sOLAR pANELS

Find out how easy it is to implement a completely renewable form of electricity and how your investment can pay itself off in a few years’ time.

Should I buy solar panels?

The short answer is yes. Solar is the cheapest and most abundant energy source that we have today. Solar panel owners can break even on their investment in as little as 3 years! 

Looking to the green energy sector is not only smart way to maximize your annual electricity savings but also the next most viable alternative to modern energy suppliers. Benefit from incorporating solar into your energy supply in two ways:

Increased Property Value

Multiple studies have shown that homes with solar panel systems are valued and sold at prices above similar homes in their area. They also tend to sell twice as fast as the competition. 

In 2019, the average one-family home that installed solar panels saw a 4.1% increase in property value, or around $20,000- $25,000. And if you own the system as opposed to leasing, then the value established by the appraiser will factor into the current value of your home.

Greatly Reduce Your Electric Bill

Did you know you can save between $11,000 and $30,000 on your energy bill over the entire lifetime of your solar panels? The average price of electricity from the national grid is rising about 3% every year meanwhile, the price of solar panel systems continue to drop.

If the roof on your home or business receives enough sunlight, can house a solar panel system and your home is located in a suitable climate, you should be looking into solar installation.

Once a system is installed, power can be drawn directly from the solar converter and any leftover electricity can then be fed back into the grid. 

If you need to use more electricity than what is produced by your grid connected solar system, that power will simply be taken from the main distribution grid. On the other hand, if you produce more energy than what you use, then you are credited for the surplus on your electricity bill.

What is solar energy?

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Among all of the benefits of solar, the most important is that it is a fully renewable energy source. Solar power systems derive clean, pure energy from the sun. 

When sunlight hits the cells, it knocks electrons loose from their atoms. As the electrons flow through the cell, they generate electricity. 

Stated simply, solar panels harnesses the natural energy of the sun to produce electricity. Specifically, solar cells capture certain wavelengths of solar radiation and convert them to electricity for our homes, calculators and more.

Sunlight takes a little over eight minutes to reach Earth and a few seconds longer to make contact with your solar panels. In the United States, solar panels need to face south to capture optimal sunlight. 

Solar power is measured like all electricity—in watts (kilowatts, megawatts, gigawatts, and terawatts). One thousand watts equal one kilowatt, 1,000 kilowatts equal one megawatt, 1,000 megawatts equal one gigawatt, and 1,000 gigawatts equal one terawatt.

Installing solar panels on your home or business helps combat greenhouse gas emissions and reduces our collective dependence on fossil fuel. 

Your solar power system will help you live independently from the municipal electric grid and avoid being at the mercy of utility providers and rising costs.

– See “Residential Solar Panels”

– See “Commercial Solar Panels”

Want to know if your home or business qualifies for a solar panel installation? Fill out the form at the link below and get a free survey of your property.

Solar Savings Plan Example

Savings Estimate for:

    Christian from Queens, NY 

How Solar Saves You Money:

When you go solar, you buy less electricity from your utility. Once you pay off your system, all the electricity your solar panels generate is free.
   Down Payment: $0
   
Lifetime Savings: $45,750
   Electricity Savings: 100% of Monthly Bill

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