NJ Residential Photovoltaic Systems

Residential Photovoltaic SystemsSolar power is a smart investment. You can free yourself from dependence on fossil fuels, which pollute the air and contribute the lion's share of greenhouse / gas emissions. Instead, you use the clean, non-polluting power of the sun to provide the majority of the energy needed to run your home.

Solar photovoltaic (PV) power saves you money in several ways. The first is by supplying you with energy you would otherwise have to purchase from your utility company. This energy is supplied by solar panels which are installed on your roof or adjacent structure.

These panels are made up of photovoltaic cells, which convert sunlight into DC power as follows:

  • The DC power from the photovoltaic cells is sent to an inverter, where it is converted into AC power, or standard household electricity. The AC power travels from the inverter to the electrical panel, or breaker box. This power is then available to service all of your electrical needs.

  • New Jersey Residential Photovoltaic SystemsThe utility meter continually measures your electrical supply; when your solar system produces more power than you need, the meter actually spins backwards, resulting in credit with the utility company. Any excess power your solar system generates during the day can be sold to the utility company at high peak rates, when their demand from other customers is at its highest.

  • The utility grid remains in place to supply you with electricity when you need more power than your system has produced. You still may pay out a small amount for electricity at night or on overcast days, but the majority of these charges will be at low off-peak rates.

NJ Residential Photovoltaic SystemsState and Federal governments are also offering incentives to encourage homeowners and business to switch to solar power, which leaves no harmful byproducts like burning coal or gas does.  State governments offer generous rebates that directly reduce the price of solar, so far nearly $200 million worth of rebates has been paid out in New Jersey alone. Solar power must provide 3 percent of NJ electricity by 2020 to meet the state’s commitment, so Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SERC‘s), which are awarded for every MW (megawatt) of power generated, can be sold to utility companies as well. These increase the return on solar investment, trading at around $600 or more per certificate.

Residential PV SystemsSolar photovoltaic panels can also increase the value of your home; a recent study from the Appraisal Institute demonstrated that the selling price of homes increased by $20 for every $1 decrease in annual utility bills. Arosa Solar can help you decide what size and type of solar powered systems will give you the most benefit.

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Arosa Solar Energy Systems Inc.
Lakewood, New Jersey
(866) AROSA 22 / (866) 276-7222
Email: info@arosaenergy.com
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