Monthly Archives: May 2020

Can I power my entire home with a photovoltaic Lithium Ion Battery Back-up system?

The answer is yes and no. No you can not likely afford enough batteries to power your entire home if the grid is down for a week; but yes you can power the Critical Load items of your home or business from a Photovoltaic Battery Back-up system. If we use a 10kW photovoltaic system as [...]

By | May 22nd, 2020|Information|0 Comments

Will solar power lower my natural gas bill or just the electric bill?

Adding solar PV to your structure typically will not lower your natural gas bill, just your electric bill, but one does have the opportunity while sizing the solar PV system to make changes to how you use energy that will lower the natural gas bill. If you know that your gas hot water heater is [...]

By | May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the difference between a kilowatt and a kilowatt-hour?

The difference between a kilowatt (kW) and kilowatt-hour (kWh) is the most misunderstood topic of understanding electricity and how we measure power and consumption/production. Both concepts are referenced when talking about a photovoltaic solar system and important to understand before buying a solar PV system. kW measure power, it represents the actual electrical size of [...]

By | May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How much will solar save me if I put it on my house?

Depending on how much you are you currently spending for electricity, but the goal is to save you your entire electric bill every months for the next 40-45 years. That is assuming you have an adequate sized roof or area on the ground to build a solar system that can power 100% of what you [...]

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