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Why Two Solar Systems with Identical Equipment can’t be Compared

Posted by YES on February 27, 2020 in Design Installs Solar Solar Inverters Solar Monitoring Solar Panels Support 1 Comment

Two neighbors can get solar systems with identical equipment installed. However, how much actual electricity their respective systems produce can differ. As an example, we recently installed rooftop solar systems for two neighbors in Pleasanton, California. They purchased identical equipment, consisting of: LG 365-watt DC rated solar panels Enphase IQ7+ Microinverters We will refer to

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San Francisco Solar Install

Posted by YES on November 29, 2018 in Enphase Installs LG No Comments

While San Francisco is often nicknamed “Fog City”, it is still possible to get good solar production in the City. However, with the many buildings, trees, and power lines densely packed in San Francisco, there is a lot of shading. If a group of solar panels are attached to one string inverter, and a single solar

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Alamo, California Solar Install – Panasonic & SolarEdge Solar System

Posted by YES on July 30, 2018 in Panasonic Solar SolarEdge No Comments

Alamo, California is a small, unincorporated, town located between Danville and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County. Here, we installed a larger solar system, consisting of 40 all-black Panasonic 315-watt panels. Because of the surrounding trees, the system is under some shade. To mitigate, we installed a SolarEdge inverter, which allows the panels to have

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Moraga, CA Solar Install – LG Panels + Enphase Microinverters

Posted by YES on March 9, 2018 in All Black Solar Panels Enphase LG No Comments

In Moraga, California, we installed 25 all-black LG 305 panels. We expect this system to produce 8442 kilowatts in its first year. Production is lower than what is typical because this customer’s home is surrounded by trees, causing shading. Without shade, we expect this system would have produced 12,573 kilowatts of electricity in its first

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PG&E to MCE Transition – For Contra Costa County Customers

Posted by YES on March 2, 2018 in MCE PG&E No Comments

If you live in the following Contra Costa communities: • Concord • Danville • Martinez • Moraga • Oakley • Pinole • Pittsburg • San Ramon • Unincorporated Contra Costa County You should have revived a notice that MCE Contra Costa will become your primary electricity provider (rather than PG&E). Residents of El Cerrito, Lafayette,

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