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 […]

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

May 30, 2015 by  
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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 […]

Mighty Mule FM121 / FM123 Gate Opening 5 Watt / 10 Watt Solar Panel Kit

October 8, 2011 by  
Filed under How to Install Solar Video

(FM123) The 10-Watt solar panel collects energy from the sun, and provides a trickle charge of power to keep a 12 volt gate opener battery or batteries fully charged. 10-Watts of solar power is recommended for dual gates, heavier gates, or gates that will have numerous gate opening cycles per day. The solar panel should be installed facing South, and should have access to at least 6 hours of full […]

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