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Cost of Solar Panels in Maryland

Cost of Solar Panels in Maryland

30 June 2023 5 min read

Maryland may be popular for its blue crabs and quaint beach towns, but there is one more thing that sets the Old Line State apart – its adoption of solar power. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Maryland claims the 18th rank in the national solar ranking. For a state that ranks 41st in terms of economic outlook, this is certainly impressive.

Thanks to enormous savings and an attractive bunch of solar incentives, an increasing number of Maryland homeowners are turning toward solar power. As a leading solar power company in Maryland, one of the most common questions we get is this – “What is the cost of going solar in Maryland?”

The short answer to that question is (somewhat disappointingly), “It depends.” But we know that you would like a better answer, which is why we decided to write this article and give you the best answer possible. 

The cost of a solar power system will depend on factors such as the size of the system, its complexity, location, type of equipment, and more. We do not quote a general price based on information such as “it is a three-bedroom house”, or “it is a small family”. The size, type, and required components of a solar power system depend greatly on many other factors.

Our design team meticulously analyzes a home’s energy consumption as well as its roof size, inclination, and orientation, before preparing a technical and commercial quote. Each system is different from the other, and that is why the cost of each system will be as unique as the system itself.

But wait, what if we told you that there is another aspect of a solar power system that is more important than the cost? Just as with any other purchase, the cost of solar panels is never the ultimate indicator of their worth. This is why, in the next section, we are going to talk about the “value” of a solar power system in Maryland.

Are Solar Panels Worth It in Maryland?

Any purchase is worth it only if its value matches or exceeds its price. Fortunately, the value of a solar panel system far exceeds its initial expense. Let us take an example. The typical, 5 kW system that we mentioned previously will generate an average of 20 kWh of energy every day. Over the lifespan of the system, which is a striking 25 or more years, the system will generate over 150,000 kWh.

In Maryland, the average cost of a kWh of energy is 15.76/kWh. Considering the previously calculated 150,000 kWh, solar panels can save about $24,000 in just 25 years. This is significantly higher than the purchase cost of a system. Hardly any other technology offers such an excellent return on investment.

But wait, that’s not all. The benefits of solar panels go beyond just financial returns. Here are a few other undebatable advantages of going solar:

  • Protection against rising power costs:

    Owing to infrastructure upgrades and fluctuating fuel prices, the cost of grid power in the U.S. is always on the rise, and Maryland is no exception. For instance, some customers saw an enormous hike of over 30% in their power costs within just a year. By offsetting most of your grid energy consumption, solar power also protects you from the brunt of rising power costs.

  • Environmental impact:

    Worldwide, the threat of climate change keeps getting larger and more menacing. Despite government policies and other measures, the climate monster can only be controlled if change occurs at an individual level. Going solar offsets enormous amounts of grid energy over its lifespan, thereby preventing thousands of pounds of harmful carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere.

  • Security against power outages:

    According to the Maryland Department of Emergency Management, “power outages are common throughout Maryland”, caused by hurricanes, summer storms, high winds, winter storms, falling trees, traffic accidents, etc. Outages can be debilitating, and in some cases, dangerous. However, a solar + battery system is capable of running your essential appliances even through multi-day blackouts, offering much-needed resilience.

  • Increased home value:

    Here’s an often overlooked benefit of solar power – multiple studies have shown that homes with solar sell for a significantly higher price than homes without solar. A study by Zillow showed the average increase in price to be an incredible 4.1%. Considering Maryland’s average home price of $399,914, a 4.1% bump in price would mean an additional $16,396 in your pocket!

The Past, Present, and Future of Maryland’s Solar Power Costs 

The first solar photovoltaic cell was built in 1954, in neighboring New Jersey. Needless to say, even the tiniest power-generating panel around that time would cost a fortune. The prices of solar panels stayed ridiculously high for most of the 20th century, but plummeted in the last couple of decades. Here’s a graph that shows the tremendous drop in the price of solar power.

Drop in solar power pricing

From $100/W to less than $0.5/W, this is a massive, 99.6% decrease in costs. And this is exactly the reason why solar power has become the most wanted power source in recent years. In fact, the IEA predicts that solar will surpass coal by 2025.

A 99.6% drop in costs sounds truly astonishing, but what does this mean for the future of solar panels? Will the prices keep dropping further at the same speed? While the cost of solar may drop further in the future, it is unlikely that we will see any massive dip. In the past, the cost of solar decreased mainly because of large-scale manufacturing, coupled with technological advancements.

However, solar has already reached a big enough scale of manufacturing worldwide, and any more addition to manufacturing capacities won’t affect the pricing significantly. On the other hand, what makes the present the best time to go solar is the availability of solar incentives and rebates. 

Solar incentives are offered to promote the technology. As solar becomes more common, regulatory authorities will withdraw most incentives, resulting in higher net pricing.

Summing It Up

When it comes to solar power, answering the “cost” question isn’t always easy. But you could say that in the wonderful, solar-friendly state of Maryland, most systems will offer you savings that will far exceed your initial expense on solar panels. Moreover, the federal tax incentive and other available rebates lower the net cost of your system even further. These numbers are applicable to most locations – whether you live in urban areas like Baltimore, or in the countryside.

As for the next two- or five-year price prediction, most of the decrease in the cost of solar has already occurred, and we won’t see any serious price drops in the near future. This means that the best time to go solar is now; as the wise like to say – “There is no time like the present.”

What is climate change, and what can we do about it

What is climate change, and what can we do about it

21 November 2022 3 min read
  • Climate change has cost the U.S. more than $350 billion in the last decade.
  • Emissions of fluorinated gasses like hydrofluorocarbons released due to commercial, industrial, and household usage increased by 90 percent between 1990 and 2020, leading to drastic effects like increased pollution and global warming.
  • The U.S. experienced 20 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disaster events in 2021

These alarming facts highlight the devastating physical and socioeconomic impacts of climate change.

What is climate change?

Long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns are referred to as climate change. Though these changes can be natural, since the 19th century, human activities have been the primary cause of climate change.

Most human activities like transportation, heating, manufacturing, agriculture and clearing land lead to emission of greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide and methane. These gasses wrap around the Earth, trapping the sun’s heat leading to rising temperatures. Rising temperature leads to many adverse consequences –

Rising sea levels

The oceans absorb 90% of excess heat from the greenhouse effect. This causes a rise in water levels that can be threatening to islands. It also poses extreme risks for marine life and marine ecosystems.

Threat to life on Earth

Increasing temperatures lead to more natural disasters like heat waves, hurricanes and wildfires, threatening all life forms. It leads to changing landscapes like desertification, glacier retreat (loss of ice cover) etc. This can cause food and water scarcity, more diseases and economic loss.

Declining biodiversity

Forests are home to wildlife. They also protect the planet by absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2), a significant source of pollution that causes climate change. With rising levels of greenhouse gasses and clearing of forest land for human activities, animals and plant species lose their natural habitat. Forests also purify air and soil. Therefore, a loss of forest cover leads to ecological changes like soil erosion, desertification of land, increased heat, etc.

How can we combat climate change

It is reassuring to know that we Americans are trying to protect our planet, our home. For example, 69% of U.S. adults prioritize developing alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar, over expanding the production of oil, coal and natural gas.

There are so many steps that people like you and me can do to take action on climate change –

Cut back on driving

Transportation accounts for 26 percent of emissions since 1990 in the USA. If possible, instead of getting into the car, walk or cycle. You will reduce your carbon emissions and also enjoy physical and mental benefits of the exercise. You will save money too.

If driving is unavoidable, either share car rides or trade in your gasoline fuelled car for an electric car or a hybrid vehicle so that you choose a more green lifestyle. Else you can take public transport if applicable.

Reduce your energy use

We can all make changes to our lifestyles to reduce energy usage. For example, buying energy-efficient appliances, switching off lights when not required and wearing extra layers of clothes during winter will lead to lesser energy usage. It will also translate to lower energy bills too.

Switch to cleaner energy

You will reduce dependence on traditional energy sources and decrease your carbon footprint. You can generate your own electricity, so you do not have to pay utility bills. If it doesn’t generate enough power for all your needs, you still reduce your use of traditional energy sources. And you can sell surplus power to the utility and get credits in your account. You will also be eligible for tax credits for yourself and your business. It is a win-win situation for you and planet Earth. You can switch to solar with GreenBrilliance. We offer end-to-end ‘Made in USA’ solar systems ensuring true turnkey delivery for homes, offices and government organizations.

As a human race, we can come together to slow down the effects of climate change with individual and collective action. So let us join hands for a cleaner, brighter future.

Solar batteries versus generators

Solar batteries versus generators

10 November 2022 2 min read

Generators and solar battery systems both provide backup power in the event of an outage. Generators can connect to your home’s electrical panel. They can either start automatically when the power goes out or be installed to be turned on manually. They run on fuel to keep your electricity on during an outage. On the other hand, when the grid goes down, a solar-powered battery backup system will draw stored energy from the batteries to power your home. Let us look at the differences between them and their advantages and disadvantages –

Generators Solar batteries
They generate electricity by burning fossil fuels like natural gas, diesel or propane. Solar battery systems store excess energy generated by a power source like solar panels and save it for later use.
Backup generators are of two types. Some turn on automatically when an outage is detected, and others can be manually turned on as required. When there is a power outage, the solar system will disconnect from the grid, and the solar batteries will start powering your home without interruption.
Usually, a 15-20 KW generator costs between $4,000 and $6,000.
But they have recurring costs like maintenance, refueling, etc. In the short run, generators are more affordable as their upfront costs are low.
The current market price for most solar batteries ranges from $8,500 to $10,000 excluding installation costs.
Installing a solar solution with solar storage has higher upfront costs. But they need not be powered with fossil fuels. Maintenance costs are meager to zero.
Generators generate sound and exhaust while in operation, thus causing air and sound pollution. Solar batteries neither produce noise nor any polluting substances while in operation.
Generators do not qualify for tax credits. A solar system with batteries qualifies for state-level tax incentives and federal tax benefits.
Generators increase your carbon footprint. They run on fossil fuels and cause air pollution. You can further decrease your carbon footprint when you pair solar batteries with solar as your usage of renewable energy rises.
Generators are easy to connect to existing natural gas lines and get them up and running. Installing a solar system with solar batteries is highly technical and comprehensive. Therefore, it will help to go with an expert solution provider like GreenBrilliance so that you are assured of a high-quality solution and peace of mind.

If you are looking to

  • Power your home 24×7
  • Reduce electricity bills in the long run
  • Gain energy independence by reducing dependence on utility grids and fossil fuels
  • Switch to clean energy

It will be a bright idea to go for a solar battery with GreenBrilliance.

We offer high quality solar batteries or a comprehensive solar solution along with a backup system that will take care of all your energy needs. So, Book a meeting with us today.

Let us bust some myths about Electric Vehicles

Let us bust some myths about Electric Vehicles

21 October 2022 3 min read

The pursuit of sustainable living is driving innovation all over the globe. As a result, there are emerging technologies that are shaping newer ways of living. Perhaps the sector to undergo the most significant transformation is mobility. The vehicles of the world are going electric as countries endeavor to reduce their dependence on conventional vehicular fuels – petrol, diesel and gas.

But new technologies are often welcomed with much suspicion and skepticism, especially when they demand considerable investment. People want to be sure that the technology will indeed be a rewarding overall experience. It is also a time when one finds many myths doing the rounds. So has been the case with electric vehicles(EVs). The following are four of the most common myths around electric cars that need to be clarified to enable people to make an eco-friendly choice.

Myth #1: Electric vehicles are unsafe.

Fact: The advocates of this myth single out incidents to paint an imbalanced picture. Experts agree that EVs are as safe, if not more safer than conventional vehicles. They must adhere to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards in the USA. When the car is in an adverse situation such as a collision or short circuit, emergency safety mechanisms turn off the electrical system. Most brands have crash-proof means, and their batteries are well-protected.

Myth #2: Electric vehicles don’t offer range for daily needs.

Fact: The EV range or the distance a car can travel on a single charge depends on various factors such as weather, vehicle handling, maintenance, age of battery and driving conditions. In the US, almost all electric cars deliver more than 100 to 200 miles on a single charge. The daily average commuting distance is around 50 miles. Technology evolution is also helping automakers increase the range of their vehicles. So EVs do not have any limitations for typical daily usage.

Myth #3: EVs have a higher carbon footprint than gasoline vehicles.

Fact: The proponents of myth argue that by adopting electric vehicles, the world is shifting the source of carbon emissions from the tailpipe of vehicles to the chimneys of power plants. While it is true that in the absence of greener alternatives for producing electricity, charging electric vehicles would increase electricity consumption, leading to a significant increase in emissions from power plants. However, power plants around the world are becoming cleaner. In addition, renewable power generation is becoming more robust with the passing of the day. Moreover, research shows that over a period of time electric vehicles account for lower greenhouse gasses emissions than conventional fossil fuel vehicles when you consider their manufacturing and usage.

Myth #4: Charging electric vehicles is a major issue.

Fact: Yes, EV charging takes more time than fueling your vehicle and charging stations are less ubiquitous than we would like them to be. But any charging point can help charge the EV battery – be it the toaster or the dryer charging point. You can also install an EV charging station in your house. Level 1 chargers are suitable for average daily usage of fewer than 50 miles a day. If the daily usage is higher than that, Level 2 chargers might be better. If charging your EV is a concern, GreenBrilliance has a solution. We can make EV Charging at your home greener, faster and cost-effective. Our portfolio of superfast EV charging stations which we can power with our solar solution, offer various options suited to your needs and make you a Sustainability Champion.

We can help you adopt a more green lifestyle so that you can support our country build a more sustainable future. Contact GreenBrilliance @ 703-657-0090 or to find out more.

Does residential solar storage make sense?

Does residential solar storage make sense?

14 October 2022 2 min read

Did you know that we can store solar energy and use it when the sun is not shining? Solar panels use sunlight and transform it into electricity. Whereas solar battery storage allows homeowners to store solar energy –

What is solar+storage?

Residential solar energy systems that are paired with battery storage are called solar-plus-storage systems. Solar batteries store the excess power produced by solar panels. The excess energy can be used as and when you need it irrespective of weather, time of the day and regularity of electricity supply from the grid.

Why should I get solar storage?

Solar storage provides many benefits that directly translate to savings. Let us see how –

Flexibility of time of usage

When you have solar storage, you can decide if you want to use power from your panels, the utility grid, or the battery. For example, when there is a blackout, you can make use of solar power stored. In the early evenings, the price of electricity from the grid is higher. You can choose when to use energy from the storage system, thus saving some money.

Net Metering

If you have solar panels that are connected to the utility grid, you can send the excess power that your solar panels have generated to the grid. It will help you earn credits that can be offset against your electricity bills. Here again, you will be putting money in your wallet.

Better usage of power

With the net meter and power generation, you will be more aware of the amount of power generated and used. You can track the energy usage that can help you take steps such as adjusting your activities to reduce usage at peak usage times. This will help decrease your electricity bills. Also, you can always keep some energy capacity in reserve so that fluctuations in the electricity supply do not affect you and your family.

How long can energy be stored in solar storage systems?

Solar energy can typically be stored for about 4-5 days.

How long-lasting are solar batteries?

The most popular solar batteries are Tesla PowerWall and LG Chem. Tesla Powerwall has a limited warranty of zero defects and an unlimited cycle warranty for 10 years1. LG Chem has a battery warranty of 10 years with a throughput clause that changes depending on the model2. The life of batteries depends on numerous factors like battery usage, battery maintenance, and installation. GreenBrilliance provides hi-tech ‘Made in USA’ batteries for long-lasting use.

What is the price of installing solar batteries?

As per the energy department3, a solar+storage system can cost between $25,000 -$35,000. It, of course, depends on various factors like usage, size of the house, etc. If you have solar panels installed, you can install storage separately. It can cost anywhere from $12,000 to $22,000. But solar makes financial sense as you will be eligible for federal tax credits and may also get additional solar battery incentives depending on the state you live in.

GreenBrilliance also offers a wide range of financing options making the switch to solar easier.

Solar+storage systems make a lot of sense as you can reduce your electricity costs and also gain energy independence. We at GreenBrilliance can help you go solar with our high-quality and cost-effective hybrid solar panel systems and backup power solutions that will ensure your peace of mind.

Why does it make sense to go solar in Pennsylvania?

Why does it make sense to go solar in Pennsylvania?

27 September 2022 2 min read

Pennsylvania may not be among the top states in the United States of America in solar yet but it has a lot of potential to utilize solar. Solar prices have fallen about 53% over the last ten years. The average solar payback period, i.e. the average duration it takes for property owners who install solar panels to recover their initial investment through electricity savings, is 10.40 years. Pennsylvania also offers a lot of incentives to invest in solar. And, the new Inflation Reduction Act makes it even more attractive. Let us find out how –

Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

With the new Inflation Reduction Act, there have been changes to the investment tax credit (ITC), also known as the federal solar tax credit. A homeowner or business in Pennsylvania will get a deduction of 30 percent of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. The 30 per cent tax credit will be available until 2033. Post that, it will drop to 26 per cent, subject to other rulings. Do remember that this is applicable when you own a solar system. You won’t receive this benefit if you have signed a solar lease or PPA.

Net Metering

Net metering is the policy that allows people with solar to get a credit on their electric bill for the energy they produce from their system. Solar energy owners can generate power and store it in batteries. Then, they can use it later when needed or sell the excess energy back to the grid. At the end of the 12-month billing cycle, the utility company will compensate net-metered generators for the extra credit at the retail price of electricity minus the distribution component.

Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs)

Solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs) are tradable certificates earned by home solar owners for every megawatt-hour of solar energy they produce. They are similar to carbon credits.

One SREC is generated for every megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity your solar energy system produces. The owners of solar panel systems – from individual homeowners to large-scale solar developers can sell SRECs to utilities through the state’s SREC market. As of September 2022, the price is around $40.

An SREC has a useful life of three years. So, for example, if you generated SRECs in 2021, they will be valid towards the 2021, 2022, or 2023 compliance periods.

Go with GreenBrilliance

It makes sense to go solar in Pennsylvania. GreenBrilliance operates in your state and can deliver high performance, quality solutions at the best prices. Contact us @ 703-657-0090 or to begin your solar journey. Soon, you will start saving money and contributing to a greener, cleaner planet.

Building a positive work culture in GreenBrilliance

Building a positive work culture in GreenBrilliance

12 September 2022 2 min read

“A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation.” – Brian Chesky, Founder Airbnb.

Workplace culture is a sum of the values, beliefs and attitudes that define the organization and are inherent in its processes.

At GreenBrilliance, we aim to constantly develop and nurture a positive work culture to engage and motivate employees to do their best for our customers. We undertake initiatives to promote work-life balance, well-being, social connections, learning etc. to build a vibrant work culture that embodies transparency, trust and positivity –

Modern workspace

GreenBrilliance’s new office is an awesome place to work, collaborate, communicate and relax. With flexible working spaces, modern conference rooms, a gymnasium with cutting-edge equipment and an excellent cafeteria, the new office is a happy, supportive workplace that energizes people to give their best at work each day.

Learning and Development

Employees look for growth opportunities, and companies aim to build a competitive edge. A comprehensive learning and development program can help achieve these objectives. We regularly invest in training and development programs as they help in boosting the performance of our employees and move the organization forward.

We have conducted training sessions such as ‘Solar Sales and Customer Psychology’ – a training session on Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for the sales team and arranged for an in-depth training session by SolarEdge for our employees on solar technology,

Team Building

We believe that team building is an important investment we can make for our people. It improves communication, builds trust and increases collaboration. This can lead to a stronger company culture and boost performance. It is also good to let our hair down once a while. The GreenBrilliance team and their family members regularly go on our team picnics to have a wonderful time bonding over food, games and conversations.

The team at GreenBrilliance adds value to customers’ lives and contributes to a greener planet, and we ensure that we support them at every level. Check out our Careers page if GreenBrilliance sounds like an organization you want to work and grow with.

Inflation Reduction Act – What does it mean for solar consumers and producers

Inflation Reduction Act – What does it mean for solar consumers and producers

22 August 2022 2 min read

By signing the Inflation Reduction Act into law, President Biden takes a giant step towards setting our country on the path to reducing greenhouse gasses by 50%-52% below 2005 levels by 2030.

While the law has measures for health and taxes apart from energy, let us see how the Inflation Reduction Act will be useful to solar consumers and producers.

For Consumers

  • Homeowners and commercial organizations who adopt a solar system will be eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost of installed equipment for solar solutions till 2032. It will reduce to 26% in 2033 and 22% in 2034. The credit will be retroactively applied to anyone who installed their system in 2022. It is a welcome change, as, under the earlier provision, residents could claim up to 26% for installations in 2022 and up to 22% in 2023. Beyond that, there were no incentives.
  • Solar power projects eligible for the full 30% tax credit can increase their tax credit by an additional 10% – to 40% in total – by purchasing domestically produced hardware.
  • The law proposes a $4,000 consumer tax credit for lower/middle income individuals to buy used clean vehicles and up to $7,500 tax credit to purchase new clean vehicles.
  • The demand for batteries is on the rise. The new law ensures that energy storage projects are also eligible for tax credits. Even if they are stand-alone facilities, they will receive a 30% tax credit. Batteries connected to a solar power project will continue to qualify for the credit, even if they are not charged by solar power. Moreover, customers with an existing solar solution can retrofit a battery to it and take advantage of the credit.

For producers and manufacturers

  • Manufacturers of solar components are also eligible for Production Tax Credits (PTCs). Companies manufacturing thin film photovoltaic cells, crystalline photovoltaic cells, photovoltaic wafers, solar grade polysilicon, polymeric backsheet, and solar modules will get tax credits. These will be higher if they meet specific wage and apprenticeship requirements.
  • Solar power projects will receive 0.3 cents/kWh as PTC for 10 years. This will be adjusted for inflation. If the projects meet certain wage and apprenticeship requirements, it will receive a tax credit of 2.5 cents/kWh for the first ten years. Moreover, there are additional tax credits for solar providers that sell solar to low-income individuals via community solar projects.
  • The law proposes to provide investment tax credits to build facilities that make electric vehicles and retool existing auto manufacturing facilities to manufacture electric vehicles. This could be advantageous to the solar energy providers. With the ease of availability of electric vehicles, support for solar installations and incentives to buy electric vehicles, consumers have the opportunity to go green with electric cars that can be powered by solar energy.

Be part of the clean energy transition

The law, when implemented, will kick start the era of affordable clean energy in America. It will be a game changer for solar consumers and solar providers. We @ GreenBrilliance will make the most of the provisions while implementing solar systems, so our customers get the maximum benefits. Contact GreenBrilliance @ 703-657-0090 or to begin your solar journey and be part of this catalytic change.

I have installed solar panels. What comes next?

I have installed solar panels. What comes next?

10 August 2022 2 min read

Congratulations! You have installed a solar system. What’s next, you may ask. Here are some things to do once your solar PV system is installed –

Solar System Inspection

There will be an inspection process to ensure that the property’s electrical system can handle the generation of solar energy. In addition, there will be a structural inspection to see if the roofing can bear the weight of the solar panels, raking equipment etc. Once the utility company is satisfied with the system it will give permission for the system to be activated and be connected to the grid.

Check if meter installed can take care of net metering

The electric utility company is supposed to credit solar panel owners for excess electricity The electric utility company is supposed to credit solar panel owners for excess electricity generated through “net metering.” Therefore, ensure that your meter can track energy flowing into the grid and from the grid to your home electricity. This is important as when you are connected to the grid, electricity generated by the solar panels will be consumed first. Then if required, electricity provided by the utility company will be used.

Shift Load

Now that you can generate your own electricity, you can choose how to utilize it best. For example, it might be a good idea to turn on the dishwasher in the morning when it can be powered by solar energy. Charge devices or use energy-intensive equipment when the sun is shining to use electricity generated from your solar panels, which would mean lower electricity costs.

Maintain your solar panels

While solar panels are low-maintenance, keeping them clear of dust, dirt, and debris is essential. These can block sunlight which means the panels will generate lesser energy over time. You should also service the solar panels to ensure that the electrical wiring is not damaged or deteriorated. And, fittings, switches, fuse boxes, breakers and cables are in proper working order. GreenBrilliance provides service and maintenance offerings to keep your solar system in mint condition.

Monitor your solar system

Once you’ve installed solar, check your electricity bill to find details of your solar energy consumption. Keep an eye on monthly outgo and electricity consumption. Most installations work with apps like Enphase or SolarEdge that can help monitor the energy production of your solar. If usage is the same, the monthly outgo should typically be lower. If you have a battery system, you can store the energy generated. Use or sell it to the grid, making electricity consumption more efficient.

Go with GreenBrilliance

GreenBrilliance can deliver high performance, quality solutions at the best prices. Contact us @ 703-657-0090 or to begin your solar journey, and you will soon reap the benefits of solar energy and also play your part in fighting climate change.

Driving the future of solar with our customer-first approach

Driving the future of solar with our customer-first approach

18 July 2022 2 min read

A customer-first approach puts the customer at the center of organization. GreenBrilliance strives to create and maintain a customer-first culture by seeking ways to consistently and proactively deliver a positive customer experience. We design our processes and products while keeping the customer as the top priority always –

Comprehensive, High Quality, Made In USA solutions

We deliver solar solutions based on exact customer requirements and a 360-degree conceptualization, design and development of solar power installations. We also offer support on the creation of permits, licensing processes and approvals from concerned authorities. We provide assistance on financing options as well. We use superior quality panels and equipment and are proud that our systems are ‘Made-In-USA. We also offer a 25-year warranty.

Proactive Communication

An informed customer is a happy customer. We take many steps to ensure constant communication with customers and have a robust feedback mechanism in place. Customers and interested members of the public can contact us @ 703-657-0090 or Customers have the freedom and flexibility to meet with us to begin their solar journey. They can visit this page and book a short meeting, a longer discussion, an online conversation or a site visit as per their convenience, and we will be happy to assist them.

Strong partnerships

We do not want our customers rushing from one vendor to another for panels, batteries, financing options, quality assurance etc. Therefore we have strong partnerships with various industry players such as REC and NABCEP for certification and accreditation of our team and Pearl to certify our installations. In addition, we have partnered with TESLA and Generac for storage solutions and created strategic relationships with other businesses that our customers and prospects may interact with so that it is a win-win for all participants of the solar industry.

Investment in our team

Delivering a customer-first approach is possible when our team has the right tools, technology, and resources to best serve the customer. So we invest in programs to train and upskill our team, ingenious processes, holistic software platforms and a modern workspace so that our people who are the backbone of our success are equipped and motivated to add value to customers’ lives.

We love our customers

At GreenBrilliance, we strive to retain and delight our customers and therefore deliver high performance, quality solutions at the best prices. Contact us today to find out how we can help you.