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2010-2015 solar panel production – comparing over the years

May 15, 2016

Here is the graph that shows the annual production from August 2010 to December 2015. In 2013, the modem was out and so it did not report for a month which is why 2013 seems a little low. I was not living in the house at that time and had not know of the downed […]

April 2016 – solar panel production results

May 15, 2016

Here is April, 2016 solar panel production results graph.

March 2016 solar panel production

May 15, 2016

My home is in the Moreno Valley, CA area if you need a sense of location. Throughout the year the weather influences the production, shading from nearby trees and power poles, but from year to year it is pretty steady. By the way my referral code is 27596 to get extra money off the purchase […]

February 2016 solar panel production

May 15, 2016

Here is the graph for the solar panel production for February 2016.

2015 year totals for solar panel production for my home in SoCal

May 15, 2016

Here is the graph for the year 2015. So each year the total production drops a little bit as the panels age. In 10 or 20 years it will be interesting to compare the total production and percentage of decrease. I have a friend in Arizona who uses his 40 year old solar panels and […]

January 2016 solar panel production

May 15, 2016

Hi and welcome to my blog on using solar panels on my home. I now have over 5 years of solar panel use and my blog was daily for the 1st year and then less often as time has gone on. If you have many questions, maybe some will be answered by looking at year […]

December 2015 solar panel output graph

January 13, 2016

Here is December 2015 solar panel output graph from Sungevity. In December it rained hard on numerous days so the numbers will be less than November. Remember there are good deals for purchase, lease or pre-payment.

November 2015 solar stats

January 13, 2016

Hi all, Here are the stats for November 2015. It started raining more in November and more clouds so that does reduce the total energy production for the month. Remember, you can save extra money by using my referral code 27596.  

October 2015 solar panel output graph

November 15, 2015

October 2015, how time flies. October 2010 was when the system and So Cal Edison were officially connected and I started seeing it on my bill. Wow what a big difference that was to see my bill go down to almost nothing. During my first year, my share of the electric bills were between $3 […]

October Solar Celebration!

November 15, 2015

In October 2015, Sungevity held a local solar celebration for all those going solar with them over the years in the local area, Inland Empire and beyond. Sungevity provided music, catered gourmet food and gourmet drink. The beer and wine were rated carbon friendly and the food was amazing. The staff from Sungevity were friendly […]