04 May '12, 4pm

Plug 'n Play #Solar Systems Could Give Renters a Renewable Energy Option via @TreeHugger

Plug 'n Play #Solar Systems Could Give Renters a Renewable Energy Option via @TreeHugger

Solar power generation can be a clean way to produce the electricity you use everyday, whether you're just supplementing grid power or trying to power your whole house. But most solar panel systems require a permanent mount, usually on the roof, which isn't really an option for the many people who just rent their house or apartment. So one choice that could make sense to renters, both in terms of cost and portability, is a plug 'n play system that can be moved when you do. SpinRay Energy makes a line of supplemental solar energy systems that can be mounted right on your deck or patio and plugged directly into a standard 120V electrical outlet (the type installed in every residential house in the U.S.). The company's DeckPower systems are dubbed "supplemental solar energy saving appliances" - appliances because you can just plug them in (not go through a major installation ...

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