How Is Solar So Cheap?
As solar becomes more widespread, the economy of scale has seen the production costs come down, making it more affordable for every homeowner.
Whether you’re a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenses.
Even if you don’t produce 100% of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility bills, saving you a lot of money. With the cost of solar becoming more affordable, now is the best time to receive a free savings report that’s specific to your home.
A $0 Down bill replacement plan can allow you to eliminate your electricity bill.
Did you know that a solar system will be installed on your home at no upfront cost? Have you financed a car with no money down? It pretty much works the same way. After we assess your household needs and determine the size of the solar system required, we will install the system with no out of pocket cost to you.
You will then replace your high electric monthly bill with a lower monthly investment to finance your solar system Once your system is paid off, you will no longer have an electric bill, the same way you would no longer have a car note.
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Reduce the cost of your solar system by up to 55% with local and Federal incentives.
These benefits won’t be around forever — get solar now to take advantage of the amazing incentives.
Reduce the gross cost of your system by up to $200 per kilowatt
Through the NYSERDA program,The state will allow you to deduct up to $200 per kilowatt off the total system cost. This incentive is applied automatically.
Average cost reduction is $500-$2500.
Take 20% off your property taxes
Through the NYC Solar Property Tax Abatement, You will receive a 20% reduction on your property taxes over 4 years. (5% each year)
Average amount received: $6,000 to $20,000
Receive a Federal Tax Credit for 30% of the project cost
Through the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), you’ll receive a tax credit valued at 30% of the entire project cost. The total cost includes cost for any additional work required to get the home installed with solar. This may include a new roof or roof repair, an electrical panel upgrade or relocation and or tree trimming or removal.
Average savings: $10,000 to $25,000
Receive up to 25% off the solar system cost
Through the NYS Tax Credit, you can receive up to 25% of your total system cost, capped at $5,000.
0% for 10 Years
This option suits a homeowner who wants to own their system quickly. While you will pay more initially, once your system is paid off, you’ll enjoy the benefits of no more electric bills.
0.99% for 20 Years
This option combines affordability with owning your solar system sooner. This is a far lower interest rate than most home loans - even lower than inflation!
0.99% for 25 Years Most Popular
Our most popular option makes solar affordable for everyone. With such a low interest rate, it makes sense to add value to your home while saving on your electric bills.
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A solar energy system increases the value of your home as well as allow for the reduction of or elimination of your electric bill. or eliminating your electric bill. You can also benefit from federal, state, and local tax incentives, and in some cases, you might even qualify for property tax reductions. Installing solar also helps to protect you from future rate increases from your utility company.
Net metering is the system the utility company uses to apply solar credits on the bills of the homeowners for overproduction from their solar system. These credits offset dollar for dollar what the customer would have paid to the utility for energy supplied.
If you already pay an electric bill, you can surely afford solar. After a system is customized for your home, the monthly amount paid to either lease it or own it is less than what you currently pay the utility company.
A study conducted by Berkeley National Labs for the US Department of Energy examined 200,000 homes across eight states. It found that homes with solar were more attractive to buyers and added up to 20% to the home’s value.
The short answer is: No. However with net metering, you will be able to use energy stored on the grid from overproduction in the day to offset what you would draw from the utility company at night.
For safety reasons, your system will shut down when there’s a power outage. Excess electricity being sent to the grid during an outage could risk the safety of workers trying to restore power. As soon as the grid's power is restored, everything goes back to normal.
Yes, we can repair or replace your roof if needed. We can also relocate your electric panel or perform an electrical panel upgrade, and we can trim or remove privately owned trees (not city trees).
Solar power is a clean, renewable resource that helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More renewable power means less dependence on fossil fuels, which in turn means cleaner air and a healthier environment.
Each household’s needs are different, so we begin by assessing your electric bill. Once we determine your annual usage, we use satellite imagery to calculate the size of your roof. With this information, we are able to customize a system that will suit your needs.
Both buying and leasing have benefits and will save you a ton of money. If you are interested in maximizing the financial returns of your solar energy system, buying the system is probably a better option for you. However, if your priority is an easy, maintenance-free way to reduce your energy bills and help the environment, you could consider a solar lease.
Unless you are fully off the grid, you will receive a basic service charge from the utility company. Typically, the cost varies based on the utility, but it’s usually between $10-$20. The reason for this is because
1. If you are producing more power than you need, the extra power will be stored by the utility company on the grid and the meter keeps track of this.
2. If you need more power than your system generates, the grid will supply you with energy above and beyond what your system produces.
Solar panels produce power based on the amount of sunlight they receive (they don’t need heat to work). Therefore, on a cloudy day, they produce less power, and no power at night.
However, when designing your system, we use up-to-date weather and climate information to determine how much sun your solar installation is likely to receive. This means you can relax, knowing that even on cloudy days, your solar system is saving you money.
After a consultation, you can expect your system to be installed within the next 45-60 days (other companies often take 90 days or longer).
On the day of installation, you can expect the work to take 6-10 hours
Every solar system comes with a 25-year which covers parts replacement, shipping and labor, along with a 10-year workmanship warranty allowing you peace of mind. for roof leaks. If a problem arises, we will arrange to have it taken care of.