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Covid 19 Response

The Solar Specialists continues to provide solar design and installation services in Vermont. We are able to meet with clients and provide a full range of services. We are sensitive to the needs of others and ensure a safe workplace. Site Visits and consultation meetings will follow VT protocol and recommended safety practices.

Technical Training

The Solar Specialists has always been ahead of the curve. In 2009 Doug Wells began training people around the country in Solar design and installation. The US Solar Institute, UL university and Vermont Technical College have all hosted me as a professor and trainer. Teaching installers, electricians, plumbers, engineers and interested students the fundamentals of […]

10.5 kW installation in Stowe VT

We recently completed a 10.5 kW residential solar installation in Stowe VT.  The system is part of the owners vision for a sustainable future.  It will currently cover most of their electrical needs.  It will also help to charge their electric vehicles and power their heat pumps.

Tax Credits

Tax Credits-\r\n\r\nFederal Solar Tax credits were recently extended.  The 30 % tax credit program for both personal and business now runs through the end of 2019 and is then prorated to 2021.

Community Solar is Coming to Elmore VT

The Solar Specialists will be constructing a small community solar array in Elmore Vermont in 2016.  We are looking for participants that would like to produce their electricity locally from solar energy.  If you are interested in solar energy, but your homestead has trees or your site is not appropriate for installation, then a group […]

43 kW Power Center

Power Center for 43 kW system.  Each series string in the whole system is independently maximum power point tracked.  All inverters are combined at AC panel.

Off Grid Battery Bank

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7.2 kW Solar System Middlesex, VT (front view)

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7.2 kW Solar Electric System in Middlesex, VT (side view)

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Off Grid Solar System- Dual Vented Battery Box

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Off Grid System in Progress in Calais, Vermont

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3.6 KW Pole Mount System in Montpelier, VT

\r\n\r\nIn this picture our client is standing under a pole mounted solar system with 12 panels. The scale of this photo gives a good idea of the size of the panels. We worked with the client to create the best solar system for the sloping terrain bene online pharmacy cialis ath his home. Instead of […]

5.5 KW PV System in Roxbury, Vermont

\r\n\r\n \r\nThis solar system is mounted on the client’s barn. The modules are attached to the standing seam roof with non-penetrating clips. The system was designed to meet 100% of the client’s annual electrical needs. We worked with the utility co cheap viagra sales mpany No prescription cialis to form a group net metering setup. […]

Solar Thermal System in Montpelier, VT

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