03 Sep '11, 4am

Solar Panels Hold Their Ground Against Hurricane Irene - How do rooftop-mounted solar panels weather a hurricane? Ap...

Solar Panels Hold Their Ground Against Hurricane Irene - How do rooftop-mounted solar panels weather a hurricane? Ap...

How do rooftop-mounted solar panels weather a hurricane? Apparently pretty well. While Hurricane Irene battered the East Coast this past weekend, solar installations on homeowners’ roofs remained relatively unscathed. Homeowner David Surge posted a video of how his solar rooftop weathered Irene in Southern New Jersey. “Sunday night, Aug. 28th, the storm has passed us. It’s actually pretty sunny out. We don’t have electricity yet, but the solar panels look safe and sound. Thirty-eight are still with us,” he said. The panels survived winds of up to 75 miles per hour. Surge sent his video to SunRun , which shared it with Clean Energy Authority . After the storm, another SunRun customer wrote to the company: “Have to hand it to your equipment and amazing installation. Great testament on workmanship, co-workers had concerns on stability with the high winds but told them I had n...

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