Award Winning Solar Energy Installation

Home >> Residential >> Massachusetts >> Westfield >> Solar Energy To Power A House

Renewable
Rebates
In Home Energy Audit
Affordable Pricing

Going Solar Is Now Affordable

Our Experienced Solar Consultants Help You Design The Perfect Solution

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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, seeing 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 advantages of solar power are considerable, many property owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably minimize or even remove your electrical costs

Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big portion of your monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create 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 lower your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of money.

#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment

Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure versus rising energy expenses

Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power prices have gone up by an average of three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or property owner with changing cash flow, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your costs.

#4 Boost your home value

Multiple research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for homes 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 crucial component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost variations in international energy markets.

#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 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. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Secure the environment

Solar is an excellent way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce 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 yearly.

#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to run properly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer buying decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing service results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous homeowners choose to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar company for electricity-- 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 Financial investment

The utility companies are infamous for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy rates. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most notably, 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

What Is More Environmentally Friendly
A Car That Gets 23 Mpg Or A Hybrid?

What's more environmentally friendly? That's the crux of the whole hybrid versus alternative energy issue. I love it when I hear people bragging about having an electric or a hydrogen powered car and how they are trying to save the planet. They don't think about were the power comes from to create that energy. Coal burning power plants are not the cleanest things out there. The only way to get a true environmentally friendly vehicle is if you use solar, wind, geothermal, or hydro-electric power to recharge the vehicle. And hybrid vehicles that are a combination of small engine and batteries might get great mileage but what do you do with the old batteries (that are toxic) when you have to replace them?

As one person suggested scooters get great mileage. The only problem is they have less emission regulations on the engines then cars do and can possible pollute more then a compact car. So are you really doing more harm then good? Makes you wander what all the hype is about, don't it?

How Much Energy Will Be Released By Two Neutron Stars Colliding?
Say Two Neutron Stars With 1.4 Solar Masses Collide Head-On At 1% The Speed Of Light. How Much Kinetic Energy Will Be Released? Also, Will It Cause Any Nuclear Reaction In Addition To The Kinetic Energy?

kinetic energy = ( 1 / 2 x mass ) x velocity^2

mass = 1.4 solar masses = 2.784 x 10^30 Kg
velocity = c * 0.01 = 2 997 924 Km/s = 1.07925264 × 10^10 Km/h

Using equation above you can calculate kinetic energy

Ek = ( (1 / 2) * (2.784 * 10^30) ) * (1.07925264 * 10^10)^2
Ek = 1.6213824752381816832 × 10^50 N

How Do Hydrogen Fuel Cells Compare To Solar Or Wind Energy As An Alternative Energy Source?

Solar and wind energy are alternative sources of energy, whereas hydrogen fuel cells are not exactly a source of energy at all, unless you have pure hydrogen. You see, hydrogen is a fuel, just like gasoline, except with no emissions other than water. The problem is that hydrogen is not abundant on earth, and must be derived from water. It takes just as much energy to do this as the hydrogen produces when used as fuel, so it is not really a source of energy, but rather a mode of transporting energy. Any source of energy, however, may be used to get hydrogen from water, including solar and wind.

How To Charge A Pure Electric Car At Night Using Photovoltaic Panels?
My Photovoltaic Panels (3Kw) Are Off Grid System, With 10 Deep Cycle Batteries Provide Electricity At Night. I Don'T Use Aircond Nor High Power Electric Cooker. So 10 Deep Cycle Batteries Are Enough To Light Up The Energy Saver Light Bulbs, Some Fans A Tv And A Laptop. I Tried To Charge The Electric Car At Night, Than Every Light Went Blackout (Except Laptop, Because It Has Its Own Battery Of Course). Disconnect The The Cable From Electric Car, Press The Reset Of The Charge Controller And The Light Came Back. What Do I Need To Charge The Electric Car At Night? So That I Can Proud To Say That My Electric Car Is Zero Carbon Emission? I Can'T Charge The Electric Car During Day Time Because During Day Time I Have To Drive The Car Around Town.

An electric car is a power hog. It probably uses more than most home central A/Cs.
The electric Nissan Leaf has a 24 kWh lithium ion battery. A 3 kW solar array could produce a little over 20 kWH on a perfectly clear day, if they are pointed due south at an angle equal to your latitude. Because charging a lithium ion battery is only about 80-90% efficient and charging a lead acid battery (which I assume your deep cycle batteries are) is only 50-95% efficient (obviously you need to research lead acid batteries to get the most efficient ones with such a large range of possibly efficiency), it would take about 33-60 kWH of solar power to fully charge it. So you would need more solar panels and I suspect a lot more deep cycle batteries. Of course you probably do not completely drain the battery on your car every day, so 20 kWH is probably enough for daily driving if you only make short trips, but it would leave zero left over for lights and TV and refrigerator.

Why Does John Mccain Imply That Nuke Energy Is Safe Just B/C He Used To Sail Around On Nuclear Reactor Ships?
Have You Taken A Look At The Guy? I Know He's Near 90, But I Think The Radiation Is What Causes That Permanent Crackled Smile And The Need To Call Everyone "My Friends."

Navy ships have used them for nearly 60 years with a great safety record....other countries like France have been using them for decades and use the approach of only building 3-4 designs rather than the US model of letting various construction companies come up with their own varied complex designs which leads to many flaws and inconsistencies.
Molten Salt Reactors are even safer.

Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs) - a type of Nuclear Reactor
The most interesting application of molten salt technology was the development of the Molten Salt (Nuclear) Reactor (MSR). Originally developed to power a deep penetration bomber for targets in the Soviet Union during the early Cold War (1946 - 1962)4, it is a remarkable, yet virtually unknown reactor. Part of the problem was the limited geographical experience of the MSR as both operating MSRs were built only at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), near Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

The first MSR was the 1954, 100-hour operation of the Aircraft Reactor Experiment (ARE) at ORNL5. Its sole purpose was to demonstate the then unheard of notion of operating a reactor at red heat (~750° C; ~1,550° F) with a molten fuel and coolant consisting of melted fluoride salts (sodium fluoride, NaF; zirconium fluoride, ZrF 4; and UF4 [enriched in 235U])6. The second MSR was a civilian power plant prototype, the Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE)7. Hugely successful, it was ignored by the US Atomic Energy Commission (US AEC), which had decided to favor the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR). The Director of ORNL, Dr. Alvin Weinberg, pushed for the MSR, but was fired for his efforts 8.

The notable features of this reactor are:

Meltdown proof
Does not produce weapons grade plutonium
Has inherent non-proliferation features
Thousands of years of energy
Simplified fuel cycle (no fuel elements nor reprocessing required)
Its wastes are simpler and less toxic than current nuclear wastes
Only hundreds of years of storage versus thousands for the current wastes
Can completely destroy military plutonium
Can burn the existing wastes (spent fuel)!
Higher thermal efficiencies (operates at a "Red Heat"; ~700° C [1,260° F])

http://home.earthlink.net/~bhoglund/what...

The reality is that nuclear power can be safe and plentiful while also being a clean form of electrical energy production.

And recent re-evaluations of oil deposits in North Dakota fields shows that they contain billions of barrels of oil...much more than previously thought.
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp...

The entire US electrical needs could be handled by a solar farm of a hundred miles square. The US can be entirely energy independant....it's just a matter of political will and getting the voters riled up enough to force politicians to do something rather than cow-towing to the oil and coal industries for re-election campaign funds...

We Serve All of Westfield MA including these zip code areas:

01085, 01086