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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your ac system, washing clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, lots of home owners find that the benefit, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably minimize or even eliminate your electric expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a large part of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of loan.

#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs cost savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.

#3 Secure against rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the past 10 years, residential electricity rates have gone up by an average of 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure against unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and manage your expenditures.

#4 Boost your home worth

Several research studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater home worths 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 informed about solar, need for homes 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 crucial element of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in international energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy

According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.

#7 Safeguard the environment

Solar is an excellent method to minimize 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 typical property solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social obligation are necessary elements of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of consumer buying choices, producing goodwill and improving company results.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Many homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This means that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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 well-known for their changing and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine how much electrical power will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next 20 years (repaired 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

Who Can Remove My Thermal Solar Panels?
I Have A Solar Panel System For Heating Water. Is There A Company That Can Remove The Panels And Tanks?

If you live in Colorado or surrounding states, you can call Solar Reclamation. They offer a free removal service. They can remove solar panels, tanks and heat exchangers and will reroute/cap your pipes and weatherize your roof at the inlet/outlet boots. They will often offer a cash incentive and purchase your equipment. They obviously know what they are doing and finish in less than a day. You can call at 7two0 301 1757 or find them on the web. I hope that helps!

Which Is The Best Online Instruction Guide To Build Your Own Solar Panels?

For me, its the one at greenpowerguides.info . You can not only build solar panels but also wind turbines. Actually, the e-book is easy to understand and you can get started right away. After reading this book, I could create my own solar water heater in less than an hour and it cost me around $20.

What Do You Need To Convert Solar Energy Into Electrical Energy?
I Already Have The Solar Panels And The Motor, Now What Do I Do/Need?

You need batteries, congratulations on wanting to create your own solar panels!

If your looking for home DIY plans, I can personally recommend "My Solar Plans" you can read about them here - http://www.naturalenergydirectory.com/my-solar-plans-review

It tells you everything you need, and how to do it!

Good-luck!

Sam

Do You Think Using Solar Panels Is A Good Thing Or Bad Thing, Why?
Im Doing An Assignment And I Need The General Publisc View Of Using Solar Panels To Supply Electricity Or Other Types Of Energy. So What Do You Think Of It, Do U Think Its A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing And Why.

I personally think it's a good thing, but I'll give you both points of view.

The Good
You will save energy AND money by converting your home to solar power. Sometimes your utility company will pay you for the excess electricity that you might generate, thus allowing you to make money while saving the planet! Plus, your property values will increase when you use alternative energy sources to power your home. The government also provides tax credits for certain solar applications.

And the other side:

The Bad
Even though you might think that you are helping the Earth, you should make sure that the panels were manufactured in an Eco-friendly manner. Unfortunately, there are some companies that are only in for the money and while the creating the panels, they generate more green-house gases. Wait! That is one of the reasons that we started using solar panels in the first place, to reduce green-house gases! The initial set up costs can be too expensive for most homeowners, up to $30,000 to professionally outfit a household. Sometimes you will even have to get a zoning variance, even though it would be an unwanted hassle.

Good luck with your assignment.

Why Are Solar Panels So Expensive?

Currently we have 2 choices in solar panels. Silicon, which is cheap & abundant but very expensive to process and purify, or thin film materials which require less processing (although still lots of purifying, but you don't need much of the stuff) and are pretty rare. Also, they often require expensive kit to process. On top of this, they need a transparent conductor on the front, which is also quite expensive (although only a small contribution to cost, it makes a difference when you want lots of solar!)

They're still quite expensive to make, but thin film cells are being produced at under 90 cents per kWp of panel (FirstSolar) with prices falling. However, big power stations pay over $3/Wp and in the UK a home system costs over $6/Wp. Home systems use more expensive silicon, but that still leaves a lot of cost unaccounted for.

The cost goes up because you need inverters to make AC electricity, and frames and wiring between the cells, then you need to install them and the combination of land, frames and installation work adds a lot to the cost. Companies are working on things like lighter substrates so that you need less framing and less work to install them, and on improving efficiency so you need less materials and less work too.



Thevulgarexistentialist: gold use is pretty rare outside labs, but we use other materials because copper is a fast diffuser in some crystals like CSS CdTe. Once it diffuses to the junction it acts as a 'deep trap state', which means you lose current through charge recombination. Cells with copper in can degrade very quickly so instead of 25+ yrs of generation at decent efficiency, you may drop to <50% efficiency in months or years.

I believe CIGS is commonly printed onto aluminium foil, CdTe commonly uses Molybdenum (although nowadays they're starting to use arsenic telluride with copper mixed in to give a stable CuTe crystal). I think silicon may use copper, or aluminium, or nickel. If you look at a silicon solar cell, the back contacts tend to be silver coloured, not gold.

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