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Solar ROI Calculator

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heidner on Monday. 4 Replies

How do you know when you get a payback on installing a solar system? What ROI have you received from installing solar?…Continue

Tags: energy, efficiency, system, gride, off

Off-Grid Applications?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Scheckel Sep 5. 2 Replies

What off-grid applications do you use around your house to reduce energy consumption or rely less on your local power provider? I've used some…Continue

Tags: efficiency, energy, grid, off

 

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Dennis Heidner replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Solar ROI Calculator
"Are you sure it is a "25kW" system and not a "2.5kW" system.  25kW would be about 80 PV modules on the roof top (roughly),  and perhaps five or six Xantrex inverters (5kW each).  The majority of homes are 5kW or…"
Monday
Ruby replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Solar ROI Calculator
"Thank you. Very useful calculator. I have a - 25 kw solar system - electricity usage went up The first thing I noticed about the system is the Xantrex hybrid inverters. These are meant to be grid-tie; back-feeding the grid any surplus power…"
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Dennis Heidner replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Solar ROI Calculator
"Or just use the PVWATTS calculator on the NREL website. https://pvwatts.nrel.gov/ It doesn't send information outside to third parties that might then send junk mail and call you at home."
Sep 28
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Franco Oyuela replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Solar ROI Calculator
"Over the past decade, solar panels have risen in popularity at an increasing rate. Odds are, if you drive through any suburban town, you’d see at least a few houses with solar panels on their…"
Sep 23
Kyle Baker posted a discussion

Solar ROI Calculator

How do you know when you get a payback on installing a solar system? What ROI have you received from installing solar?https://greencoast.org/solar-roi-calculator/See More
Sep 16
Paul Scheckel replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Off-Grid Applications?
"What's available at the site? solar, water, wind, biomass, human power generation, are all options, though not all will be cost effective or worth the effort. I've used most all directly (no hydro power resource here), and have had the…"
Sep 5
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Kyle Baker
"Hi Kyle, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
Sep 5
Tyler Warner replied to Kyle Baker's discussion Off-Grid Applications?
"There are new types of wind generators available with reduced noise level. You will have to check your local legislation because most of commercial wind generators would be illegal to use in residential areas due to the noise. I believe that…"
Aug 30
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Off-Grid Applications?

What off-grid applications do you use around your house to reduce energy consumption or rely less on your local power provider? I've used some solar powered productsSee More
Aug 28
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At 9:45am on September 5, 2019, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Kyle,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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