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June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano
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June 2011 - Michigan Energy Forum - Donna Napolitano

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Have you wondered what it would be like to have a source of renewable energy at home? Have you taken it a step further and investigated installation? Join us on Thursday, June 2, to hear stories from …

Have you wondered what it would be like to have a source of renewable energy at home? Have you taken it a step further and investigated installation? Join us on Thursday, June 2, to hear stories from homeowners who have actually done it and the installers who helped them realize their dreams of being on the forefront of residential cleantech.

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  • 1. Who is Mechanical Energy Systems?<br />Over 30 years experience <br />Designing and installing solar systems<br />170,000 kW + of systems installed<br />Use OnlyNorth American Made Products<br />1<br />“2011 Business Leader” Award<br />Family Owned & Operated Since 1985<br />
  • 2. MythsIt is too cloudy in MIThere is not enough sunSolar is inefficientSolar costs too much<br />
  • 3. Is solar a <br />practical application <br />in Michigan?<br />Does it really work?<br />YES, YES, YES<br />
  • 4. How Many People Have Been Sunburned Snow Skiing?<br />Is Michigan a Good location for Solar Energy?<br />You Decide !<br />
  • 5. Michigan Is a Better Solar Market Than Germany<br />5<br />Germany is 30% Solar<br />Michigan Receives Only 15% Less Solar Energy Than Florida<br />
  • 6. March 3RD1:19 PM Comparison of Solar Energy<br />6<br />Texas<br />230 watt solar panel = <br />199 watts<br />Michigan<br />230 watt solar panel =<br />198 watts<br />
  • 7. 7<br />22LIVE PV MONITORED SYSTEMS IN MICHIGAN <br />= ~ 288 MW/Year<br />Over 1000 Solar Pool Heating systems in SE Michigan<br />~ 750 approaching or over 30 years old.<br />
  • 8. 8<br />What Is The Better Investment??<br /><ul><li> Turbulent Stock Market
  • 9. Failing Global Money Market
  • 10. Bank & Lending Concerns
  • 11. Plunging Real-estate Market</li></li></ul><li>How Can Solar Work For Me?<br />Increased Home Comfort<br />Take control of your utility bills<br />
  • 12. Installer’s Guide<br />Step 1: Conduct a site visit to assess your roof and electricity bills<br />Step 2: Provide you with a tailored system design and proposal<br />Step 3: After you sign a contract, handle all state rebates and permits that are required<br />Step 4: Materials delivered and installed on your home in a professional, save, secure manner<br />Step 5: Install, test, inspect, and monitor your system <br />10<br />
  • 13. Solar Installation Options<br />11<br />Solar <br />Awnings<br />Tracking<br />Roof Mount<br />
  • 14. Peak Energy Comparison<br />Notes: Quoted values for noon-time, clear-day conditions, Toronto, Canada.<br />
  • 15. Solar works in Michigan <br />What are you waiting for?<br />

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