Your Renewable Energy Experts
Solar power is energy from the sun that is converted into a clean, green source of energy. At Bandera Electric Cooperative, our experienced professionals will design a solar power system for your home that meets your custom energy needs. Our experience makes it a simple, powerful, and efficient process if you choose solar energy as the trusted power source for your home.
Solar power is environmentally-friendly, clean energy that is renewable and reliable. It reduces our overall dependence on fossil fuels as well. A solar energy solution from BEC delivers the self-sustainability that many of our members and customers want, while also offering low utility rates and other financial advantages.
Is Solar for You?
If you own a single-family home with a roof that is in the sunlight and in good condition, then your home is a great candidate for solar. Even if your roof doesn’t have access to the sun, many homes in partially shaded areas can benefit from solar as well.
According to the US Department of Energy, there are a number of steps to follow if you’re considering solar energy, including:
- Analyze your home's energy efficiency
- Assess your solar potential, along with any limitations
- Figure out your options for going solar
- Review and estimate your solar energy needs
- Obtain bids and site assessments from contractors
- Review all available financing and incentives
- Work with an experienced company and utility to install the system
Solar can also offer financial advantages such as federal tax incentives. In addition, you’ll have the ability to sell your excess energy to the BEC grid. From 100 kW solar units for larger properties to 5 kW residential designs, BEC Solar engineers will design the right solar solution custom-designed to meet your clean energy objectives.
Bandera Electric is now servicing the San Antonio metropolitan area as well, with many aggressive rebates being offered for qualified homeowners. We’d be happy to discuss how much you can save by going with solar power if you’re in the San Antonio area.
Expect Dependability from BEC Solar
As a member-owned electric utility, the professionals at BEC are your energy experts, happy to advise you and answer any questions about solar energy.
We’ve had the unfortunate experience over the years of watching as some of our members have overpaid for poor quality solar installations. We are proud to offer a high-quality, low-cost alternative to current solar system designs. When you purchase a BEC Solar system, not only can you expect a quality product, but you are guaranteed excellent, efficient support. BEC is your trusted clean energy advisor and partner.
We are so Confident in our Design and Materials that we offer these Benefits:
25-year linear performance warranty on your panel purchase
10-year inverter manufacturer warranty
One-year installation warranty
Included with your system is BEC Solar's cloud-based Apolloware© software. Apolloware© was developed by BEC and allows you to monitor and control your solar generation and energy usage in real time. For more information about Apolloware© click here.
BEC Solar is one of four Tesla Powerwall Certified Installers in Texas
Powerwall provides a number of benefits:
Increasing self-consumption of solar power generation – Powerwall can store surplus solar energy during daylight hours and use that energy later after the sun sets.
Load shifting – Powerwall can charge during low rate periods when demand for electricity is lower and discharge during more expensive rate periods when electricity demand is higher.
Back-up power – Assures power in the event of a grid outage.
For more information about Tesla Powerwall, please visit www.tesla.com/powerwall
Maintain Your Solar Investment
BEC helps protect your clean energy system with solar panel cleaning services. This is a great choice for the maintenance of panels that are too high to reach or if you want a more thorough cleaning.
BEC Solar has partnered with e9 Advantage for a glass treatment that offers outstanding hydrophobic (repels water) and oleo-phobic (repel oils & residues) properties which significantly reduce the ability of environmental pollutants to adhere to glass. Pollutants such as dust, dirt, sand, oil, lime and other materials that may stick to the surface can be easily wiped away or washed away by rain, without the use of abrasive agents.
A professional panel maintenance program from BEC Solar is the best way to make sure your solar investment is protected. A custom quote will be provided to you by a BEC solar engineer.
Finance Your Investment
BEC offers competitive financing rates to help you move closer to your goal of energy efficiency. All applicants are subject to a credit check and approval. For more information about financing your BEC Solar system visit our Solar Financing page here.
Please contact us at 866-226-3372 for more information on our solar energy services.
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