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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Morgan Hill, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on January 26, 2018 in Enphase Installs Japan Solar No Comments

For our solar installs, we serve the entire Bay Area as well as the Central Valley areas directly to the east. This includes southern Santa Clara County, where the city of Morgan Hill is located. Here, we installed 19 Japan Solar all-black 280-watt panels. These panels are paired with 19 Enphase microinverters. We expect this

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San Ramon, CA Solar Install – Mitsubishi Solar Panels & Enphase Microinverters

Posted by YES on March 3, 2017 in Enphase Installs Solar Solar Monitoring No Comments

Solar install in San Ramon, California. This system consists of 25 Mitsubishi 270 watt panels and uses Enphase microinverters. We estimate this system to produce 9412 kilowatts in its first year, completely offsetting their electric usage. And so far, actual production is exceeding our projections by over 20%. With Enphase microinverters, there is no single

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Pleasanton, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on February 3, 2017 in Installs Solar SolarEdge SunPower No Comments

Solar install in Pleasanton, California. This system consists of 22 all-black SunPower 335 watt panels paired with a SolarEdge inverter. Even with shading, we expect this system to produce 10,096 kilowatts of electricity in its first year. On a SolarEdge system, each panel contains an optimizer to individually maximize solar a production on a per-panel

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San Ramon, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on January 13, 2017 in Installs LG Solar SolarEdge No Comments

Solar install in San Ramon, California. System consults of 22 all-black LG 300 panels with a SolarEdge inverter. We estimated this system to produce 8273 kilowatts in its first year. So far, production is exceeding our expectations by over 10%. With Net Metering with the electric company, extra solar production during the day offsets the

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