Archive for December, 2014

PVWatts Model for my Solar Panels

December 3rd, 2014

This is a sort of appendix to my blog entitled Sun Energy for YOU! Easy as 1-2-3! So please visit that blog entry if you’re interested in the background for this simulation. I simulated my solar panel output using PVWatts, an online calculator for predicting how much electrical panels will likely generate. Below are my […]

Sun Energy for YOU! Easy as 1-2-3!

December 3rd, 2014

I was totally surprised this year to discover that payback time for fully installed residential Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems, is now as low as 3 years. This was fantastic as I could now substantially reduce my carbon footprint while coming out way ahead financially. Sounded like a no-brainer option so I decided to look into […]