Photovoltaic System

A photovoltaic system (informally, PV system) is an arrangement of components designed to supply usable electric power for a variety of purposes, using the Sun (or, less commonly, other light sources) as the power source.PV systems may be built in various configurations: Off-grid without battery (array-direct) Off-grid with battery storage for DC-only appliances Off-grid with battery storage for AC and DC appliances Grid-tie without battery Grid-tie with battery storageA photovoltaic array (also called a solar array) consists of multiple photovoltaic modules, casually referred to as solar panels, to convert solar radiation (sunlight) into usable direct current (DC) electricity.
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  • Is Solar Right for Your Home? Here’s How to Tell

    …, but if your home only has room for solar on a north-facing roof, you can have panels mounted at an angle so they get southern exposure (as long as you can clear it with your HOA, if you have one). How Shade Affects Solar Efficiency When the sun is beating down, many of us head for a shady tree, but shade is less than ideal for your photovoltaic system…

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  • A Roundup of Solar Incentives for California Residents

    …, and makes going solar more affordable than ever. Feed-in tariffs start compensating power generators at above-retail rates, decreasing the rates as the number of adopters increases. Feed-in tariffs are available in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and Marin County, California. Net Metering in California Net metering is similar to feed-in tariffs, because…

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