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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, watching TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, lots of residents find that the convenience, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably decrease and even remove your electric costs

Whether you're a homeowner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.

#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment

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

#3 Safeguard against rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy prices have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unpredictable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a business or homeowner with ever-changing money flow, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Increase your house value

Several studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general 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 greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is a great method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical property solar panel system will remove three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are important components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that choose to run properly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer buying decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing company results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many house owners choose to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.

Since 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 infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what price, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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

Q. How The Electricity Is Produced By Using Solar Energy?
Please Describe In Details How Do The Whole Mechanisms Work? How It Is Developed? What Apparatus Is Required? How The Solar Panel Is Constructed And How It Works? Explain Me All Questions By Using 3D Figures Or Images Or Video If Available. I Have No Prior Knowledge About Solar Electricity So; Please Guide Me In The Easiest Way As Much As Possible; I Want To Make Electricity For My Home By Using Solar Energy What Should I Do? How Can I Achieve Or Construct It Myself?

Solar electric panels are made up of something called silicon, the same thing that makes up sand. There is more silicon on the planet than almost anything else. Even though you can find silicon almost everywhere, making a solar panel is difficult and expensive. The silicon has to be heated to super high temperatures in a big factory, and then formed into very thin wafers.

When sunlight hits a solar panel, it makes electrons in the silicon move around. (Electrons are teeny tiny specks--they?re way too small for us to see, even under a microscope.) The electrons flow through wires that were built into the solar panel. And presto! We have electricity! We can do whatever we want with this electricity, run a calculator, a CD player, or, if we have big enough solar panels, a satellite! [Solar panels are also called photovoltaic panels. "Photo" means light and "voltaic" means electricity.]

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Before installing solar panels, make sure you are wearing safety goggles. Make sure you have read and understand the manuals for your installation equipment.

Question About The Depletion Of The World'S Energy Resources?
Governments Are Concerned About The Depletion Of The World'S Energy Resources, Such As Oil, Gas And Coal. How Should Governments Deal With This Problem, Taking Into Consideration The Needs Of Society And Alternative Sources?

I think your question answers itself. Plainly, renewable energy sources will be the ONLY alternative once the world depletes its carbon-based energy supplies. I say that with a big question mark placed next to nuclear energy - the future of which nobody can know.

Plainly as conventional energy resources begin to diminish, the price will increase. This will in turn make renewable/ alternative sources more competitive.

As to the actions governments could or should be taking this can be a double edged sword. If a government comes in too early and pushes certain types of alternative energy sources, it would place the national economy into a non-competitive situation on the international market place because the alternative fuel is too expensive.

Conversely, if a government is too lax in promoting alternative energy supplies, the nation will face a disadvantage.

I believe, in the future, we will start to see strong indications of which alternative fuels are going to be dominant in the future - and which technologies are just not proving their worth. Solar vs wind are two good examples. For any government to come in now and promote one alternative source is premature. Let us wait a few years and I believe the price of gasoline and environmental impacts of coal will become clearer - and then the time will come for government to promote one type of alternative energy source.

Society & Environment {Energy?
How Does Energy Use In Our Society Affects The Environment And Why It Is Important For Individuals To Analyse && Limit Their Energy Consumption ?

About energy in the context of electricity:

The environmental impact of use of electricity is not the use itself but the way the energy is produced.
Today electricity for your daily activities is provided by power plants. Each government has its own power plants and depending on the size of the country and the demand of the community (individuals and industry) it can have from one to dozens.

Electricity is produced by different ways.
1) by burning fuels like coal or other solid and liquid fuels or gases

2) by controlling the heat expulsion of nuclear reactions

3) by absorbing hydrodynamic forces like in power generation from watter dams (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroelectricity) or power generation from winds through Wind generators (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power) and in tidal power generators (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_power)

4) by absorbing radiant light and heat from the sun like in Photovoltaics (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photovoltaics) or in solar thermal plants (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_thermal)

I numbered these four categories in this order because of the percentage they hold in global energy production. Solid fuel power plants coupled with Nuclear power plants account for about 85%-90% of global electricity production (link: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/ieo/world.html)

Now as you may expect electricity generated by burning fuels emits greenhouse gases most commonly CO2 which is a culprit for global warming.
Electricity generated by Nuclear power has its own impact on the environment. Common nuclear reactors use radio active materials (isotopes) to produce heat which in turn is turned into electricity. The concept unfortunately produces also a lot of nuclear waste, which is still radioactive and has to be housed for long periods of time in specialy build facilities (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioactive_waste_management#Management_of_waste). This has an environmental impact as radioactive waste management can lead to radioactive pollution of the environment if not done properly.
Also it is seriously expensive and is very often outsourced to countries of arguable capabilities (third world) or even illegally dumped.

The other two ways of producing electricity are environmentally friendly, with no known environmental impacts and thus are labeled as green energy.

So in the end as you use electricity to power your everyday appliances you actually use all the above facilities, poluting the atmosphere and potentially poisoning teh earths flora & fauna with radioactive waste.

About energy in the context of fuels:

We use fuels in our everyday lives to accomplish various activities like powering our car (petroleum) or cooking food (gas powered kitchen appliances) or keeping warm in the winter (AC burners / stoves). All fuel burning activities produce a varying plethora of gases like CO CO2 and wih this polute the atmosphere and feed the greenhouse effect. (further reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas)

So burning of fuels causes pollution of the atmosphere, aiding global warming.

About energy in the context of electrochemical capacitors (batteries):

The efficient storage of electricity has always been the Achilles heel of modern day electronics.
Consumer Batteries operate through the conversion of chemical energy stored in arrays of electrochemical cells into electricity. Thus, the production of batteries includes the use of various Chemicals which are in general harmful to the environment after the battery's and of life.

So the consumer use of batteries implies chemical polution of the environment if the used batteries aren't treated correctly (further reading http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_(electricity)).

Why Do Conservatives Hate Solar Power?
They Say That It Is To Expensive Right Now But Don'T They Know The Reason It Hasn'T Advanced Quickly Is Because Solar Energy Is Attacked. But Now They Say Within The Decade Or Two Solar Will Replace Fossil Fuels.

I think solar energy is another good, natural source, and should not cost us an arm and a leg to figure out how resourceful it is for heat, light, and healing proprieties. We need it, how about that? :)

A good balance of using the earth resources moderately, is treating it good, and our lives depend upon it. Wisdom in doing so.

How Does Solar Energy Work?
Im Doing A Report And I Cant Exactly Find What Im Looking For

Hey Nick,

Check out the page below - it was written by someone that made his own solar panel - I think that it'll help you out to understand solar energy quite well (even if not you can include some parts of it in your report)

Hope that helps and good luck with your report!

Harold

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01545, 01546