Photovoltaic systems require no fuel source, produce no end products and require only a line of sight to the sun to operate. Additionally, by substituting photoelectric generated power for power generated by conventional means, carbon emissions are reduced.

Central New York averages approximately 4.1 peak sun hours per day. With this much sun, an 7 kilowatt system in central New York could supply over 8000 kWh over the course of a normal year.  NYS average household electricity usage is typically just under 6000 kWh, which is about half the national average of 11,000 kWh.

Photovoltaic systems represent a long term investment in environmental responsibility.
Estimated payback periods typically range between 8-15 years for residential installations.
Several significant sources of funding exist to help defray the cost of PV systems:

Federal Tax Credits - 30% of the installed system price can be used as credits against federal household income tax liability.

State Tax Credits -  25% (up to $5,000) is available in the form of credits against state household income tax liability.

NYSERDA Rebates - Up to $10,500 (for residential systems) is available to as payments to installers to offset the costs of system installation. Up to $75,000 is available for systems installed for commercial applications and $37,500 for not-for-profit organizations.

NicePowerUSA offers full service site evaluation, system design, installation and maintenance solutions for commercial and residential customers.