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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, numerous residents find that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly minimize or even remove your electric expenses

Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can comprise a large part 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 don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy prices have gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your costs.

#4 Boost your residential or commercial property value

Several research studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost changes in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general 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 tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a terrific method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary elements of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Numerous property owners select to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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 companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple math, we can compute just how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next 20 years (repaired 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

Solar Set Up Help ~~?
I Found This Solar Panel And I Am Planning To Set Up A System Using It. Http://Www.Pvpower.Com/Pdf/Datasheets/Sharp/Pv%20Modules/Sharp%20224W.Pdf Lets Say That I Don'T Want To Use Batteries, But The Grid Instead For Backups And I Wanna Convert The Power Produced From The Solar Panels Into 120V Ac. What Kind Of Inverters Should I Get And How Many Would I Need If My System Would Roughly Be Made Up Of 10 Pieces Of Solar Panels? How I Do Choose Which Inverter To Buy? Should I Buy Based On The Voltage Rating? Should I Check The Maximum Voltage Output Of My Solar Panel?

It is crucial to set up an inverter to your solar panels right to enjoy maximum output from your solar panels. The inverter always have to be fitted closest to the panel to prevent DC energy leak. Different inverters can perform in different way in different part of the country. That depends on how many sun day and what is your maximum temperature in that area.

To find the right inverter or your Solar Panels you need to run set of test and do some have mathematics. Only then based on output of your result you will now which panels is best for your system. To find some examples of Solar Panels and view best inverters go to:
http://www.tudorsolar.com/pv-panels/
and
http://www.tudorsolar.com/invertersmeters/
top 10 solar panels / best inverters
http://www.tudorsolar.com/benchmark/

Number of panels will also affect the choice for the inverter. The angle of your roof and direction with which you facing the sun its also crucial.

Why Are Solar Panels So Expensive?
With No Moving Parts, No Fuel Piping And So On...

People, People. People. Come on put on your thinking cap for a second. Do you really think that you are going to get 30 to 40 years of electric to power your whole home and cost you an up front cost of $500?

Where do you get the idea that solar electric panels are expensive? They are free in the end with a large profit if you take the time to do the math and do it right.

Most people don't add in the 6.5% infation rate on fuel that keeps adding up over the years. If you spend 1 dollar this year next year it will cost you 6.5% more for the same amount of electric. So you will pay 6.5 cents more next for every dollar. After thirty years (normal solar electric system life is 30 to 40 years) you are paying over six dollars for every dollar. If you were to pay $1,000 per year you it would be over $6,000 dollars. I did thirty years of math below to show as an example. You as well have to pay sales tax on every dollar you pay on your electric bill. You do not pay taxes on the electric production that you make yourself. Being you pay anywhere from 6 cents per dollar to 15 cents per dollar taxes you will double the savings shown in the list below. After so many years the system is paied off and electric is free. Same if you sell your home. You get your money back for the install and years of free electric. There are other factors as well so you can't just total up the cost of a solar electric system and divide it by 10 years and say that is expensive.

http://www.oynot.com/how-solar.html

$1,000.00 year one
$1,065.00
$1,134.23
$1,207.95
$1,286.47
$1,370.09
$1,459.14
$1,553.99
$1,655.00
$1,762.57
$1,877.14
$1,999.15
$2,129.10
$2,267.49
$2,414.87
$2,571.84
$2,739.01
$2,917.05
$3,106.65
$3,308.59
$3,523.65
$3,752.68
$3,996.61
$4,256.39
$4,533.05
$4,827.70
$5,141.50
$5,475.70
$5,831.62
$6,210.67 Year 30

<--- edit to reply to second statement --->
The only way I know of is to invest the money in the stock market. Most savings accounts only pay 3% intrest. While stocks float and if you don't know what you are doing you will never make as much money as you could save on your electric bill. Then the fact that you have to pay the electric bill out of the money. In the end you rented electric and can never get your money back. You can always sell the solar electric system and get your money back plus a profit. Not many people live in the same house even 20 years so it will sell.

Toss the coin. It is what ever is best for you.

How Do Solar Panels Convert Sunlight Into Electricity?

Sunlight is basically made up of photons that travel at very high speeds. They exist in different wavelengths and manifest themselves as different colors in the spectrum.

When the p-n junctions are exposed to sunlight, they convert photons into electrical energy. Each photon holds a certain amount of energy. As each photon strikes the surface of the solar cells, they knock electrons out of their orbit. For this to happen, photons lose their energy so electrons can have sufficient energy to get out of its orbit.

Electrons are now free to move away from confined areas. Electric fields in the solar cells pull these free electrons in a particular direction. This produces electricity.

The process of converting solar energy (sunlight) to electrical energy is known as the Photovoltaic Effect.

Having more solar cells in a solar panel produces more electricity. If you want higher electric current, you must connect solar cells together in parallel. Similarly, if you need a higher voltage, you can connect them in series.

What Size Of Solar Panel Do I Need To Power A 20-Foot Launch?
I Want To Power An Electric 20-Foot Launch By Solar Panel Only, No Battery Banks. How Much Solar Panel Wattage Do I Need To Make About 8 Knots? Thanks.

The general rule is that, if you are going to power directly from a solar panel, the output of the panel should be 10 times the draw of the appliance. A motor that will drive a boat of that size will draw over 125 amps at 12v. So you will need 1250 amps of output .... a solar panel that is about 49" X 44" will output 9 amps of usable power at 12v. So, You will need at least 140 panels ... they cost around $700 each in quantity. Each panel is about 14 sq ft ... so you will need about 1960 sq ft of panels at a cost of nearly $10000. A 20 ft boat with a beam of 8 ft might have a 160 sq ft of canopy available ... Sooooo You will have quite an overhang on your solar array ..

Why Is It Important That Fossil Fuels Not Run Out?
Oil, Natural Gas, And Coal. Why Is It Important That They Not Run Out? Why Is It Better To Use The Sun/Solar Panels For Energy Instead?

If they run out, it will take millions of years to get more.

And I know you're saying, "So? When we run out we can start using other energy sources!" Well, it's not that easy. When we run out, people will start scrambling and running to go get solar panels for their houses. There will be greater demand then there is supply, and some people won't even get some solar panels. If people start using and buying them now, there won't be such a scramble to get them if the future and it could save many people a lot of trouble.

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02143, 02144, 02145