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My solar panel installation day and experience with going green.

Posts Tagged ‘cloudy

Solar output for a heavy rainy day and a sunny day last week

February 19, 2012

Here are two output graphs for my 3.7 kW solar panel system from Sungevity. These graphs are two days in a row, one a real rainy day and the next day was bright and sunny. By the way if you want a gift card ($500) and a free iPad2, put in my referral number in […]

May 9th solar panel results

May 9, 2011

Yes, it has been cloudy. If I was away from home, I could go online and look at my solar power graph and see what kind of weather had been there. Still, 8.9 kWh for a cloudy day is not bad. How are your solar panel systems working? Send a graph. Comments?

Over 300 posts

April 24, 2011

Wow! I can’t believe I have written over 300 posts since August 19th, 2010. That is 8 months of posts. I have checked some other blogs and it seems I am more consistent than most blogs. Most take off for the weekends or just post once a week. My question is how are you to […]

18 kWh produced on cloudy day today!

April 21, 2011

Yesterday, we had lots of clouds most of the day. My solar panels of 3.7kw made almost 19kWh of electricity. Here is the graph from the website. Maybe we can write “go solar” on our electric bills and maybe preface it with solar on warehouses not in the desert. Put them where we need them […]

March 7th cloudy – 9 kWh; March 8th sunny – over 22 kWh from solar

March 9, 2011

Yes, that sure is a big difference in one day, going from 9 kWh to over 22 kWh, but that is how solar works. Very cool! Here are the graphs. Oh yes, I had a nice birthday other than having to study for a test that afternoon and evening. Related Articles Over 1500 kWh made […]

Rain all day – almost 3

December 18, 2010

I have told many who ask about solar that even on a rainy day, the solar panels make electricity. Yesterday was rainy most of the day and definitely heavy clouds. The panels made 2.8 and that is good to know. Here is the graph from yesterday.