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How Do Solar Panels Work?

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

This is a short and accurate explanation of “How Solar Panels Work“.

The sun shines on your home solar panels and creates DC electricity which was invented by Thomas Edison. Edison developed and believed in direct current electrical current which runs continually in a single direction. 

DC electricity is fed into an Inverter which turns DC into AC. Nikola Tesla believed that alternating current (or AC) was the solution. Alternating current is the form of usable electric power that is delivered to residences and businesses. 

When you go solar you are still connected to the utility and you get a Bi-Directional meter installed. This meter spins backward when your home is using electricity from your utility and spins forwards when your home solar system is generating its own electricity.

You are now using home solar power that you’ve generated in real-time and any excess that you do not use gets pushed back to your utility and stored like a bank of credits. When the sun is not shining you are then using the electricity credits that you have previously generated. 

Your solar panels for home are now running on cleaner, cheaper, price-protected power. You’ve locked in your costs and you now have peace of mind knowing your energy costs are controlled.

Click on ‘Click to Qualify’ at the top of the page and let’s see how much electricity your home solar system can potentially generate.

There is a reason that solar makes sense on so many levels.