Solar Warranties: Peace of Mind

Solar Warranties: Peace of Mind

Solar Warranties: The Solar Panels and Inverters 10/20/12 One of the wonders of solar power is its ability to produce clean, reliable energy for over 25 years. There is comfort in knowing that you’ve made a smart decision that will pay for itself and produce clean energy into the next generation. However, how can you feel certain that your investment will produce? The first answer is based on relatively recent history: many solar panels produced in the 1990’s are still producing power. The second answer: warranties. There are two primary...

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Germany 25% Renewable: What It Could Mean for Missouri

Germany 25% Renewable: What It Could Mean for Missouri

Germany just crossed a significant threshold – 25% renewable energy production. A recent study from the University of Tennessee provides some insight into what achieving 25% renewable energy production by 2025 could do for America. The report finds that Missouri has the greatest job creation potential of all 50 states (240,800 new jobs possible). Solar in Missouri is beginning to experience significant growth. As expansion continues, solar will create new jobs, increase energy security, and result in cleaner...

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How Are Solar Panels Mounted on My Home’s Roof?

How Are Solar Panels Mounted on My Home’s Roof?

Solar arrays will produce power for 25-30 years, and the attachment to the roof needs to last just as long. The typical residential roof type that we install solar on is a pitched, asphalt shingle roof.  Other pitched roof types include slate, tile, or metal roofs.  Flat roofs are also feasible locations for solar arrays and typically require a different mounting system than pitched roofs. We’ll focus on pitched, asphalt shingle roofs for this discussion. In this case, a flush mount rail system with flashed attachments is usually the...

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Net Metering in Missouri

Net Metering in Missouri

Net metering is a great tool for homeowners looking to “store” their excess solar energy.  A bi-directional utility meter allows you to be credited for the excess energy you send back to the grid.  You can draw that energy back later in the month, effectively using the grid as your own personal battery within a monthly billing cycle.

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How Much Solar Power on My Home?

How Much Solar Power on My Home?

How much can solar power can I fit on my roof and how much will it produce?  These are two of the most frequent questions that we receive about solar power. Here are some simple guidelines for starters: Solar panel’s DC power rating equals approximately 15 watts / square foot. Most roof areas allow approximately 70% of the space to be effectively used. In good conditions (no shading and southern orientation) solar power systems in the St. Louis region produce approximately 4 kWh (kilowatt-hours) per day for each kW installed. (This...

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