Don't walk on solar panels unless you really need to. They cost a lot of money, and you don't want to inadvertently damage them. Do not walk on the ends, as they are the most unstable parts.
Have a clear understanding of your daily energy consumption before purchasing a solar electricity system for your home. Solar panels can be costly, and understanding how many you need is important. How many you need will be based on the overall daily energy consumption of your home and family, so having this information is vital in making a smart purchase.
In Part 1, I go through the pros and cons of a grid-tied solar system in detail. We recently had a 9.1kw solar system installed, and even though I am not a solar …
Solar power is a good thing to consider if you use a lot of power and your roof gets a minimum of five hours direct daily sunlight. The money and energy saved by installing solar panels is well worth the energy invested into installing them.
Keep your solar panels out of the shade. It might seem obvious, but your solar panels do need sun. Make sure that you are not installing them in the shade. Trim back the branches on surrounding trees if you need to. Failing to do so could cost you more than half your energy output.