1cl4aejzy And He Is The Most Recent Comment, At Least When I Post This, And There Is A Small Comment Chain. I Don'T Think His A A Detective Because The Guy Is Legitimately Selling Power To The Electric Company. I Guess Tell Me What You Think And If What This &Quot;Detective&Quot; Is Doing Is Illegal, I Don'T Have A Problem With Moderating Youtube Videos And I Think That Is Fine, But I Think It Becomes A Problem When He Starts Accusing People Of Doing Nothing And Acting Like A Real Macho Detective. Thanks, Supar.

impersonating a detective is the same as impersonating a cop, but this is pathetic i mean come on, a cop or fbi wont comment on a youtube video about how to save electric or some other b.s, no one will take him seriously. btw he's a troll not a detective, lastly if the electric company finds out their team will find you and send you a nice letter saying to take it down or request youtube to do it themselves.

With All The Talk On Space Solar. How Many Solar Panels Would It Take Too Eventually Start Causing Dimming?
Just A Thought We Damage The Earth In So Many Ways With Oil As, Unless You Are Living In A Shell W/Out Inet You Can Clearly See. What Makes Us So Sure Sending Solar Panal After Solar Panel Up Into Space Will Eventually Start Deflecting The Sun. Or How Would Could We Beam The Energy From A Really Long Distance ?

Well the solar panels on the ISS are so tiny they will make no difference.

There are ideas to put solar panel farms bigger than football pitches into orbit and then send the power down to earth on microwaves, but these will only effect us if they get between us and the sun when they will look like a black dot crossing the sun on those rare occasions that they occult it

The best place is in geostationary orbit when a complete belt of panels round the equator will be 180000 miles long

Fur the panel to completely block out the sun (like a solar eclipse) it would need to be 250 miles across, but even then the darkness would Only be a mile or so across and only last a few seconds

But a belt of panels 250 miles wide and 180 000 miles long round the equator will make a permanent (sort of) shadow a mile wide all round the equator, but it would drift north and south about 10 000 miles with the seasons

Should We Add Some Tax To Coal Produced Electricity?
Raisin Caine Said, &Quot;.. This Is An Artificial Raising Of The Cost In The Us, The Overall Effect For The Rest Of The World Market Will Be A Lowering (Less Demand = Lower Prices). The End Result Is That Any Country That Does Not Wish To Tax Themselves And Artificially Increase The Cost Of Their &Quot;Dirty&Quot; Energy Will Be Able To Get The &Quot;Dirty&Quot; Energy At A Lower Price.&Quot; Which I Agree With. (Sorry, Raisin, I'Ll Try Not To Let It Happen Again.) However, Considering That There Is A Problem With Rising Co2 And Burning Coal, Is There Anything That Could Offset The Increase In Electricity Cost? Could We Have A General Import Duty From Countries That Don'T Tax Coal Burning? Could We Limit Imports From Countries That Don'T Tax Coal Burning? What Could Be Done That Would Both Make Coal More Expensive, And At The Same Time, Encourage Other Countries To Do The Same?

Absolutely. This is why international agreements are so important.

There are also revenue neutral options. A company that switches to solar power in British Columbia enjoys tax credits. They can increase profits and reduce costs. A resident gets tax credits (funded by heavy CO2 emitters) can then buy products cheaper from the more efficient company.

I Need Help With Solar Panels?
Hi, I Have A 115 Volt, Window Unit A/C Unit. I'M Curious To Know How Many Solar Panels It Would Take To Power It, For About 4 Hours A Day, And Maybe 6 At Night

We can make some assumptions and guess. Suppose the A/C averages 500 watts of power (1 kW, but the compressor only runs 50% of the time). You have 10 hours of usage, so that's 5 kilowatt-hours (kWh).

In my area, that would equate to 1 kW of panels, or about four 250 W panels. If you were to run it only in the summer, maybe 3 of those panels could keep up. But remember, this is for my area. Your area may be quite different.

Also, if you install grid-tied solar, it won't matter whether the panels exactly cover the usage of your air conditioner. Grid-tied works alongside regular grid electricity, with no batteries at all. If you generate more than the house needs, the excess is sold to the power company, and applied to your later bills. If you generate less than the house needs, the power company sells you enough to make up for what you need.

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01201, 01202, 01203