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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 resident to use the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, viewing 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, lots of homeowners find that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Dramatically minimize or perhaps remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can make up a large part of your regular monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate complimentary 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 decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy bill cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard against rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, property electricity costs have increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Boost your property value

Several research studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and sell quicker 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 solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in international energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and help your local economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since 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 Secure the environment

Solar is an excellent method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal property solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to run responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of customer purchasing decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing business results.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.

Numerous homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar company for electrical energy-- 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 well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate just how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, 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

What Is The Energy Transformation In A Solar Cell, Whistle And Weight Lifting?
How Do Write Your Ans? Example: Electrical Energy To Kinetic Energy

Solar energy to electrical energy, potential to kinetic (if blowing it at the time) If lifting the weight at the time mechanical to potential

First is easy salor to electrical, second the potential energy stored in our lungs after we inhale is converted to kinetic as we blow the whistle spinning the little vanes inside, Mechanical energy of lifting the weight to a higher level adding potential energy to the weight.

3. Where Does The Wind Get It’S Energy From?
Btw This Is 4 Wind Energy! Please Help Me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The sun is the primary reason. Other reasons are: the rotation of the Earth (cool side versus the hot side) geography/oceans. Everything, all the energy in our solar system comes from generally, the sun.

Bart Uses Electricity To Run, But What Sources Are Being Transformed In To Electricity?
I Know That Bart Uses Electricity To Run The Trains. But What Sources Make The Electricity Being Used By Bart, Fossil Fuel, Natural Gas Or What Sources? And How Much You Pay For The Parking In The Bart Parking Lots? Is It Still Cheaper Than Driving A Car?

Despite the pie-in-the-sky dreaming of environmentalists, most marginal electrical demand is going to be supplied by fossil fuel plants. True everywhere in the US.

As for the efficiency of public transportation, that's more religion than science. The only place I've seen an attempt to compare the fuel efficiency of public transportation vs alternatives is in this report, on the planned 2nd Avenue Subway in NYC:

http://www.mta.info/capconstr/sas/docume...

If you read the report, you might be surprised to discover that the subway would consume more fuel than the traffic it replaces. But read the footnotes, the real numbers are much worse. The conversion factors used are 133,000 BTU per gallon of gasoline and 3,413 BTU's per KWHR of electricity. This is an error, which makes the subway look much better than it really is. Here's the problem. Gasoline is burned directly in an automobile, at an efficiency of under 25%. But while electricity is consumed at an efficiency of 80% for the electric subway motor, it takes a considerably greater amount of energy to create the power consumed. In order to deliver 1 KWHR to the power outlet, a source must be consuming more than 1 KWHR worth of fuel. I'll explain:

Since there is next to no opportunity for wind or solar power in NYC, and no nuclear plant has been build there in 50 years, marginal demand must be met by fossil fuel plants. A steam turbine plant fueled by natural gas or oil is perhaps 35% efficient, but let's be generous and say 50%. The distribution network...power lines and transformers...might operate at 95% efficiency. Finally, subways in NY run on DC power, so what comes off the line must be rectified, at perhaps 75% efficiency. If you start with enough natural gas to produce 1000KWHRS, you end up with 1000x.50x.95x.75 KWHRS, only 356 KWHRS is actually delivered to the electric motor. If the electric motor is 80% efficient, 284 KWHRS actually produces useful work. If 1000 KWHRS of gasoline is burned in a 25% efficient car, 250 KWHRS actually produce useful work.

While the motors end up being of comparable efficiency, the subway system turns has a much lower load factor than the car. That is, if two people ride in a car, it's about half loaded. That's the way it's going to be on average. A subway car must roll up and down the track day and night, in order to provide a reasonably attractive alternative. But it's only running at it's full rated load factor for about four hours a day. The rest of the time, energy is expended pushing mostly empty cars up and down the track. All in all, it would be more fuel efficient to drive a Hummer than take a subway.

How Can I Boil Water Using Solar Energy Using Only A Pan And Metals?

Do you specifically want boiling water? Or do you want to cook with the solar radiation?

You can cook with a solar oven. Just google the words "solar oven" and you will come up with lots of plans on how to make them, and places that sell them.

I think solar ovens can get hot enough to boil water, but I'm not sure. They take about four hours to cook a meal, at peak sunlight time...a meal can be a whole chicken and vegtables.

~Garnet
Homesteading/Farming over 20 years

Can Solar Energy Power The Entire House?
Our Home Produce 350-400Kw Per Months. How Many Solar Panel And Battery Do We Need To Produce Enough Energy From The House?

Absolutely. If your home uses up to 400kwh a month, the first step is to try to reduce that even more. For every $1 you spend on conservation, that's $4 less in solar expense. But let's say you've already conserved as much as you can...

Depending where you are, you would need about 4000 watts of solar electric panels. Since you are currently connected to the electric company, there's no need for batteries. Just make as much as you can during the day, and sell any extra power back to the grid. Then at night and on cloudy days, you just buy it back from the grid, same as you do now. With net metering, the electric company keeps track of how much you sold and how much you bought, and you can end up zeroing out the bill (or at least having it down to just delivery charges, fees, and tax). Different electric companies have different rules, so actual mileage may vary. Here's an example of a 3000W grid tied system, you'd just need another 1000 watts. http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-Pack...

You can see for yourself on the grid-tied calculator at http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato...

If you do want to cut your connection to the electric company and store your power to use at night, you'd go to the off-grid calculator to also figure out the battery bank size. http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato... With 2 days battery backup, you'd need about a 1500 amp hour 48V battery bank.

Also take a look at solar water heating, it's a very cost effective way to get your energy usage down. http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-Package-Deals/Climate-freezes-Closed-Loop-Systems/Closed-Loop-Systems-for-1-4-People/Closed-Loop-PV-Powered-w-Tank/Indirect-PV-w-80-Gal-Tank-64-SqFt-Collectors/p8142/

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01201, 01202, 01203