Award Winning Solar Energy Installation

Home >> Residential >> Massachusetts >> Somerville >> Homes With Solar Panels

Renewable
Rebates
In Home Energy Audit
Affordable Pricing

Going Solar Is Now Affordable

Our Experienced Solar Consultants Help You Design The Perfect Solution

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 resident to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, washing clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of home owners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Leading Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably minimize or even remove your electric bills

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

#2 Make 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 traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity costs savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect against rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical power costs have actually increased by approximately 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a service or property owner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenditures.

#4 Increase your house worth

Several studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price variations in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included 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 development is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease 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 each year.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social responsibility are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Lots of homeowners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 companies are infamous for their varying and unreliable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can determine just how much electricity will be created, and most notably, at exactly what price, for at least the next Twenty 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

What Size Solar Panel Should I Expect To Buy To Keep A Deep Cycle Battery Charged.?
My Plan Is A Remote Garden. I Want To Have A Solar Panel Hooked Up To A Couple Deep Cycle Batteries, Then To And Inverter, Then To A Timer, Then To A Water Pump/ Webcam. The Concept Would Be To Plant A Garden On Land I Own, And Have The Water Pump Turn On Once A Day For A Half Hour Or So To Pump Well Water To The Garden. And Possibly Expanded Into A Weather Station With A Basic Pc And Weather Monitoring Sensors. What Sized Solar Panel Should I Buy To Maintain A Charge In The Battery? And Does This Project Sound Feasible To Anyone Else?

I think you need to tell us more information. But I'll make some guesses.

Note that you will need a charge controller between the solar array and the batteries.

Find the amount of power the pump uses, and number of hours per day, and that will get you the amount of energy. The pump may be, eg, 200 watts, and used 1 hour per day, so that is 200 watt-hours per day.

How many days without sun are you allowing? Too many and the batteries have to be very large.

Assume one day without sun. Then you need 400 watt-hours of storage, 2 days. That is one medium sized lead acid battery, a large one is about 1000 watt-hours. I'd get the large one for future expansion, and also losses in the system.

So you want to charge 1000 watt-hours of battery in how many hours of sun? assume you get 8 hours of sun a day. So the solar array has to deliver 1000 watt-hrs in 8 hours, or 125 watts. Not too large.

You need a 200 watt inverter. I'd get one a bit larger, it doesn't cost much more.

You can adjust the numbers... email me if you need more info.

Which Solar Panel Is Better?
Which One Is Better? And What Should I Look At When I Buy A Solar Panel? Http://Www.Ebay.Com/Itm/Solar-Panel-Charger-F-Ipod-Iphone-Phone-Pda-Psp-Mp3-466-/230768395287?Pt=Other_Mp3_Player_Accessories&Hash=Item35bade4417 Or Http://Www.Ebay.Com/Itm/Emergency-2600Mah-Solar-Panel-Usb-Battery-Charger-Cellphone-Rechargeable-Gw-/221002847505?Pt=Pda_Accessories&Hash=Item3374cbd511

Neither one are useful.

They would need to be in direct sun to have significant output and most people would not want to put their cell phone in direct sun.

In Which Country Mostly Solar Panels Used?

Germany has become the global leader in electricity generated through solar panels. It produces about half of the world’s total solar electricity.

Germany adopted a law in 2000 that requires the country’s immense power companies to subsidize new solar companies by buying electricity from them at marked-up rates. In 2002, Germans installed more than 10,000 solar panel systems. In 2003, they installed some 20,000 solar panel systems, almost twice the number installed the previous year. This growth continued in 2004. In 2005, Germany was the fastest growing major solar panel market in the world.

As of May 2007, 15 of the 20 biggest solar panel plants in the world are in Germany, even though Germany has only half as many sunny days as countries such as Portugal. The German government decided to phase out all of its nuclear power plants by 2020.
--------------------------

That article is from the website below in the source..it was 2007 ..So unless some other countries have overtaken germany in this field since then The answer is germany...

There is more information on what other countries use a lot of solar panels on that link below ..

What Are Americans Doing For The Environment?
I Just Make This Question Because I Think It Is Important That Everyone In The World, Overall Industrialized And Populated Countries Have Knowledge Of The Importance Of This Subject.

They are not doing nearly enough and the government isn't helping much either.... people are forgetting about what is important and our environment is deteriorating constantly - and people are fighting the wrong issues... like global warming.. it exists but it's not the factor people are making it out to be, we are moving closer to the sun which is why we are getting hotter and the Earth constantly changes.. where there is a mountain one day there won't be down the road -but no one is stopping people cutting down mass amounts of trees to build unaffordable housing or another mall. People would rather water their lawn with drinking water, then use reclaimed water. The government ok'd drilling off the coast for oil, not caring about the major environmental consequences, instead of investing in other means-People dump Refrigerators and couches in the woods, places like 7-11 and other convenient stores still use Styrofoam cups.... we are destroying our environment little by little and it's something we can not take back... I will have to say though I do think people are less likely today to throw a cup out their window then they were 20 years ago, but we are doing worse in other ways

What Size Solar Panel Is Best For Homes ?
What Size Solar Panel Would Reduce Power Bill By Half ? What Is Involved In Hooking It Up To The Service Line ? How Much Would It Cost To Make These ? Home Is 2100 Sq. Feet.

Can't be answered with the information you've provided. The output of a panel depends on where you live. The usage of any particular home depends on the people, not the size of the home. The cost to set it up depends on how many panels and how big a battery farm you want to run.

So call a company that does this, and let them give you a quote for your specific system.

Trust me, you aren't going to make back your investment any time soon.

We Serve All of Somerville MA including these zip code areas:

02143, 02144, 02145