Why Solar?

Solar electricity, once described as the energy of the future, is here today as an affordable, reliable, and sensible choice for both residential and commercial consumers. Grid-connected systems allow both residential and commercial customers to reduce utility bills and enhance the quality of the environment. New technologies have made solar power a practical and attractive alternative to ever-increasing electric bills and the potential for rolling black outs. In addition, state and federal rebate programs make solar an affordable choice.

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Energy prices will continue to go up. Generating your own electricity is your best insurance against the price volatility of electrical energy.

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Energy produced by conventional means creates pollution. There are no by-products from generating electricity with photovoltaics.

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Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize in 1921 for his experiments with solar energy and photovoltaics.

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A 5 kW PV system eliminates 11,323 pounds of CO2 emissions from the air in the first year alone.

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A solar electric system will increase the value of your home or business by the pre-rebate amount of the system, with no increase to your property taxes.

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Solar energy will not pollute our air with carbon dioxide and other harmful greenhouse gases and bad emissions.

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Energy produced by conventional means creates noise. PV systems are completely silent.

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A residential energy system typically costs about $4.00 to $6.00 per Watt installed. Where government incentive programs exist, together with lower prices secured through volume purchases, installed costs as low as $2.00 to $4.00 per watt—or some 8-10 cents per kilowatt-hour can be achieved.

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100 square miles of PV modules in the United States, one-third the land occupied by roadways, could supply all of our Nations electricity needs