During the winter the sun is lower, so it doesn’t hit the panels at an optimal angle. Cold weather and fewer daylight hours during the winter can cause your energy usage to be higher and solar production to be lower, making the gap between what you can produce and what you use seem even larger.
A grid-tied solar array is synchronized with the existing utility fed into your building. You use the power generated by the solar system first and then if additional energy is needed, the system is intelligent enough to simply pull power through your meter and therefore your equipment will have a full supply of uninterrupted power. […]
Grid-tied solar systems are required by utility regulations to have a built-in shut down mechanism in the event of a power outage for the safety of workers attempting to fix power outages. If blackouts occur regularly in your area a battery backup could be a good solution. Ask a battery certified installer for more information […]
The percentage of the power which your solar system generates is often up to you. As long as you have enough space available to properly mount the solar panels and inverters it is possible to generate most, or all, of the electricity you need. Eagle Point Solar staff will analyze your site and energy profile […]