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Solar Energy Systems

Solar Electrical Systems Components

{Solar energy is the|The solar energy source is the|It is solar power that is} {main|primary|most important} {component|element} of {a solar electric power system|the solar electric power system|an electric system powered by solar energy}. There are {many types|a variety|various kinds} of solar {energy on|energy available on|power available on} the market. Photovoltaic panels are {another name|a different term|another term} {for solar energy|of solar power|to describe solar power}. {A solar energy,|Solar energy,|The term solar energy, which is} {also known as|sometimes referred to|often referred to as}{ a|} solar module{, is basically|, is| is} an array{ made up|| comprised} of {parallel and series connected|series and parallel connected|series and parallel} {solar cells|solar cells}.

{A solar cell’s potential difference|The potential difference of a solar cell|The solar cell’s voltage difference} is {approximately|about|around} 0.5 {volt|Volt|millivolt}. {Therefore, it is necessary|This is why it’s necessary|So, it’s essential} to have {a number of|several|a few} {such cells connected|these cells|solar cells that are connected} {in series to reach|together to achieve|in series to produce} 14-18 volts {to charge|in order to charge|to power} {a 12 volt standard|the standard 12 volt|an ordinary 12 volt} battery. {To create|In order to create|To make} {a solar array|an array of solar cells|an array of solar panels}{, solar energy is connected| the solar energy is joined| that is solar powered, solar energy is connected} {together|to each other|to}. {To achieve higher current|To create higher current|In order to achieve higher power} {or higher voltage,|and higher power,|as well as higher voltage} {multiple|several} panels {can be|are} connected in {series and parallel|parallel and series|parallel or series}.


Grid-tie solar {generation systems have|generators have|systems are} {the solar modules connected directly|solar panels that are connected directly|solar modules that are directly connected} to an inverter{ and|, but| but} {not directly|in no way directly connected|it is not connected directly} {to the load|with the loads|into the power source}. The power {generated by the|produced by|generated by} solar energy {does not remain|is not|doesn’t remain} {constant|in the same form|at a constant level}. It {changes with|fluctuates with|fluctuates according to} the intensity of {sunlight|the sunlight}. {Solar energy or modules|Modules or solar energy|The solar modules or energy sources} {do not|don’t} directly {feed|supply|provide electrical power to} electrical equipment. Instead, they {are fed|feed} {to an inverter,|through an inverter,|to an inverter} {whose output is synchronized to|which’s output is synchronized with an|the output of which is synchronized to an} {external grid supply|the grid supply from an external source|the grid supply of an external grid}.

The inverter {controls|regulates} the {frequency and voltage|voltage and frequency} {of the solar system’s output power|that the system’s solar output produces|generated by the solar panel’s power output}. It {always keeps it|is always|will always be} {equal to|at|in line with} the {grid power level|power supply level of grid|power of the grid}. The {voltage level and quality|quality and voltage|voltage and quality} {are constant as we receive|remain constant when we get|remain the same as we receive} {power from both|energy from} the solar system {and the|as well as the|and from the} {external grid power supply|outside grid supply power|Grid power source} system. The{ performance of| efficiency of|} electrical equipment {that is fed|powered|supplied} {by the grid fallback or|by the grid fallback system or|via the grid fallback or} {stand-alone system cannot be|standalone system is not|stand-alone systems is not} affected by {any variations|changes|any changes} in {power levels|the power level}.

It is {necessary|essential|important} to have {some way|a method|a way} {of maintaining|to maintain|to ensure} the {voltage and power supply|power supply and voltage} {rates of the system|rate of your system|speeds of the device}. This is {done|accomplished|achieved} {by a battery bank that|through a battery bank which|via a battery that} {is connected to the|connects to the entire|can be connected to the power} system. The solar {electricity|energy|power} {charges the battery and then|recharges the battery, and|is used to charge the battery before} it {feeds a load either|supplies a load|is fed to a load} directly or {via|through} an inverter. This {prevents variations in power|helps to prevent fluctuations in power|stops power fluctuations} quality {caused by variation|due to variations|caused by variations} in {sunlight intensity|the intensity of sunlight}. Instead, {an uninterrupted|a continuous} {supply of power is maintained|supply of power is ensured|power supply is guaranteed}.

{For this purpose|To accomplish this|In this regard}{,| for this purpose,|} {deep cycle lead acid batteries are|Deep cycle lead acid batteries for this purpose are|the deep cycle lead acid battery is} {usually|typically|commonly} {used|employed|utilized}. {These batteries|They} {can be charged|are able to be charged|can be recharged} and discharged {multiple times during|several times throughout|numerous times throughout} {service|the course of|use}. {Most battery sets on|The majority of battery sets available on|Most battery sets that are available on} the market {are|have|use} either 6{ volts|} {or 12 volts|and 12 voltages|or twelve volts}. To {increase|boost} the {voltage and current rating|current and voltage} of {the battery system|the battery set|your battery}{, you can connect multiple| you can connect several| it is possible to connect multiple} of these batteries {in parallel or series|in series or parallel|together or in series}.


{It is not a good|It’s not a good|It’s not a great} {idea to discharge and overcharge|option to overcharge and discharge|decision to discharge or overcharge} {a lead-acid battery|the lead-acid battery|an acid battery made of lead}. {Overcharging the battery too often|Inadequately charging the battery|The battery can be overcharged too often} or {undercharging it can|not charging it enough can|undercharging it could} {cause serious|result in serious|cause severe} {damage|harm} {to the system|for the battery and system|in the device}. A controller {must be attached|should be connected|needs to be connected} to the {system installed|system that is installed|battery system} {in order to prevent|to avoid|to protect against} {these two situations|the two scenarios|these two scenarios}.


It is {evident|clear|obvious} that solar energy {produces|generates} DC electricity. AC is the {electricity|energy|power} {we get from the|that we receive from} grid. {An inverter is needed|Inverters are required|An inverter is required} {to convert|for conversion of|in order to transform} DC from {complete solar system|the entire solar system|the solar system in its entirety} {to|into|in to} AC {at the same|on the exact|to the same} {level|rate|time} as grid {supply|power}.

The inverter is {connected directly|directly connected} to the {battery terminals|terminals of the batteries}. {This converts DC from the|It converts DC generated by the|It converts DC from} batteries {to|into} AC and {then feeds|feeds it to} the {equipment|inverter}. Grid tie{ system| systems|}: {The solar|Solar} energy is {connected directly|directly connected} {to the inverter|into the converter|through the grid tie system to an inverter}. {This inverter then supplies|The inverter supplies|This inverter is then able to supply} {the grid|grids} with the same {voltage and frequency|frequency and voltage} {power|energy}.

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Solar Energy Panels

Solar energy {captures|absorbs|harvests} sunlight as clean{ renewable|, renewable} energy{ and converts it into|, and then converts it to| and transforms it into} {electricity that can|electrical energy that can then|electricity which can then} be {used to power electrical loads|utilized to power electrical devices|used to power electrical appliances}. Solar energy {consists of several|is comprised of many|is made up of} individual solar cells{ that are|} {composed|comprised} of {layers of silicon|silicon layers} (which {provides|creates|is the source of} {the negative|an negative|positive} charge) and {phosphorus|Phosphorus} (which {gives off|emits|releases} {the positive charge|positive charges}). Photons are {absorbed by solar energy,|captured by solar energy,|taken up by solar energy} which {in turn create|then creates|creates} {an electric current|the electric charge|electricity}. {Photons hitting|Photons that hit|The photons that strike} {the solar energy’s surface|the surface of solar radiation|on the sun’s energy surface} {generate|create|release} energy that {allows electrons to|permits electrons to|allows electrons} escape their {atomic orbits|orbits in atomic space|orbits around the atoms}. {This energy is then released|The energy is released|The energy then releases} {into an electric field by|into an electric field created by|to create an electric field} {the solar cells, which|solar cells, which|solar cells that} {pulls these electrons into|draws electrons in|causes electrons to be pulled into} {a direction current|the direction of a current|an electric current in the direction of}. {The|This is known as the|It is called the} Photovoltaic Effect is the name of {this entire|the entire|the whole} process. {The average home has enough|A typical home has enough|The average home has the} {roof space to support|space on its roof to absorb|area on the roof to allow for} {enough solar energy to generate|sufficient solar energy to produce|enough solar energy to create} enough {electricity to power|electricity to meet|power to satisfy} {all its needs|the entire house’s needs|every need}. {Any excess electricity generated|The excess electricity produced|Any surplus electricity generated} is {sent|transferred|delivered} {to the main power|back to the power|into the} grid{ and|, and} {pays off in|is repaid in the form of|will be repaid through} {electricity consumption at night|the form of electricity consumption during the night|energy consumption at night}.

{A solar array can generate|Solar arrays can produce|A solar array is able to generate} {power on the day when|electricity during the day, if|energy during the daytime when} {it is connected to the|they are connected to|you connect it to the} grid. {This energy is then used|The energy is then utilized|This power is then utilized} {at night|in the evening|to power the night}. Solar generator owners {can get|are|may be} {paid through net metering programs|money through net metering programs|compensated through net metering schemes} {if their system generates|when their system produces|in the event that their system produces} more {power than is used|energy than it uses|power than what is utilized} {in the home|at home|for home use}. {A battery bank, charge controller|The battery controller, a charge bank|Battery banks, charge controllers}{,|} inverter{, and charger are all| and charger are the| and charger are} {required components for off-grid|essential components of off grid|necessary components for off-grid} solar systems. The charge controller {sends|delivers|is responsible for sending} {direct current|Direct Current|directly current} (DC){, electricity| and electricity| power} {to the solar array|into the array|directly to solar panels}. The battery bank{ then|} draws {power|energy|electricity} {to|through} the inverter. {This|It|The inverter} {converts|transforms} DC {current|power|energy} into AC {that can be used|which can be used|that is usable} {for other than-DC appliances|to power other appliances that are not DC|to power non-DC appliances}. {Solar energy arrays can be|The solar energy systems can be|Renewable solar arrays are} {scaled|sized} to meet{ even|} the {most stringent|most demanding|toughest} electrical {load requirements with|requirements for loads using|demands by using} an inverter. AC current {can power loads|is able to power loads|can power appliances} in {homes and commercial buildings|commercial and residential buildings|commercial and residential structures}{, boats| as well as boats| boat} and {recreational|recreation} vehicles{,|} {remote cabins, homes|houses, remote cabins|home and cabins that are remote}{,|} {and remote traffic control|as well as remote control of traffic|or remote traffic management} systems. It {can also be used|is also used|can also be utilized} {for telecommunications equipment|to power telecommunications equipment|for telecommunications equipments}{, oil flow monitoring,| such as oil flow monitoring| and oil flow monitoring} RTU and SCADA{, as well as| and| as well as} remote traffic {controls|control}.

{The|Benefits of Solar Panels|It is the} Solar Panels Benefits

Solar energy is {a practical|a feasible|an effective} and {efficient way to generate|efficient method of generating|effective method to generate} electricity for {many|a variety of|various} {purposes|reasons|uses}. Off-grid living is {the obvious|the most obvious|a common}. Living {off-grid is when|off grid is when|off grid means that} you {live in an area|reside in an area|reside in a region} {that isn’t connected|which isn’t connected|that isn’t linked} to the main {electric utility grid|grid of electric utilities}. {Solar power systems are|The solar power system is|Systems that use solar energy are} {great|ideal|perfect} for {remote homes and cabins|cabins and homes that are located in remote areas|cabins and homes in remote locations}. {It is no longer necessary|There is no need|It’s no longer necessary} to pay {high fees|expensive fees|high costs} {for installation of|to install|for the installation of} {utility poles or cabling from|cables or utility poles from|cables or utility poles to} the {nearest main-grid|closest main grid} access point. If {properly maintained|maintained properly|it is properly maintained}{, a solar electric system| the solar electric system| solar electric systems} {can be less costly and|is less expensive and can|will be less expensive and} {provide power for up to|will provide electricity for as long as|supply power for up to} {three decades|three decades}.

{Apart from the fact that|In addition to the fact that|In addition,} {a solar panel system|solar panels} can{ be used to|} {power your home,|provide power to your house,|generate electricity for your residence, one of} the {best|most appealing|greatest} {thing about|feature of|aspect of} solar panels is {its ability|their ability|that they are able} to be {both clean|clean|both green} and {renewable|sustainable}. {It is becoming more urgent|It’s becoming more imperative|It’s getting more important} to {do everything|take every step|do all} {we can to lower|that we can to reduce|possible to decrease} the {atmospheric pressure from|pressure on the atmosphere from|pressure in the atmosphere caused by} {greenhouse gas emissions|carbon dioxide emissions|the greenhouse gases that are released}. Solar panels {don’t have|do not have|don’t contain} moving parts{ so they require|, so they need| and therefore require} {very little|minimal|minimum} maintenance. {Solar panel system is robustly|The solar panel system is well|The solar panel system is sturdy} {constructed and can last decades|built and will last for a long time|constructed and can last for decades} {if properly maintained|when properly maintained|provided it is maintained properly}.

The {last, but|final, but certainly} not {the least, benefit|the least benefit|least, advantage} {of solar panels and solar panels is|that solar panel and solar panels offer is|for solar panels or solar panels}{ the fact|} that{ once the initial costs| after the initial cost|, once the initial expenses} of installation {have been|are} paid, {all electricity produced|the electricity generated|all the electricity generated} {for the rest of|throughout|over the course of} the {system’s life|life of the system|lifetime of the system}{, which can be up| that can last up| which could be anywhere from} to {15-20 years|15 years,|15 years} {depending on how good|dependent on how efficient|depending on how effective} {the system is, is|it is|your system performs, will be}{ completely|} free. Grid-tie solar power {system|systems} owners {reap the benefits from|benefit from|enjoy the benefits of} the moment {their system is|their system goes|that their system comes} {online|operational|up and running}. {This could eliminate|It could reduce|This can reduce} {monthly solar electric bills and|the monthly solar electric bill and|monthly solar electric bills as well as} power {bills, or,|bills, or|costs, or} {perhaps, even earn them|maybe, they could earn|possibly, earn them} {additional income from the|an additional revenue from|extra income from} electric companies.

Solar {installations from our the|panels from our|installations from our} {best solar installer of|most reliable solar installers of|top solar installers from} [xfield_company] can be {used to produce|utilized to generate} electricity in {many other|a variety of|numerous other} ways. There are {too many benefits|many advantages|numerous benefits} to {mention|list}. You’ll {learn a lot|be able to learn more|discover a lot} about the {versatility and convenience|flexibility and efficiency|convenience and versatility} of solar {power by looking|power when you browse|energy by browsing} through our {website|site}.

Solar Energy Setup

{You might be tempted|It is tempting|You may be enticed} to {believe that|think that|believe} you can {DIY your|build your own|make your own} solar {systems with only|panels with just|system with just} four{ main|| essential} {components|elements}.

{You’ll first design|The first step is to design|It’s the first step to create} your system{, then you’ll|, and then| and then} {move on to installation|proceed to the installation|begin the process of installing it}.

{These are the|Here are|The following are} seven steps {that will help|to help|that will assist} you {set up|to set up|setup} your solar {system|panel}.

Step 1: {Assess|Evaluate|Review} Your Production Potential

{The sun is your|Sunlight is the sun’s|Your sun’s} {production|primary production|main production} source. {Its output can vary depending|The amount of energy it produces can differ based|Its output can be different based} {on where you are|the location you’re|upon where you are located} {on the planet|on the globe|in the world}.

{By entering your location on|If you enter your address on|When you input your location into} our {global solar atlas|solar atlas of the world|solar atlas for the entire world}{, you can easily| it is easy to| You can quickly} {assess your energy production potential|evaluate the potential of your energy production|determine the energy potential you have}.

This {will allow you to|allows you to|will let you} {choose the right|select the appropriate|pick the best} {number|amount} {of solar panels or batteries|of batteries or solar panels|in solar panel or battery} {to|that will} {meet your daily needs|satisfy your needs on a daily basis|fulfill your everyday needs}.

Step 2: {Assess|Evaluate} Your {Daily Needs|Needs Throughout the Day}

{Every person has different|Everyone has their own unique|Each person has unique} {electrical consumption patterns|habits of electrical consumption|electric consumption patterns}. {Take a look at|Check out|Look at} the {monthly consumption|consumption per month|amount of energy consumed per month} in kWh. {This information is available|The information is|This information is accessible} on {your electricity provider’s bills|the bills of your electricity provider|your electric provider’s bill}.

Step 3: {Create|Design|Develop} {a system that fits|an arrangement that is within|an organization that will fit} your budget

Solar systems are {highly|extremely} {scalable, which|adaptable, which|flexible, and this} is {one of their main|among their primary|among their major} {benefits|advantages}.

{Start with a system that|Begin with a system that|Begin with a system which} {can cover 30%|will cover 30 percent|can meet 30%} of your {requirements|needs|needs,} {if your budget is tight|in case your budget isn’t as big|even if you have a tight budget}. {By adding solar energy|With the addition of solar energy|By adding solar power} {and batteries,|as well as batteries|along with batteries,} you {can|are able to|will be able to} {easily upgrade later|easily upgrade later}.

Solar {energy is not|power isn’t|energy isn’t} something to be {ashamed of|embarrassed about}. {These panels are much cheaper|The panels are cheaper|These panels are more affordable} than {ever, and they|everbefore, and|they have ever been, and} {will help you save|can help you save|will save you} {money over the long-term|on your monthly expenses|in the long run}. {Keep in mind|Be aware|Remember} that you {should|must|need to} {limit the amount of money|reduce the amount|be careful about how much} you {spend on|invest in|pay for} batteries.

{You can start without|It is possible to start with no|You can begin without} batteries{, and still| and| and still} be able to {get|draw|use} {solar power|solar energy|sunlight} {during|throughout} the {day|daytime|daylight hours}.

Step 4{:| Step 4:|} {Install your solar panels|Set up your solar panel|Connect your solar panels}

{Your system’s installation process source|The system’s installation source|The source of your system’s installation} {is solar energy|of energy is sunlight|comes from solar power}. Solar panels {work best|are most effective|perform best} when {they are exposed to|they are in|they’re exposed to} the {full sun|sun’s full rays|full sunlight}. {Make sure there is no|Be sure that there isn’t|It is important to ensure that there is no} shade from{ nearby|} {trees or buildings|buildings or trees|structures or trees}.

{Place them at an optimal|Set them at the ideal|Install them at a suitable} {tilting|tilt} angle. {For optimal|To ensure optimal|For maximum} cooling{, leave a 15 cm| you should leave a 15cm| allow a 15 cm} {gap|space} between the {panels and the roof|roof and the panels}.

Step 5: Set-Up Your Inverter, Solar Charger And Battery

Connect your solar {energy and|power and|energy to} {the solar charger|your solar charger|it’s solar charge} (MPPT). {Connect your battery backup to the inverter|Attach your backup battery to an inverter|The inverter should be connected to your battery’s backup}. {Your solar charger should|The solar charger must|Your solar charger needs to} {be connected directly|connect directly|have a direct connection} to {your|the} battery.

{Your solar energy will generate|The solar energy you generate will create|The solar energy generated by your solar panels will produce} {electricity that is|electricity , which is then|electric power that is then} {transferred to the|transmitted to an|transfered to your} inverter {and the|as well as the|and} batteries. If the solar {power is insufficient|power is not enough|energy isn’t enough}{, the inverter will get| the inverter will draw| then the inverter gets} {power|energy} {from the panels|through the solar panels,|via the panel} or{ the|} battery.

Step 6: Connect your Solar Systems

{Many inverters can be|Inverters are often|A variety of inverters can be} connected to your {existing|current} electrical system. {Once you’ve connected your|After you’ve connected your|Once you’ve connected the} solar {energy|power} to the inverter{ and charged your| and charged the|, and charged your} battery, all {that is|that’s} {left to do now|left to do|to be done} is{ to|} connect the inverter {with|to} {your domestic electrical system|the electrical system in your home|your electrical system at home}.

Step 7: {Control|Manage} {Your Electricity Consumption to Optimize|the amount of electricity you consume to optimize|your electricity consumption to optimize} {Your|the|The} Solar Power System

{Solar energy autonomy is|Autonomous solar energy is|The solar power autonomy} {possible|feasible|achievable} only if {optimization is done|the optimization is carried out|optimization is performed} {correctly|properly|in a way that is correct}.

{Unexpected natural events can happen|Unexpected natural disasters can occur|Natural disasters that are unexpected can occur}{, and|| and,} {even if your system|regardless of whether your device|even when your equipment} {is|has been|was} {set up for|designed to allow|configured for} {2 to 3|two to three} days of {autonomy|total autonomy}{, you may find yourself| it is possible to be| You may be} {without enough electricity|not having enough power|lacking enough electricity} to {meet your needs|satisfy your requirements|supply your needs} {after 3 to 4|after 3-4|following 3 to 4} dark days.

{Do not worry,|Don’t worry,|Be assured that} your panels {will still produce|will still be producing|can still produce} {in bad|even in the worst|in adverse} {weather|conditions}.

One {solution|option} is to {increase the number and capacity|enhance the capacity and number|expand the capacity and quantity} of batteries {for|used for|that are used in} extreme weather {events|conditions}. {This is not the best|This isn’t the most effective|It is not the ideal} {solution|option}. {These climatic events may|The climatic events could|These events in the climate may} {only occur 2 to|only occur between 2 and|be only occurring 2 to} {3 times per|three times per|three times a} year. {Your production for the remainder|The remainder|Your output for the rest} {of the year will be|of this year is|period of time will likely be} {greater|higher|more} than {yours|that of yours}.

Solar Energy Storage

Even {the most passionate solar advocates|the most passionate solar supporters|those who are the most enthusiastic solar supporters} can {agree on|be sure of|come to a consensus on} one {thing: solar energy|thing: solar power|fact: solar energy} {only produces electricity|generates electricity only|is only able to produce electricity} when there is {sunlight|sunshine|sun}. {Peak energy consumption tends to|The highest energy consumption is likely to|Peak energy consumption tends} {occur|be|be seen} {in the evenings|during the evening hours}. This {coincides with decreased|is due to a decrease in|is in conjunction with a decline in} solar {generation, creating|energy production, causing|power, which causes} {a supply-demand problem|an issue of supply-demand|the problem of supply-demand}. Solar energy {can often produce|is often able to produce|often produces} more energy than {is needed|it is required|needed} {during low demand hours|in low demand times|during times of low demand}{, when the sun shines| in the summer, when the sun is shining| during the day, when the sun shines}. This {allows them to supply|lets them supply|allows them to meet} {peak demand|high demand|those who require it} later {in|during} the {day|daytime|morning}. {Solar energy storage|Storage of solar energy} is {a great|an excellent|an ideal} {option for homeowners and business|alternative for both business and home|option for both homeowners and business} owners.

What are the {benefits|advantages} of storing {in|your stuff in|energy in} the Solar System?

Storing {excess energy is crucial|energy that is not used up is essential|any excess energy is vital} {to get the best out|to maximize the benefits|for getting the most value} of {any solar energy system|solar systems|any solar system}. It {can also result in|could also lead to|also can lead to} {cost-savings and more efficient energy|savings in costs and more efficient energy|lower costs and more efficient power} grids. {This can|It can also|This could} {reduce fossil fuel emissions|help reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels|lower carbon emissions from fossil fuels}. There are {a few key|several key|a few major} {benefits to|advantages of|advantages to} {solar energy storage:|storage of solar energy:|solar energy storage}

Electric loads {must|should|need to} be balanced. Electricity {must be used|should be utilized|must be utilized} {immediately after it|right away after the electricity|as soon as it} {is generated|is produced|has been generated}. {Storage of excess energy allows|The storage of excess energy allows|Storage of excess energy permits} {for the storage of surplus|the storage of excess|the storage of surplus} {generation that can|production that can then|power that can} be {used|utilized} to meet {peak demand|the demand for electricity at peak times|demand at times of peak}. {In terms of|When it comes to|For} renewable energy, {surplus|excess} {power|energy} can be stored {to ensure that|in order to ensure|to ensure} the lights {stay on even|are on|remain on} when the sun {sets|goes down} or {the wind stops blowing|wind ceases to blow|the wind ceases to blow}. Energy storage is {simply|essentially|basically} {a way to store|an option to store|storage of} energy. It {allows you to|lets you} {charge your energy reservoir when|recharge your energy reservoir whenever} there is {high demand|a high demand,|a lot of demand,} and {then release it when|release it when|release it once} the demand {decreases|is lower|declines}.

{The filling of the|Filling in the|The filling of} gaps. {Storage of short-term solar energy|The storage of solar energy for short periods} {allows for steady energy flow|ensures a steady flow of energy|permits a continuous flow of energy} even {during brief interruptions in|in the event of brief interruptions to|during short interruptions in} generators{ such as passing clouds| like passing clouds|, such as clouds passing by} and {routine maintenance|maintenance routines}.

Energy resilience. The {energy grid is susceptible|power grid is prone|energy grid is vulnerable} to {outages and disruptions|disruptions and outages|interruptions and outages} {due to|caused by|because of} {everything from wildfires to severe|anything from wildfires to massive|everything from wildfires up to major} storms. {By decentralizing our|Through decentralizing our|Decentralizing the} energy sources{, solar energy storage creates| solar energy storage, it creates| and storage of solar energy, we create} {a protective shield during disruptions|an effective shield against disruptions|protection against interruptions}.

Solar Energy System

The {sun emits solar radiation,|sun’s radiation is solar,|sun’s radiation from the sun is} {also called|sometimes referred to as|often referred to as} electromagnetic radiation. {Although every spot|While every place|While every location} on Earth {gets some sunlight each|receives some light each|receives sunlight every} {year, the amount|calendar year, how much|all year long, the quantity} {that|of sunlight that} {reaches any given|is absorbed by any particular|gets to any specific} {spot on the|location on|area on} {Earth’s surface can vary|Earth’s surface may vary|surface of the Earth can be different}. {This radiation is captured|The radiation is absorbed|The light is captured} by solar {technologies and converted|technology and transformed|technologies and then transformed} {into useful forms|to useful shapes|to useable forms}.

Photovoltaics Basics

{Most people are familiar with|The majority of people are aware of|Many people are familiar with} PV{, which|. It|. PV} is {used|a method used|utilized} {in|for|to generate} solar energy. {The solar energy absorb|Solar energy is absorbed by|Solar energy absorbs} the {energy of the sun|sun’s energy|energy from the sun} when it shines {on|upon} {them|the cells}. {This creates electric charges,|The result is electric charges,|This causes electric charges} {which move in response|that move according|that are able to move in response} to the {internal electrical field|electrical field inside|electrical field within the cell} {of the cell|within the cells|that the cell has}. {It|This} {causes electricity to flow|creates electricity|allows electricity to flow}.

{Basics|The basics|Fundamentals} of Systems Integration

{Solar energy technology does not|Solar energy technology doesn’t|The solar energy technology does not} {end with electricity generated|stop with the electricity produced|end with the power generated} {by CSP or PV systems|by PV or CSP systems|through PV systems or CSP}. {These solar energy systems need|The solar energy systems have|Solar energy systems require} to be {integrated into existing electrical grids|integrated into the existing electrical grids|connected to existing grids of electricity}{, homes, businesses| such as homes, businesses| including homes, offices}{, or other places| and other locations| or any other place} {that have electricity|with electricity|where electricity is available}. They can {use a variety|make use of a range|utilize a variety} of {renewable and traditional|traditional and renewable} energy sources.

{Basics for|Basics of|The Basics of} Soft Costs

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Going Solar Basics

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Solar Industry Basics

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