Emerging Tech Solar PV – What’s With All the Angles?

This article was written by Jim Paull, ERS, and Praga Meyyappan, ERS. What is the optimum orientation for a solar module to achieve maximum performance? If only this question had a simple answer! Convention dictates that it should be tilted approximately to the same angle as the site’s latitude and face due south in the … Read more

New Solar System Follows the Sun… and Looks Pretty Doing It

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Katie Robinson, ERS, for Zondits Despite the growing solar panel installation rates throughout the country, there are still many factors holding homeowners back from installing solar rooftop panels. Some fear that their roof doesn’t see enough sunlight or that inevitable roof repairs will be much more complicated (and costly) with solar panels sitting on top. … Read more