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What effect does tilt angle have on solar panels?

Solar Power Angle

See what happens to the power output of your solar panels when you change the winter angle of the tilt from straight at the lower winter sun to a lesser angle, all the way back to flat. The volts don’t change all that much, but the current output drops dramatically, greatly reducing the output of your solar power system. Includes tips on how to decide what angle to tip your solar panels to for your DIY solar system.

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Intro to Solar Electric Systems

Taos Mesa Off the Grid

This workshop will introduce you to the different types of solar electric systems; PV Direct, Grid Tied, Off Grid, Grid Tied with Battery Backup and Hybrid. The pros and cons of each type of system will be discussed, as well as equipment needed for each.

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