Solar Power Systems

A photovoltaic solar power system (or 'PV System') comes ready to install with solar panels as the main component. It also includes all of the Balance Of System (BoS) components you would need to make your own energy. We work with top quality solar panel brands such as Panasonic, Q CELLS, REC Solar, and our own altE solar panels. The majority of solar power systems include an inverter, which takes the direct current (DC) energy produced by the photovoltaic system and converts it to alternating current (AC), so you can run appliances in your home.

Our solar power kits are complete systems, and include the racking, batteries, and any equipment or Balance Of System components needed to generate and store power. Whether a big kit or a small kit, each system is a complete solution for the right situation. Whether you're staying connected to the grid to save money, or living off grid for freedom and independence, we have the solar system kit for you!

Want a custom-designed solar power system for your home? Give us a call at 877-878-4060 and we will work with you to design your own home solar system for FREE!

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Getting Started With Complete Home Solar Kits

Types of Solar Power Systems

  • Grid-Tie Solar Systems - Best for those who already have electric utility service, but wish to significantly reduce their electric bill.
  • Grid-Tie Solar Systems with Battery Backup - This is for those who already have electric utility service, but want the security of uninterrupted power in outage-prone locations.
  • Off-Grid Cabin Solar Systems - Perfect for the scaled-down power needs of small homes and remote cabins, going off the grid.
  • Off-Grid Solar Systems - Don't want an electric bill? An off-grid system is designed for the power needs of mid-to-large size homes, going off the grid.

Introduction to Solar Power Systems

Watch our introduction to solar power systems video, and learn which type of solar power kit is right for you and your specific situation. We offer a variety of solutions—not a one-size fits all approach—because no two homes, individuals or families are alike. Get introduced to the various types of solar power systems so you can identify the best solution for you, and start generating energy with the sun today!

Thinking About a Solar Kit for Your Home?

Some questions to consider:

  • Will you be in your home for the long-term?
  • Have you taken initial steps to become more energy efficient?
  • Is your house South-facing? Do you have a clear shot of the sun from approximately 10AM - 3PM?
  • What is the square footage of space available? Will your system be on the roof, on the ground, or on a pole mount?
    • If not, can you remove some trees to reduce the shading effects on the solar panels?

The advantages of solar energy in a home solar system include:

  • Free electricity- wow!
  • It's a non-polluting renewable resource
  • Solar panels are long-lasting and require very little maintenance

Other Considerations

An altE solar power system includes the major components needed for a solar PV installation - perfect for Solar DIY'ers. Because each installation is unique, some parts/materials will need to be purchased separately to satisfy the needs of your specific project and local regulations.

Our solar kits harness the power of the sun to make electricity for your home, cabin, or tiny house. These renewable energy systems are available for homes that are connected to the electric grid, off-grid, or in a "hybrid" situation requiring bot grid-tied with battery back-up design aspects. We've pre-designed systems so that you can build your own solar panel kits, reducing the complication of "going solar."

Our do-it-yourself solar power kits provide you with high quality solar panels from top solar panel manufacturers, including components made in the USA. These systems include an inverter to convert the DC power from the solar panels for grid-tie systems or deep cycle batteries to AC power for your appliances for off-grid power or hybrid systems where you want both grid power and backup power.

Systems that include batteries give you the ability to choose the type of battery that is right for your needs and budget. Multiple solar panel racking options are also available to safely install the solar panels, be it on the roof or on a pole. The Balance of System components (i.e. breakers, wiring, etc.) ensure a safe installation at a great price.

If you don't see a diy solar kit for sale that works for you, call us at 877-878-4060 and we can custom design the right solar system for you, for free.

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