HOW DOES HOME SOLAR WORK?

Learn about the components of a solar energy system for your home.
ComponentDescriptionProvided By
Solar (Photovoltaic) PanelsSolar panels collect energy from sunlight and convert it to electric current. Panels are often found on rooftops, but can also be installed as freestanding units away from any structures.Wayfare Energy
Electrical MeterWhen you go solar, the utility replaces your one-way meter with a two-way connection so you can sell your power to the grid, while maintaining reliable service. Your system will produce a surplus during the day, which balances your nighttime consumption.Your utility provider
InverterThe brain of the system. An inverter converts DC from your panels to usable AC for your lighting and appliances, and also communicates with the grid and your monitoring application to provide you real time production information.Wayfare Energy
Home Battery (optional)Need always-on power? Wayfare can design a battery back-up system to keep your critical systems running 24/7, even when the grid is down.Wayfare Energy
EV ChargingFor those going green on the road, Wayfare Energy can install a solar-powered charging station for your electric vehicle.Wayfare Energy
Pool and Water HeatingDoes warm water float your boat? Let Wayfare set up solar heating systems for your in-home water or pool.Wayfare Energy

Solar (Photovoltaic) Panels

Solar panels collect energy from sunlight and convert it to electric current. Panels are often found on rooftops, but can also be installed as freestanding units away from any structures.

Provided by Wayfare Energy

Electrical Meter

When you go solar, the utility replaces your one-way meter with a two-way connection so you can sell your power to the grid, while maintaining reliable service. Your system will produce a surplus during the day, which balances your nighttime consumption.

Provided by your utility provider.

Inverter

The brain of the system. An inverter converts DC from your panels to usable AC for your lighting and appliances, and also communicates with the grid and your monitoring application to provide you real time production information.

Provided by Wayfare Energy

Home Battery

(optional)

Need always-on power? Wayfare can design a battery back-up system to keep your critical systems running 24/7, even when the grid is down.

Provided by Wayfare Energy

EV Charging

For those going green on the road, Wayfare Energy can install a solar-powered charging station for your electric vehicle.

Provided by Wayfare Energy

Pool and Water Heating

Does warm water float your boat? Let Wayfare set up solar heating systems for your in-home water or pool.

Provided by Wayfare Energy

What
We
Offer

Solar

PV ELECTRIC

Solar

POOL HEAT

Solar

HOT WATER

Home

BATTERY STORAGE

Home

EV CHARGING

One Relationship. All the Benefits of Solar.

A Great Investment. Hassle-Free Options.

  • Solar energy projects qualify for a 30% federal income tax credit of the installed price, giving you a nice return at tax time
  • Immediate increase in your property’s value

  • Solar installations in Florida are exempt from property taxes

  • Solar gives you peace of mind going forward — you have all the energy you’ll need for 25 years
  • Our solar panels carry standard warranties of 25 years

  • Solar systems have no moving parts and require little to no maintenance. Just enjoy!
  • Never pay another utility rate increase

  • Got questions? We have clear answers from our responsive, professional staff.

TURNKEY PROJECTS

We handle your process from consultation to connection for a seamless project delivery. We will analyze your home and design a system that will produce the most energy, the most efficienty, with the least hassle. And we’ll set up your monitoring software so you can see your carbon footprint improving day by day.

CUSTOM DESIGNS

Every home is different. We build to meet your needs and budget. Need something special? Perhaps you’d like to power agricultural equipment in the field, or would like to go completely off-grid with extra home battery back-up systems. Whatever your solar needs may be, we can help you get there.

Six Steps to Solar

CONSULTATION
& ANALYSIS

Consultation
& Analysis

We work with you to determine your needs for the future, and design a customized system to meet your goals

FINANCING

Financing

Wayfare offers zero out-of-pocket financing so you begin saving money from Day 1.

DESIGN &
PERMITTING

Design &
Permitting

Our team produces your design and plans, and works with local agencies to expedite permitting

INSTALLATION

Installation

Wayfare’s professional, experienced team installs your equipment in just a few days

INSPECTION &
INTERCONNECTION

Inspection &
Interconnection

Wayfare coordinates your inspection and arranges utility connection

COMMISSIONING
& SERVICE

Commissioning
& Service

You are ready to start saving! We’ll always be a quick call away, should you need any troubleshooting

Financing Options

Flexible financing puts savings within reach and qualifies you for a tax break on your next return. We have partnerships with multiple firms who specialize in solar financing to ensure you find the best deal.

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Financing Options

Flexible financing puts savings within reach and qualifies you for a tax break on your next return. We have partnerships with multiple firms who specialize in solar financing to ensure you find the best deal.

Get a Free Consultation

  • By clicking GET A FREE CONSULTATION, I agree to be contacted at the number provided with more information or offers about Wayfare Energy products and services. This consent is not a condition of purchase.

PARTNERSHIPS
& CERTIFICATIONS

Better Business Bureau
Florida Solar Energy Industries Association
One Tree Planted
U.S. Green Building Council
YGrene Certified