Sussing out the payback of solar power

Sussing out the payback of solar power

There are 2 comments on the story from Oct 27, 2012, titled Sussing out the payback of solar power. In it, reports that:

In a sense, Michael Gould has his kids on pre-pay - by the time they are teenagers much of the extra electricity they suck will have been paid for long ago when the house was renovated with solar panels.

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Yucca Valley, CA

#1 Oct 28, 2012
"Brand suggests that to avoid fickle prices people install panels that generate less than a house's daytime power use."

You can now get a solar PV system that is one panel and one micro-inverter attached to the panel. So, one could put in a system of say 2 to 3KW peak initially and increase the system one panel and one micro-inverter at a time until a particular power generation goal is reached. Look at products like Enphase Energy, AOM, GE Analay for panel micro-inverters components.

Wellington, New Zealand

#3 May 20, 2013
If you are trying to work out your payback period on a solar power system in New Zealand this article should be able to help you;

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