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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of home owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.

Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

#1 Considerably lower or perhaps eliminate your electrical expenses

Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.

#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment

Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity 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 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses

One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy rates have gone up by approximately 3 percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenditures.

#4 Increase your house worth

Numerous research studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.

#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance

The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in global energy markets.

#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy

Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs 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 growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.

#7 Protect the environment

Solar is a great method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.

#8 Show your commitment to sustainability

Sustainability and business social duty are very important components of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.

#9 Start Saving from Day 1

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

Numerous homeowners select to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.

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

#10. Solar is a Secure Investment

The energy business are notorious for their changing and undependable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward trend.

With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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

Does Anyone Have A Story About Their Negative Experience With Solar Energy?
I Am Doing A School Project On It And Have To Write A Positive And Negative Point Of View On Solar Energy And Have No Ideas... Please Help!

My mother is a realestate agent. We do not know of a single home that used solar panels (became very populare in the 1970's) where the roof of the house or garage where they were mounted did not suffer major rot problems.

Water always eventually leaked around the mountings on the roofs. I do not believe most roofs are made to withstand the year in, year out stresses wind, and snow would cause by pushing, or pulling on solar panels.

I think the year in, year out stress from the weather eventually weakens and widens mounting holes, and allows water to get into ones roof, causing rott.

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, so a lot of rain there.

Homesteading/Farming over 20 years

Why Do You Think Progress In Solar Energy,Wind Power, And Other Alternative Forms Of Energy Are Slow?
In Eed Help Plz Thanks

Progress in solar energy is slow because it's not economically viable as an industrial power source - the panels are too expensive and you need too many of them to generate a lot of power. Plus, there's no good way either to store electric power overnight or to send it the other side of the world where it's dark.
Progress in wind power is slow because it takes time to build turbines, you need a lot of them, and not everyone wants them next door.
Progress in nuclear fusion is slow because it's a seriously difficult engineering problem and no-one is going to build huge expensive powerstations without knowing that they will work.
Progress in traditional nuclear fission is slow because it freaks people out - they'd rather risk drowning at age 30 or dying. of asthma at 50 than of cancer at 80. Also there are legitimate concerns about weapons proliferation and waste disposal.
Progress in alternative fission like thorium is slow for much the same reasons as fusion - no-one is going to build plants until they have been proven to work, and someone has to go first.
Progress in geothermal plants is slow because there are limited places that works, and one time it caused a small earthquake.
Progress in hydroelectric power is slow because there's only so many places you can build dams, they take a while to build, and there's some pushback from people who don't want their homes or farms flooded out to power cities hundreds of miles away. Also, they aren't completely safe - one failed in China and drowned a million people, a single accident that totally skewed the risk factor for the whole industry.
Progress in wave power is slow because it's actually quite a hard engineering problem - making something that will survive more than a couple of bad winter storms and yet generate power in normal conditions.
Progress in "free energy", psychic power and perpetual motion machines is zero because those are impossible.

Which Solar Panel To Charge My Macbook? (Only Charge.)?
I Really Need Help And Have Noone To Ask. Any Answer Will Be Highly Appreciated! Hi, I'Ve Been Doing Some Research On Charging Any Laptop On Solar Power, But, All I Could Find Was Discussions About How To Run A Laptop. What I Want To Do Is To Charge My Macbook, Not Use It On Solar Panels. I Mean, I'Ll Have 10-11 Hours Of &Quot;Charge-Time&Quot; On Direct Sunlight To Charge The Computer While It Is Shut Down. And Then Use It Without Wireless, Bluetooth And Dimmed Display. My Mac Runs About At Least 5-6 Hours (I Guess) When Fully Charged. So, What Would I Need To Do That? As Far As I Learned, I Need A Solar Panel And A Charger To Plug Solar Panel To Charger And Charger To My Mac. But All Those Chargers Have Standard Outputs. And Macs Have &Quot;Magsafe&Quot; Power Port, Which Is Different. And Here Is The List I'Ve Found Of How Much Power A Mac Consumes: **** Power Brick Energized, But Not Attached To Computer - Unmeasurable. Power Brick Energized, Attached To Computer, Green Led On - About 0.7 Watt. Power Brick Energized, Attached To Computer, Osx Booted, But Idle - 8 To 10 Watts. Power Brick Energized, Attached To Computer, Screen Saver Running - 8 - 12.5 Watts. Power Brick Energized, Attached To Computer, 5Th Element Dvd Playing - 12.5 -15 Watts. Power Brick Energized, Attached To Computer, Grapher, Contours.Gcx - 18.5 - 20.5 Watts. ****** So, I'M Clueless Right Now. What Should I Buy? P.S: And The Solar Panel Should Not Be Huge, Should Not Weigh Much And Should Be Portable (The Flexible Ones You Can Fold) Is There Even Anything Like This? P.S2: I'M Going On A Trekking Trip To Walk About 300Miles. My Backpack Should Be Light :) Thank You All For Your Answers In Advance!

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Solar Energry Costs, Home Value And Tax Incentives?
I Recently Bought A New Home And Am Interested In Installing Solar Panels. I Looked Into Windmills But The Hoa In My Neighborhood Wont Allow It. I Was Wanting To Know What Can I Expect To Spend On Materials And Installation Of Solar Panels And System To Power A 2000/Sqft House In An Area That Gets An Average Of 8 Hours Of Good Sunlight Per Day. I Also Wanted To Know What This Would Do To The Value Of My Home. This House Is Not My Dream Home And Will Be Looking To Upgrade Within The Next 5 Years. I Wanted To Know If Solar Energy Will Raise The Value Enough To Offset The Cost Now.(Excluding Present Market Conditions). Also Does Anyone Know What The Tax Incentives Are, Either Natoinally, State Or Locally For Texas Or Other States That I Could Use As A Comparison. Thanks.

I answered a similar question today see if you can find it, its much more detailed answer.
In brief you don't have a chance to break even with cost equal to new value. Certainly not in 5yrs, or maybe never. I see you live in Texas think about putting in a emergency generator system with automatic transfer switch, About 12k if you shop carefully and do some of the work your self. Added value to your home 20k to 30k. Value will continue to grow as time goes buy because generator systems keep going up in price and electrical codes keep getting stricter. Use natural, or propane, or LP gas as a power source. Its non corrosive, no fouling, and doesn't age and varnish up the carburetor like gas or diesel.
Good luck

Can People Tell Me About Solar Panels And Power In The Uk And All Around The World! Read More Please!!!!!!!!!!?
For Example: Germany: Solar Power Is Making Up For 40% Of The Country There And For Africa And India: They Are Developing Countries And Need Reliable Resources. Please Guys! I Really Need Your Help!

It's true that solar energy plants (both direct absorption and reflection generator) need... solar energy. I've never been to the UK myself, but solar might not be an effective alternative. However, wind and wave would be an excellent choice. In fact, I believe that there are large wind farms and wave grids off of the east coast of Scotland.

In developing countries of Africa and even the more developed country of India, the problem with renewable/sustainable energy is the same one that people here in the USA complain about, which is why it isn't yet being implemented on a large scale. Reason being, it is a very cheap source of energy - however, each one of the sustainable energy capture mechanisms (geothermal, wind, wave, solar) requires a fairly high initial up-front cost to actually build and implement. Once it's built, it costs almost nothing, but it is a large initial pay-out. For developing countries, it's "better" to just burn coal and oil (not many natural gas resources like we have, in general), because it allows their economy a better chance to grow.

Also, they're not bound by the Kyoto Protocols to reduce their emissions (speaking specifically of China and India in this case), even though they have signed on to them as a promise. Their "developing nation" status exempts them, so that they can use the cheap fossil fuels.

Which is incidentally why the US has not signed on, and will not ratify, the Protocol. We're competing against Indian and China in a very hot trade war, and being bound by the Protocols would be like getting in to a marathon with them, but shooting ourselves in the foot before the starting gun is fired.

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