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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 everyday life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of property owners find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.

Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Significantly minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric costs

Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large portion of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.

#2 Make an excellent return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power bill cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard against increasing energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have increased by approximately three percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unpredictable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're an organisation or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your expenses.

#4 Boost your residential or commercial property value

Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in international energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks 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 development is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social duty are essential parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that decide to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of customer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving business results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many homeowners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.

As of 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 electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can compute what does it cost? electrical energy will be generated, and most significantly, at what rate, for at least the next Twenty Years (fixed 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

Are Photovoltaic Cells And Solar Panels The Same? If Not, Or Yes, What Are Their Differences?
Operations And Characteristics Or Application Like For Example A Power Generation.

B_H is correct. The cell typically produces a small voltage of approximately 0.7V, although it can provide many 100's of mA in full sunlight. A panel is made up of many cells connected in series and in parallel to enable higher voltages and currents. A panel also includes protection for the cells in the form of glass or plastic so that rain, snow, dust, etc do not damage the individual cells. Cells typically are unprotected and made of silicon in very thin wafers that are easily cracked or broken when stress is placed on them...panels beef up the mechanical protection so that they can be mounted on rooftops. There is a newer film technology cell that can be rolled up...see the link below on this as it is interesting.

How Do I Wire A 24V Solar Panel To A 12V Battery Bank?
I Have A 24V 165W Bp Solar Panel. I Plan On Using Eight 12V 35 Amp Hour Sealed Golf Cart Batteries In Parallel For My Battery Bank. I Plan On Purchasing A Charge Controller And An Inverter For My System, But I Am Not Sure Which Charge Controller And Inverter To Purchase. Will Any 12V Charge Controller Work? Do Charge Controllers Take Higher Voltages, 24V In This Case, And Step It Down For The Battery Bank? My Primary Concern Is Whether 24V Is Too Much Voltage To Go Into A 12V Battery Bank. If You Guys Have Any Suggestions For Affordable Efficient Charge Controllers And Inverters, Please Let Me Know. This System Will Be Used To Power A Computer 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week.

Most any charge controller will work as long as the input voltage is rated to handle the open circuit voltage of your panel, which may be in the 40V range. The solar panel's voltage will drop to match the load during charging; it just won't be as efficient as it could be unless you get a controller with maximum power point tracking (MPPT). MPPT will get the most power from the panel and convert it to the proper charging voltage for your battery bank.

What Is A Good Type Of Solar Panel To Get For My House?
I Want To Put A Solar Panel(S) On My Roof. What Components Do I Need Besides The Solar Panels? Solar Power Controller? Wires? How Do I Hook It Into My Home's Electrical System And About How Much Electricity Could I Generate And Save? Would The Panels Pay For Themselves Over Time? Any Help Will Be Appreciated. Thank You!

Solar water heating panels are often heavy, depending on their design.

Solar electric panels are rarely heavy - at mabye 3 lbs. per square foot, including mounting racks, they are not much heavier than typical roofing materials.

Whether the panels pay for themselves is a highly individualized answer, dependent on your state and local rebates (if any), how much sun your area gets, and the cost of your electricity. Just about any Californian can break even, but it can take 5-20 years. Prices are dropping, so this should get better next year (but federal tax credits expire - could be renewed, a Democratic president would be unlikely to veto).

A house that is conservative in electrical usage (this usually means no air conditioners in the summer or electric heat in the winter) generally has enough roof area to supply 100% of its electrical needs. We have 10% of our roof dedicated to panels, and it supplies essentially 100% for us.

The best way to get answers to your questions is to ask a few solar companies to do a free analysis and quote on your house. You can always say no.

If you're thinking of doing it yourself, that's possible, but not trivial. It's also possible that a professional could install it for less than you could if you bought the parts yourself and installed it yourself. We installed our own, but the experience is a little dated - from 2006. There's a video at the bottom of the page below, if you want to see what we did.

Global Warming?
What Are The Negative Effects Of Global Warming? I Need For School Asingment. Please Be Very Specific And Long

Global warming is the increase in the average temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-twentieth century, and its projected continuation.

The average global air temperature near the Earth's surface increased 0.74 ± 0.18 °C (1.33 ± 0.32 °F) during the hundred years ending in 2005.[1] The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes "most of the observed increase in globally averaged temperatures since the mid-twentieth century is very likely due to the observed increase in anthropogenic (man-made) greenhouse gas concentrations"[1] via the greenhouse effect. Natural phenomena such as solar variation combined with volcanoes probably had a small warming effect from pre-industrial times to 1950 and a small cooling effect from 1950 onward.[2][3]

These basic conclusions have been endorsed by at least thirty scientific societies and academies of science,[4] including all of the national academies of science of the major industrialized countries.[5][6][7] While individual scientists have voiced disagreement with some findings of the IPCC,[8] the overwhelming majority of scientists working on climate change agree with the IPCC's main conclusions.[9][10]

Climate model projections summarized by the IPCC indicate that average global surface temperature will likely rise a further 1.1 to 6.4 °C (2.0 to 11.5 °F) during the twenty-first century.[1] The range of values results from the use of differing scenarios of future greenhouse gas emissions as well as models with differing climate sensitivity. Although most studies focus on the period up to 2100, warming and sea level rise are expected to continue for more than a thousand years even if greenhouse gas levels are stabilized. The delay in reaching equilibrium is a result of the large heat capacity of the oceans.[1]

Increasing global temperature will cause sea level to rise, and is expected to increase the intensity of extreme weather events and to change the amount and pattern of precipitation. Other effects of global warming include changes in agricultural yields, trade routes, glacier retreat, species extinctions and increases in the ranges of disease vectors.

Remaining scientific uncertainties include the amount of warming expected in the future, and how warming and related changes will vary from region to region around the globe. Most national governments have signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but there is ongoing political and public debate worldwide regarding what, if any, action should be taken to reduce or reverse future warming or to adapt to its expected consequences.

Would I Save Energy And Money If I Directly Use Solar Hot Water In My Dishwasher?
My Great.. Dishwasher Use Cold Water, So It Needs A Lot Of Electric Energy To Heat It. I Would Can Directly Use Hot Water From Solar Panels. Would It Be Convenient?

On the average, 1/3 of a home's utility costs are spent on heating hot water. Using solar thermal collector panels or solar tanks to heat water will greatly reduce your power bills. Solar hot water heaters are used in countries around the world because they are clean, efficient, cheap, and work great. If where you live gets good sunshine most of the time, I recommend using solar to heat your water.

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