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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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  • 20 year warranty
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  • 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 a/c unit, washing clothing, watching TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, many home owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly minimize or perhaps eliminate your electrical expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can make up a large part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of loan.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

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

#3 Safeguard against rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power prices have actually increased by approximately three percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a service or house owner with ever-changing money circulation, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.

#4 Increase your property worth

Numerous research studies have found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration 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 element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common domestic solar panel system will remove three to four 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 crucial parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that choose to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer getting choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

Since 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 well-known for their changing and unreliable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.

With solar panels and basic math, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what cost, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed 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

How Can I Live Off Grid Without Solar Panels Or Wind Generators? And No Septic Systems For Sewage?
It'S For A Physics Project

How about a hydro power system. A stream, diversion, penstock, and a turbine. Thats how the old miners did it.
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You could also utilize geothermal heating.
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The answer your teach might be fishing for is a bio-digester. Those teachers are always encouraging creativity arnt they. Basically waste gets turned into methane which gets burned for heat or generates electricity in a turbine. Looks like these guys know how its done:
http://www.valleyairsolutions.com/methan...

Best of luck to you!

A House Uses Solar Energy To Produce Hot Water..?
Fig 4.1 Of Question Four In The Link Below Shows Solar Equipment Placed On Top Of A House That Uses Solar Energy To Produce Hot Water. 1. Explain Why The Solar Collector Has A Black Base. 2. State And Explain Why The Hot Water In The Solar Collector Travels To The Hot Water Tank. 3. The Figure Does Not Show Any Insulation. A. Explain The Importance Of Insulating The Hot-Water Tank. B. Explain How The Hot Water Tank Is Insulated. Http://Www.Dpe.Edu.Mv/Dpe/Downloads/Data/Pp/862Febd35277bd87708fadc8cb974165.Pdf

1.It is black because the color black absorbs all the light photons. If it were white, it would reflect all the photons away and won't heat the water much.
2.The water travels to the tanks because warm water is less dense than cold water and rises. This is not true with ice tho. Ice is less dense than warm water but it is in another phase. Warm water is less dense than cool water only if water is in liquid phase.
3.a)Water may be a good heat sink(stores heat well) heat will escape the tank if the tank is not properly insulated. As heat escapes the water in the tank cools therefore making the solar energy less efficient.
b)Possible ways of insulating the tank is to have the tank made out of some bad conducting medal(insulator) I can't think of any bad conducting medal but copper, silver, tin, aluminum are very conductive and would make bad insulators. You don't even need to have the tank made out of medal. Anything that is hard and durable with low conductance will do. Like a thermostat. The inner part of the thermos is made out of a low conducting medal. Middle layer is usually plastic or Styrofoam because those are good insulators.

Hope this is clear and helpful.

What Else Do I Need Besides A Solar Panel To Power A Household Appliance Or Two With Solar Energy?
I Am Guessing Other Parts Are Needed. I Am Just Trying To Power A Small Space Heater In The Winter And A Regular Fan In The Summer. Any Specifics As To A Good Brand Would Be Appreciated. Thank You In Advance.

A lot of people are now advancing the alimony and salvation of electricity by using solar panels in their houses to be more profitable in using electricity. This is the new method of generating power source applied by machineries like refrigerator, fluorescent lights, appliances, among others.

Solar energy panels have 2 base types of solar heat collection, with solar cells and solar collectors. Solar cells or otherwise known as photovoltaic cells is what compensates a solar panel. The word ‘photovoltaic’ comes from two etymological words photo which implies light and voltaic which means electricity, this is why the definition of solar panels is that it is a tool that gets electricity with the aid of natural light from the sun.

Learn more here: http://www.goldcoast-solarpanels.com/

How Solar Energy Tranfered To A Device. Does Solar Generates Ac To Dc Currents ?

First, most think of solar generation when created from Photo Voltaic Cells. These would generate DC.

Second, any device that is MOVED by solar energy would generate AC. This includes Hydro-electric, Wind Mills, Tidal electric generation

Energy from Solar power can be transferred or stored in a number of ways.

- Convert to hydrogen through electrolysis, using electrical power that was generated. The hydrogen product would then be transported and sold like any other fuel.

- Electric transmission lines. Where ever these solar devices are, the AC electric energy can be DUMPED on the grid. A great deal may be lost in transmission, but this would be a cheap way to deliver the energy.

Solar power is the only energy that we can use that does not cause air pollution or cause global warming. It won't be cheap. But every community should have localized solar energy production so generation is decentralized.

Conservation Of Energy In Nature?
Physics Project, What Is An Example Of Conservation Of Energy In Nature? Without Man Made Objects Or Humans Thank U!

Solar energy converted to chemical energy through photosynthesis in plants. Some of that is conerted to heat.

Plant chemical energy used for plant growth, but if an animal comes around and eats the plant, the plant becomes chemical energy for the animal.

The animal uses chemical energy for keeping its body temperature at a certain level, and also for cellular reproduction and growth.



Example two:

A river flowing at a high speed goes down a waterfall, transfering potential energy to kinetic energy. Some of that energy is lost as heat during the water's collision.

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