How To Clean Solar Panels

How To Clean Solar Panels. Dirty solar panels can reduce power-generating output by 20% or more by blocking sunshine from penetrating the glass and exciting the electrons underneath. Ash fallout from wildfires has been known to reduce power production by as much as 50% if not washed off. One of our monitored solar energy sites…
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Solar PLUS Battery Storage. The New Norm.

Solar and Battery Storage. The New Norm. In the last month or so, we’ve seen an increase in interest for residential battery storage. There are several reasons for that. First and foremost, our energy rates keep increasing. Peak demand rates are hovering in the 40¢ range. Second, battery storage is now affordable and reliable. It…
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Smoke Damage to Solar Panels

Solar Panel design and Firefighter Safety. Firefighter safety has been addressed by several organizations, resulting in guidelines to safely address a fire involving solar products. Additionally, our building codes now include provisions intended to address firefighter safety, such as minimum setback areas to provide space on the roof for walking around solar products, clear safety…
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