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Unusual Locations for Solar Energy Installations

Unusual Locations for Solar Energy Installations Friday, October 26th 2012 9:04 AM By GetSolar Staff. Homeowners and businesses looking to reduce their monthly energy bills through photovoltaic panels will often turn to their rooftop to place the PV power system. In the event the roof is not ideal, often a ground-mounted PV project will be considered. However, those are not the only two options available, as solar energy is well suited for locations that may not be immediately obvious. Solar Carports A solar carport is an ideal option for a location where rooftop solar power systems or ground-mounted project would not work well. The best way to think about solar carports is as an open shed that is also capable of producing electricity. The carports feature an open-sided structure with a roof that includes photovoltaic panels. "Solar carports are fast catching on as their d...

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