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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.

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"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

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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 homeowner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing 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, lots of homeowners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.

Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Drastically reduce or even remove your electrical expenses

Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.

#2 Earn a great return on your investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity expense cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy costs have actually gone up by approximately three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a service or house owner with changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your costs.

#4 Increase your residential or commercial property worth

Several studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Boost U.S. energy independence

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is a terrific way to decrease 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 residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to four heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social responsibility are important parts of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that select to run responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving service outcomes.

#9 Start Conserving from Day 1

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

Lots of house owners choose to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar company 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 utility business are notorious for their changing and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can compute how much electricity will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for at least 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

Which Is The Best Option, Solar Panel Or Wind Turbine?
I Need To Reduce My Electricity Bill, My Area Is Tropical And Rather Windy. Which Of The Two Gives More Kwh For Money Invested?

Some valid thoughts so far.

First of all you should consider that the initial investment will take time to pay for itself, pretty much like buying a Hybrid vehicle.

You'd need an ARRAY of either, not just a single unit, and all the needed hardware, etc. to make it work.

I live in South West Florida, and while it can be breezy at times, there is most often, more Sun. Obviously that doesn't apply at night, and would equate to "storing" the energy. Sun Hot water is common, but again the solar collection to power a house would be pricey.

How To Make A Solar Panel Without Any Kit?
How To Make A Solar Panel Without Buying Any Kit? Any Things At Home That Can Be Used For Solar Panels(What Are They?) Procedures How To Make A Solar Panel

There are 2 kinds of solar cell/panel. Electrical and thermal.

Passive thermal is the easiest. It can be made with clear glass bottles or jars. The bottles or jars must first be cleaned and sterilized to prevent the growth of algae or bacteria. Fill these about 90% full with water that has 1 tsp of chlorine bleach per gallon. Put the caps or lids on tight. Seal with hot melt or other waterproof glue like RTV silicone. Arrange these in an array. You can use cement or just build a wood frame. Even simpler is just to put the bottles on a board or window sill. Place this in a sunny spot. The water will be heated by the solar radiation and will stay warm several hours after the sun is no longer shining on them.

A an active thermal cell is different. For this you need a medium to heat. Silicon oil is often used but your could just use water. You need a collector, reservoir, heat sink, and circulating pump. These must be arranged in a manner so that the medium (water) is pumped to the collector where it is heated. It passes through the heat sink to transfer the heat and then returns to the reservoir.

To make an electrical panel you can buy components. Photovoltaic cells and the components to mount them, wire them and then change the current generated into a type and voltage you can use.

Can I Build Solar Panels From Scratch?
I Have Seen A Lot Of Diy Information On Making Your Own Solar Panels. I Have Even Purchased A Couple Of Them. However, They Have Not Been Very Helpful In The Fact That They Either Call For Buying Tons Of Broken Peices And Putting Them Together, Or Buying Each Cell And Building The Frame, And Wiring It Together. I Have A 14'X60' Mobile Home With The Flat Roof On It. It Is In Full Sunlight 3/4 Of Every Day. I Am Looking For An Inexpensive Way To Build My Own Solar Panel Using The Entire Roof. I Am Not Looking For The Most Efficient, Because I Have Plenty Of Size To Work With. I Do Not Have A Lot Of Electrical Needs. I Am On Some Medical Machines Though, If It Werent For Them I Would Probably Just Let The Electric Go And Buy A Propane Fridge And Stove And Call It Good. I Do Not Want To Spend A Bunch Of Money On Books Either So Please No Advertisements On Where To Buy Books On This Subject. I Have Very Little Resources In The Way Of Money Or Else I Would Just Pay The Electric Bill, My Electric Company Is 1/4 Renewable Energy Anyway. So If Anyone Knows Of A Way To Build This, Or Knows Where I Can Get A Book Or Website For Free. Please Let Me Know. Thank You,

Other than the suggestion of buying surplus/used units that people are removing to get better efficiency - and I would think cities/towns might be more reliable in this area unless you make contact with a reliable club or group in your area (shipping being a factor)
The simple fact is that you are talking a huge area and the cost of solar cells has not come down that much and the labor in assembling the bits and pieces is still fairly high. The high early cost was the very costly equipment and its problems in making pure silicon disks - and there is no way you can do that part economically.

Powering My House With Solar Panels?
About How Much Would It Cost To Purchase And Install Solar Panels For The Average American House So That The House Can Be Off The Power Grid And Use The Same Amount Of Electricity As It Normally Does?

I had a survey of my home and it was estimated at $30K with a 30% rebate from the government. It would take about 15 years to pay back the cost. I elected to go solar water heating instead. 2 panels with piping installed to an 80 gallon electric water heater with an internal heat exchanger. One small photo voltaic panel to run the pump. There is ethylene glycol inside the pipe and it circulates and heats the water. Works excellent. I live in Nor-Cal and we get a lot of sun.

I need to comment on another statement that photo voltaic cells cost more energy to produce they generate. Maybe once but not true any longer.

{Solar cells and energy payback
In the 1990s, when silicon cells were twice as thick, efficiencies 30% lower than today and lifetimes shorter, it may well have cost more energy to make a cell than it could generate in a lifetime. The energy payback time of a modern photovoltaic module is anywhere from 1 to 20 years (usually under five)[9] depending on the type and where it is used (see net energy gain). This means solar cells can be net energy producers, meaning they generate more energy over their lifetime than the energy expended in producing them}

I Need To Charge A 12V,40Ah Acid Battery .Can I Connect It To A 30W Invertor .Which Has A Solar Panel?
I Need To Charge A 12V,40Ah Acid Battery .Can I Connect It To A 30W Invertor .Which Has A Solar Panel And Was Originally For 12V 20Ah Capacity Battery.The Solar Panel Came Along With The Solar Invertor

If the panel/inverter come with a charge controller, just hook it up, it will work fine.

For less than 10W panel you might not need a charge controller, but for a larger panel you should.

If you need a charge controller, the one the other answerer linked will do for 60W or smaller panels.
I have that same controller, a 20W panel and a 36AH AGM battery.

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