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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 resident to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, numerous residents find that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably minimize or even remove your electric expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large portion 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 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.

#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment

Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Protect versus rising energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity prices have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you better projection and handle your costs.

#4 Boost your house value

Several studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial 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 a key part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy

According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common property solar panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and corporate social obligation are very important elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing organisation results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many property owners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.

With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed energy costs).


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


  • 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 Energy............................?
I Heard That Solar Energy Is Expensive , So Why People Think Its Better To Use It ? ...

Solar is not as expensive as it used to be. It will not make sense for every household today, but will for some. A lot of it depends on where a person lives, and what the next best alternative is.

For example, if someone has a cabin on 20 acres in the north woods, there will be lots of downed timber on the ground, and it might be best to heat water with a wood-fired stove. Not much sun in the woods.

On a 5000 square foot lot in Hawaii, fuels are scarce. Even natural gas would have to be imported. An electric water heater would be expensive, because electricity would also be generated mainly from imported fuels. In that case, a solar water heater would make abundant sense.

Solar electricity follows a similar argument. One thing to remember is that the economics for an individual homeowner or business are different from that for a power company. The electric company can have a huge turbine fired by coal, natural gas, or nuclear. While that may be cheaper than solar, by the time the electricity gets to someone's house, with distribution charges and profit added in, the electricity is expensive. Solar electricity may actually be cheaper than the power company from the homeowner's point of view. It is at our house, and in fact, we've had solar electricity for five years now.

How Bush/Mccain Promote The Wind, Geothermal And Solar Energy?
If They Are Controlled By The Oil Companies?

the last energy bill that gave tax breaks to oil companies was a complete PLAY ON WORDS as usual...

the bill gave huge tax incentives for oil companies to "explore alternative energy sources". Which means.... where can we poke more holes in the ground ? doesn't mean "alternative forms of energy"...thats just ridiculous...what benefit would there be for an oil company to find alternatives to oil ? NONE !

wake up people...y'all got bushwacked !

"alternative energy...err uhhummm !... sources".... very clever don't you think ?

Which Is Better Nuclear Of Solar Energy?
Plz Give Your Opinion And A Reason Why?

Both have their advantages and problems but solar is clearly the winner here.

1. Environmental long term effects - cyanide , arsenic and fairly nasty chemicals are used in the production of solar cells. While nearly inert when they are in place, the production of these energy units could be ALOT more friendly.

That said, Nuclear power - in this regard is messy all around, the mining, extraction, storage, use and disposal of radioactive materials make this the LONG term looser.

Millions if not billions of years from now, the radioactive substances we create today, will still be dangerous, long after any solar cells have been turned back into sand.

2. Power concentration - Solar - except in very special circumstances is pretty "low" power concentration, you can power a house, or a small industrial park, but not necessarily a foundry or a heavy manufacturing facility - since the power requirements are SO much higher for a materials manufacturing plant than say - the average house. In this way currently nuclear has ALOT of advantage.

In the future, (provided we venture beyond Earth), vast solar arrays in space, could provide power of gigantic proportions.

3. Location - Nuclear plants and Solar facilities are EXPENSIVE to built. But nuclear facilities require alot of regulation, maintenance and other activities far beyond that for a solar facility of equivalent size and capacity. Secondly, while solar and nuclear are not cheap, only solar really can scale to small use (personal power), or to industrial scales.

4. Safety - Different from environmental safety, the worst societal threat from solar power, is likely to be people stealing solar panels and arrays and using them or selling them on Ebay is ethically bad, with nuclear power plants, stealing the fuel and selling it on Ebay, is otherwise a national security problem because usually nuclear fuel is also good for (at least) making a "dirty" bomb.

5. Availability - Solar is great- when the sun is out, but turn the lights out and solar is just not cutting it. Nuclear is "always on" or reactor facilities are created in such a way that some part of the plant is "always" online. So battery technology may improve over time, but at the moment, solar suffers from what is called "intermittency", but what most normal folks call "night".

How Is Solar Energy Formed?
Doing A Project... How Is Solar Energy Formed???

Solar energy is the light and radiant heat from the Sun that powers Earth's climate and weather and sustains life. Since ancient times it has been harnessed for human use through a range of technologies. Solar radiation along with secondary solar resources such as wind and wave power, hydroelectricity and biomass account for over 99.97% of the available flow of renewable energy on Earth.

Solar energy technologies can provide daylighting and thermal comfort in passive buildings, potable water via distillation and disinfection, hot water and space heating, space cooling by absorption or vapor-compression refrigeration, thermal energy for cooking, high temperature process heat for industrial purposes, and electrical generation by thermal or photovoltaic means.

Would This Apply For A Company Building A Home With Solar Panels?
I Am Doing A Research Paper Regarding Building Energy Efficient Homes In New Jersey. In A Recent Article I Read: &Quot;For Solar Power, New Jersey Residents Could Save Almost Half The Cost Of Installing Solar Panels On Their Houses Thanks To The Plan. As Outlined By The Stimulus Package, There'S A 30 Percent Tax Credit Or Grant That Is Available To Anybody Who Installs Solar Panels Through The End Of 2010.&Quot; Does Anyone Know If This Would Apply To A Company Building A House With Solar Panels? In Other Words, If A Company Built Homes That Come With Solar Panels Arleady Installed, Could They Recieve Money From The Gov'T... (Or Tax Credit, Im Not Really Sure What That Is Though) Thanks And Please List Sources If You Have Any

This is an individual incentive. The benefit to a company is they are paid to add this value to the home resulting in increased revenue. It may apply to a new home buyer-buying a new solar panel equipped home,but this is not clear.

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