12 Oct '17, 12pm

Solar’s Remarkable Survival in the Most Extreme Weather #oilandgas

PV systems may be proactively or reactively taken offline, which can lead to many days of revenue losses for systems owners. Though many systems have hurricane insurance, some policies, for example, might have a 10 or 14 day deductible for extreme weather events. Therefore, a storm that keeps a system offline for 8 days under that policy would yield no relief for the owner. In states like Florida, systems are required to be grid-connected , even if residential, and will be forced offline when the grid goes down. Even if a system is not damaged and is capable of providing power, homeowners will have to wait until the grid’s power is restored before their solar system can return online.

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2017/10/sola...

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