Springville, NY (May 2017)

A Solar Panel Case Study

Case Study - Springville NY May 2017 - Buffalo Solar Solutions

System Type

  • Residential
  • Pole-mounted solar panels
  • Manual single-axis tracking

System Size

  • 25.5kW

System Components

  • (75) Solar Panels: Hanwha Q-Cell Plus G4.2 340 (72 Cell)
  • (75) Optimizers: SolarEdge P400
  • (2) Inverters: SolarEdge, 10.0kW, Model #SE10000A-US
  • (5) 15-Top MT Solar Pole Mounts

Average Electric Bill Before Going Solar


Average Electric Bill After Going Solar


Estimated Long-Term Solar Savings

$5,789 per year
$177,689 over lifetime

Carbon Equivalencies

33.8 acres of forest saved per year (795 over lifetime)

31,388 pounds of coal not burned per year (739,374 over lifetime)

6.1 passenger vehicles taken off the road per year (144.7 over lifetime)

Solar Financing

Customer’s Solar Payment:

  • Customer paid cash up front
  • Other financing options available, including $0 down with no out-of-pocket-costs and solar terms for 5, 10, 15, or 20 years

Customer Testimonial

“Being such a large project, I obviously got estimates from six companies. Buffalo Solar Solutions stood out from the start, when Kyle came over to estimate the project, his professionalism and knowledge was above and beyond every other company that stepped through the door. I can honestly say I didn’t choose the lowest estimate, I chose the one that made me feel most comfortable, especially due to the fact that they were the only company proposing the MT ground mount system, which is absolutely amazing. The installers were friendly and just as knowledgeable. The electrical work in the basement is above and beyond what I assumed, the installers definitely took pride in their work. Overall, from start to finish, Tyler and his team were the best choice—look no further!”

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, NYSEG), which ranges from approximately $15–$17 a month (plus tax).

**This customer paid cash up front, so they have no monthly solar payment. 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. 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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