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Is solar photovoltaic a good idea in high wind areas, or should we build a wind generator instead?

The Bahamas, right smack dab in the middle of hurricane alley, are building multiple micro grids with solar photovoltaic panels to power the island and keep it powered up even after the next Cat 5 -180 mph storm hits the islands.  That’s because the solar panels are built to withstand the impact force of items [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Breaking News, Information, News|0 Comments

Do I need to replace my roof before I put solar on my house?

It depends on the age and condition of your existing roof. If you have a wood shake roof the answer is most definitely yes. If you have asphalt shingles and they still have half of their life remaining I would say you are fine installing a solar PV system on it. However, it would not [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What if my roof needs to be replaced but I have a solar system on it?

Bear in mind the reason an asphalt shingle roof ages is the damaging UV rays that degrade the asphalt product. Thus the shingles under the PV system have not aged since the photovoltaic panels were placed on top of them, and those shingle truly do not require replacement. However, the rest of the roof does [...]

By | March 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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