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“Happy MegaWatt Day” I didn’t realize it, but the solar system on our house recently produced one full Megawatt hour of electricity (1000 kwhs). I haven’t been tracking closely, but my friend has! I realized it when I got an … Continue reading
I mean, the least expensive is the easiest for me at the moment, so what is the lowest entry level solar energy system that I can purchase? I don’t hear this question often, but it is a real issue. How … Continue reading
“Now, I know Solar Energy just doesn’t make financial sense yet…..” He told me that with a straight face and obviously believed it. I thought about his perception of solar for a while- why do we still think solar is out … Continue reading
Enphase has finally put their new generation of microinverters on the market. They have done it right. With the new product they have fixed the two MAIN compaints that anyone has ever brought up against the micro-inverters. 1. They … Continue reading
The state of Tennessee has finally revealed the details of their commercial grant for photovoltaic systems. This grant is taking over from the previous TN-cet grant (which ran out of funding in December of 2009). This new grant has been … Continue reading
Andalay solar, a subisidiary of AKeena solar has recently partnered with Westinghouse and is preparing for a big push into the residential markets. Akeena is a large installer of PV systems in California and in 2007 they partnered with Enphase … Continue reading
Just released a new video dealing with the 3 primary types of PV systems. Watch this video for an introduction to PV systems. Why grid tied systems are over 90% of all installed (in past 5 years) Which system prepares … Continue reading
This one was installed by professionals, but they used the enphase microinverters and were able to simplify the installation (he could have done it himself!). Keep Learning!
Brilliant question. And one which requires a careful answer… It all depends! Some of the biggest confusion comes from Solar Installers overpromising on the energy production that a system will be able to produce. We want to be very careful … Continue reading