Solar Panels for Farms

WATCH: Matt Beiler, co-owner of Paradise Energy Solutions and farm owner in Paradise, PA, talks about why he switched to solar and how much he’s saving each month.

Why Farms Are Choosing Solar Power

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Drastically cut monthly energy bills now.

Our systems are custom designed to meet your current electrical needs. Every kilowatt-hour (kWh) your solar system produces will offset one that you would have needed to otherwise purchase from your electric company. That means more money remaining in the farm.

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Insulate yourself against rising energy costs in the future.

Instead of remaining vulnerable to ever-increasing price of energy, solar provides farmers with a reliable, cost-effective energy solution.

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Extend your farm's long-term viability.

Solar panels are a great investment into the long-term value and viability of your farm. With grants, a 30% tax credit, and 5-year depreciation schedule, solar provides financial benefits for years to come. It’s an investment in the future of your farm.

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Solar panels are easy to own.

Unlike other farm equipment, solar panels don't require any maintenance. That means after installation is complete, no oil changes, new tires, or man hours are needed.

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No change in your current system.

Our grid-connected solar panels integrate into your current electrical system seamlessly. In most cases, there is no need for expensive modifications. We can install panels on the roof of a barn, livestock building or home, utilizing existing surfaces for your benefit.

Hackenberger Family Farm

Install Type Roof Mount
Hackenberger
System Size 96kW
Guaranteed Annual Production 108, 603 kWh
Payback 6 years
ROI 16.6%

“Paradise Energy Solutions provides an excellent product and service. They do outstanding work. I really can’t say how much I appreciated them doing all the paperwork and grant work. This is such a phenomenal part of their service and it went much smoother than we could have imagined. We would highly recommend Paradise Energy Solutions to anyone desiring to go solar.”  - Scott Hackenberger

 

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Example Bill

Basis: $550/month Electric Bill
  • Annual Electric Cost:$6,000
  • Total Installed Cost:$148,000
  • Federal Tax Credit:($44,000)
  • Federal Depreciation:($37,740)
  • Net Cost (after incentives):$65,860
  • Annual Electric Savings:$6,600 (60,000 kWh)
  • SREC Income:$3,000 ($50/credit)
  • System Payback (expected):6.9 years @ 14.6% ROI
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Company Quick Facts

2009
Founded

30.82 MW
installed

88,916+
panels installed

$4.5 million+
USDA Grants awarded to our customers

Solar Energy Installation Should Be Simple, Easy, and Worry-free.

We do three things to make that happen:

  • We'll complete all of the paperwork and make sure you get all federal and state tax credits you are eligible to receive.
  • Our installers are our employees, not fly-by-night sub-contractors who may not have the certifications and experience our installers have.
  • We offer a 10-year performance guarantee on each new system that we install. We will refund you the difference* if the output doesn’t meet our minimum output projections.
*Based on current energy prices

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Solar Grants for Farms

Generous USDA grants and state/federal incentives are available right now — get them while they are here! Electric rates are only going to continue to rise, raising the value of your investment in solar power. Solar for farms is simply one of the safest places to invest because it’s low risk with a high return. Plus, our staff will complete all of the paperwork on your behalf and will ensure you maximize all possible funds available to you.

Do I Qualify for the USDA REAP Program?

Timeline For a Solar Project

First, you will want to sign up for a free solar assessment. One of our expert solar consultants will visit your operation and help you determine whether solar is a viable option for your farm. This assessment includes a calculation of your current energy usage and an evaluation of your recent energy bills. We will present options you have in terms of locations, amount of solar panels, and answer any questions you might have.
Next, we will go over your quote, and establish a date to begin installation. To schedule your install date, we will find a time that works best for you and your operation. This date will also take into account enough lead time for the necessary approvals. With all these details in place, we will sign a contract agreement and begin the project.
The next step is working through the permits and utility agreements. This process, which can take 2-5 months, requires experience and knowledge to navigate through all the steps required; our team is skilled at obtaining all the necessary approvals for your project. We will take care of all the paperwork, making sure you get the right agreements, permits, and rebates for your farm.
Applying for a USDA grant or loan can add several months to a project’s timeline for approval, but it is well worth it. Thanks to the REAP program by the USDA, we’ve helped small farmers like you save up to an additional 25% off the total cost of a solar system, even after your tax credits and other incentives!
The final step is installation. Depending on the size and complexity of the installation, this can take from several days to several weeks. And, since we guarantee both our workmanship and the output of your system, the project won’t be finished until you are satisfied with the results.

Farming is in our blood

Paradise Energy Solutions was founded by Tim, Marcus, Matthew, and Jason Beiler in 2009 (pictured below). For generations, the Beiler family has worked the land in Pennsylvania. Providing solar for farms is our way of bridging that history with a bright, sustainable future for everyone.
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Marcus BeilerMarcus
Matthew-BeilerMatthew
Jason BeilerJason

 

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