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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 home owners to use the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering 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, numerous property owners discover that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.

Leading Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably lower and even eliminate your electric costs

Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can make up a large part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of cash.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past ten years, domestic electrical power rates have gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or property owner with changing cash flow, going solar also helps you better projection and handle your costs.

#4 Boost your residential or commercial property worth

Multiple research studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, need for properties geared up with solar 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 component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

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

#8 Show your dedication to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are very important elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Lots of property owners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar company-- 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 utility business.

As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The energy business are well-known for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.

With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can calculate how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, at what cost, 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 A Good Solar Panel To Buy?
I Am Fairly New To The Solar Panel Scene, And Am Eager To Try To Set One Up Myself Instead Of Buying A Kit. I Am Looking For A Solar Panel That Puts Out 100 Watts Or More, And Can Produce More Than 20 Volts. Thanks

Hey C, the answer is you should buy a panel that meets your needs. A 100 watt panel is pretty easy to find, but I'm curious about the desired voltage. Most panels are designed to charge existing batteries, which normally come in multiples of 6 volts. This is why battery banks of 12, 24 or 48 volts are so common, and large deep cycle batteries of 6 volts each so easy to find. A panel set up to charge a 12 volt battery normally has 36 cells in it, which yields an open circuit voltage of 18 volts DC. A panel for a 24 volt battery will have 72 cells, with a V max of 36 volts. If you're trying to charge a 12 volt battery, 17 or 18 volts will work fine. If you are trying to do something outside the box like directly power your computer (which has a 19 volt power supply) with a 20 volt panel, then you'll run into some problems that might be too numerous to mention here. Mainly, solar panel voltages are unregulated without a battery to anchor them, this is why they never list a nominal voltage on a panel, only its maximum, it might be anyplace between zero and max if hooked directly to a load. The only exception to this is when hooking directly to a utility intertie grade inverter, they are designed for these large ranges in voltage, almost nothing else is.

If you really want to get involved, here is what I would do. First, get a subscription to Home Power Magazine, it's inexpensive and right to the point. Then look for an energy fair near you in the Calendar section of the mag when it arrives. Go to one of the fairs, we did 12 years ago, now our home is completely powered by the wind and sun. In the mean time, check out the sources below and learn what you can. One thing I encourage people to do is build up a small system themselves, with a 12 volt battery, panel, and small inverter. Now you can run your laptop, or other small electronics and lighting with your own power source. You'll have a much better understanding of the entire technology and be more equipped to make decisions. Home Power has great articles about people doing just what you are trying to do, that is why it's so worth the time and expense. Good luck C, and take care, Rudydoo

How To Use Solar Panel To Generate Electricity?
Hi, I Want To Generate Electricity Using Solar Panel At Home And I Want To Follow A Simple Tutorial. Could You Recommend Me A Good Tutorial?

Photovoltaics are best known as a method for generating electric power by using solar cells to convert energy from the sun into a flow of electrons. The photovoltaic effect refers to photons of light exciting electrons into a higher state of energy, allowing them to act as charge carriers for an electric current. The term photovoltaic denotes the unbiased operating mode of a photodiode in which current through the device is entirely due to the transduced light energy. Virtually all photovoltaic devices are some type of photodiode.
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Do Solar Panels Require More Energy During Manufacturing Than They Produce Over Their Lifetime?
A Friend Told Me That The Energy Required To Manufacture A Solar Panel Is Greater Than What The Panel Is Expected To Produce During Its Lifetime, Thus Making Them Inefficient And Unsustainable, And I Have Not Been Able To Find Any Literature Which Agrees. Can Anyone Point Me In An Academic Non Biased Direction? I Remain Skeptical.

There is a study conducted by Giacomo Bizzarri of the University of Ferrara and Gianluca Morini of the University of Bologna found that the COST of installing solar panels over their lifespan is 2.5 time MORE than the cost of purchasing the power they produce.

They more importantly stated that they "...found that the total energy produced over a two-year period outweighs the energy used in manufacture, installation, and maintenance. Their analysis also shows that the manufacture and use of PV panels produces less pollution than fossil fuel based electricity generation."

So there is your answer, they are only more expensive and only now. A few years back gas was only $1.50/gallons here in the USA. Things change quickly. If electricity costs increase by 300% over the next 20-25 years, this study may need to be revised!

Are Diy Solar Panels Legitimate For Saving Electricity?
I Have Seen Diy Software Which Explains Everything For Novices. Specifically, How To Build Your Own Solar Panels And Tie Them Into Your Home Electrical System For About $100 In Parts. Has Anyone Tried Doing This? Was It Easy?

The local codes in most areas in the US won't allow you to install a homemade solar panel on your house, it needs to be UL listed. Don't believe all of those bogus sites that promise you can power your house for $200, you can't. Also, besides the solar panel, you also need an approved inverter to convert the DC power from the solar panels to AC that your appliances need.

Factory built solar panels are generally guarantied for 20 - 25 years, with a life expectancy of twice that. You will never get that life from a homemade panel.

To save money on a solar installation, you may be able to install at least part of it yourself, but the equipment needs to be UL listed or equivalent.

You can see an example of a very small grid-tied electric system here. You can see that the solar panel is just one component. http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-and-... The output of this system will be very small, but it is a staring point.

You should consider solar water heating as a way to save on your energy bills. Heating your water accounts for about 25% of your energy use. If you can cut that by 75%, you will save a lot of money. Depending on where you are and how many are in your household, it may cost about $5000 for a do-it-yourself installation. There are tax incentives available that could potentially pay for as much as half of the system. These systems can pay for them selves in as little as 4 - 5 years.

A Place Where Energy Is Produced From Solar Panels By Civilians Which Is Than Bought By Government?
There Was This Place Where Civilians Had Solar Panels Which Produced Their Electricity But I Could Not Remember Where Because I Read About This A Long Time Ago And Could Not Remember The Source Or The Place But I Definitely Did Read About It Somewhere.

Most places in the US, if you have solar panels on the house, if the panels are generating more electricity than you are using (say you are at work during the day) the meter on the house, which is used to measure how much electricity you use, turns backwards, meaning your usage up to that point, is now being reduced.

Nothing complex about it, they measure how much you use, and whatever you produce in excess of what you are using at any time, is subtracted from what you use.

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02143, 02144, 02145