28 Nov '13, 12pm

#Rooftop #Solar Can Meet 58% Of Peak #Power Demand

#Rooftop #Solar Can Meet 58% Of Peak #Power Demand

By monitoring 50 single-family homes in Austin, Texas with west- and/or south-facing solar panels from June through August this year, the study found that west-facing solar panels produced 49 percent more electricity during summer peak demand hours than south-facing panels, a finding that should make utilities think twice about excluding west-facing solar panel systems from solar rebate programs. According to the study, west-facing rooftop systems cut peak demand 65 percent, while south-facing systems reduced peak demand 54 percent.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/11/28/rooftop-solar-can-mee...

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