Kenmore, NY (April 2017)

A Solar Panel Case Study

Case Study - Kenmore NY April 2017 - Buffalo Solar Solutions

System Type

  • Residential
  • Roof-mounted solar panels
  • South facing

System Size

  • 8.7kW

System Components

  • (29) Solar Panels: Hanwha Q-Cell Peak G4.1 300-305 (60 Cell)
  • (29) Optimizers: SolarEdge P300
  • (1) Inverter: SolarEdge, 7.6kW, Model #SE7600A-US

Average Electric Bill Before Going Solar


Average Electric Bill After Going Solar


Estimated Long-Term Solar Savings

$2,882 per year
$86,470 over lifetime

Carbon Equivalencies

9.4 acres of forest saved per year (222.3 over lifetime)

8,777 pounds of coal not burned per year (206,760 over lifetime)

1.7 passenger vehicles taken off the road per year (40.5 over lifetime)

Solar Financing

SUNGAGE Financial
Customer’s Solar Payment:
$134.50/month for 10 years**

  • $0 down with no out-of-pocket costs
  • No prepayment penalties or fees
  • Solar terms available for 5, 10, 15, or 20 years

Customer Testimonial

“I met Buffalo Solar Solutions at the Buffalo Home Show in March. Tyler came to my house and presented me with an initial assessment. He explained the installation process, the financing options, timeline—everything you’d want to know. I requested some changes and got a modified quote, which was exactly what I was looking for. Then I looked at every online review, Angie’s List, BBB—I even called previous customers. There was nothing bad to be said. This team is nothing but professional. I signed on March 24 and my system was turned on April 28—ahead of schedule!”

The numbers in this case study pertain specifically to this customer. Prices and monthly solar payments are based off of current market prices and numerous other factors. (Get your free solar consultation and solar panel estimate »)

*Customers are still responsible for paying the basic hookup fee to the utility company (in this case, National Grid), which ranges from approximately $15–$17 a month (plus tax).

**It was actually cheaper for this customer to go solar than to keep paying their electric bill! Most of our customers choose a 15-year term, which in most cases brings their solar payment down to the same cost as their average electric bill or sometimes even cheaper! Keep in mind whichever term the customer chooses, they can pay off their system early with NO prepayment penalties.

Our Footprint is Always Growing!

Here at Buffalo Solar Solutions, we are fortunate to always be hard at work helping people just like you take their first step toward energy independence.

Through this partnership, Western New Yorkers are saving money while helping to improve our environment for all of us—and generations to come.


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