Describing the Typical 5kW Solar Panel Installation in the United States

First of all, the standard US home would benefit from installing 5kW worth of solar panels. These solar panels are typically 77 inches tall by 40 inches wide. They are around 2 inches thick and weight about 50 pounds each (give or take a few depending on the manufacturer). Each panel will generate about 315 watts or power, meaning that you will need around 16 panels to reach the 5000 […]

How is the world’s first solar powered airport faring?

October 15, 2015 by  
Filed under Buildings, Solar Power Systems

Seen from mid-air as the flight lands, the solar panels can be seen shining in the distance on the expanse of the airport, all 46,000 of them. First ever in the world, Cochin International Airport is an airport powered by solar power The project was first initiated in 2013 with only 400 solar power and once they saw positive results, they expanded and covered the whole airport with 46,000 panels […]

Finding Ways To Fund Solar Power For Schools & Non-Profits

May 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Finance

Non-profit organizations are commonly large consumers of electricity. Most churches, schools, and other organizations that provide services to the public require the most electricity during the peak hours for electricity consumption, and pay the highest rates for their use. Non-profits are usually run on a shoestring compared to other businesses, and they don’t always have the funds to undertake substantial upgrades in energy efficiency that would yield a savings. More […]

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