Making the Committment: The Sunny Side of Solar

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By Robert J Feuerstein, Ph.D., Principal Architect: Transmission and Synchronisation Networks, BT Innovate and Design, Transport Platform, Infrastructure Platform Cluster

We live in Boulder, Co, a rather sunny spot with good solar irradiance. We had been considering solar panels for a few years. The incentives from the local utility, the federal tax breaks and finally BT’s rebate program with Sunpower made the decision an easy one.

The 24 panels with a peak power rating of 5.5kW have been up almost two years now. We generate more electricity than we use over a year.

The highest power …

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