Frequently Asked Questions
We offer free estimates at MAD Energy NW.
Residents and businesses throughout the Greater Seattle area choose MAD Energy NW to provide the best electrical quality, care, and precision — down to the wire. You can see some of our previous work here.
Yes, we partner with Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union that provides residential solar loans. They offer competitive rates, zero money down financing options and flexible loan terms from two to twenty years. You can easily apply online here.
Our team has over 30 years of combined experience and have designed, managed and installed thousands of residential solar projects across western Washington. Some of our most noteworthy commercial solar projects that we worked on include the Seattle Aquarium, REI, Google, and the Bullitt Center, the greenest commercial building on the planet. In addition to 25 schools and 6 fire stations. Unlike the vast majority of our competitors, we only use certified electricians for all our solar installations.
Washington state has a 100% sales tax exemption. Saving around 10% for our customers.
Sales and use tax exemption on purchases and installation of solar energy systems (wa.gov)
Washington state utilities participate in Net Metering.
Net Metering | SEIA
Federal Tax Credit
The perfect solution for storm-proof power is a combination of solar panels and a backup generator. This hybrid approach ensures continuous electricity supply, harnessing clean energy from solar panels during normal conditions while having a generator as a reliable backup during storms or power outages, providing a robust and dependable power source. Read More.
Solar energy reduces or even eliminates energy bills. You can earn tax credits and rebates as well. When you file your taxes you can get back 30% of the total system costs back. Most importantly, solar energy helps the environment by combating greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to read more.
Calculating the cost of solar panels involves several factors. Prices can differ due to location and how much energy is needed to power heating and cooling units. Most homes on average fall between $25,000 - $35,000 before factoring in a federal tax credit. Click to read more about how much does solar costs in Seattle.
Yes. Western Washington receives more annual sun than Germany, one of the leading solar countries. As electrical rates continue to increase, the cost of solar installations have come down considerably, all the while system efficiency and the technology has improved. This makes solar an ever increasing good investment as inflation and energy costs continue to rise. Solar for your home or business is an investment that pays for itself and saves you exponentially over the system life. Solar installations also increase your property value and have proven to have a greater resale value with high efficiency features. The cost of not going solar is similar to additional long term interest or lease costs compared to an upfront cash purchase. Own your electricity, go solar with MAD Energy NW.
Solar panels are undoubtedly worth the investment in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma enjoys a moderate climate with plenty of sunshine during the summer months, making it an ideal location for harnessing solar energy. Click here to read more.
Discover the science behind solar panels! Uncover the intricate workings of these energy marvels as we delve into the photovoltaic effect, exploring components, physics, and the wide range of applications. Unearth the advantages of harnessing sunlight to generate electricity in this comprehensive guide. Read More.
Discover the Benefits of Solar Energy in Washington State: Lower Your Bills, Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, and Choose MAD Energy NW for Expert Solar Panel Installation and Support. Click here to read more.
To navigate through the abundance of misleading information online about solar panels, it's essential to prioritize companies with credentials, positive customer feedback, transparent pricing, quality products, and personalized solutions. Look for reputable installers like MAD Energy NW, who demonstrate a commitment to reliability, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. Read More
Residential Electrical Wiring
Unfortunately we do not offer emergency electrical support. If you are having electrical issues we recommend that you contact your local electrician.