Solar panels produce electricity while the sun is shining, so you’ll want to want to use as much of your free electricity during the day.
Most appliances, such as dishwashers and washing machines now come with setting timers. This means you can set them to run during the day while your solar panels are sending free electricity to your home.
How many appliances you can run on your free electricity is limited by the size of your solar system and the electricity needs of each appliance. By setting your appliances to run one at a time during the day, you are ensuring that they are running on electricity from your solar system.
Appliances with rechargeable batteries are a great way to get the most from your system. If you’re in the market for new appliances, consider ones that are cordless or rechargeable. You can them charged during the day and use them with battery power in the night.
Use an app to track how your panels are performing. Most solar apps will give you easy to understand data so you can learn when your solar system is the most productive. Once you know when your panels are generating the most energy, you can set your appliance to run at those times.
Solar panels produce the best results when they’re clean. Most home solar panel installations are basically self cleaning, however we still recommend that you get a licensed electrician to clean your panels at least once a year.
Electricity companies charge solar users varying fees and have wide ranging feed-in tariffs. Chances are if you’ve been with your supplier for a long time you may be missing out on some great offers and rates. Shop around, and don’t be afraid to ask your power company for a better deal.
QUESTION ABOUT SOLAR?
Here at Stag Electrical, we have been around for more than 13 years.
We are known for our reliability because we understand you time is valuable. That is why we show up when we say we will.
We understand that communication is key. We key our clients well informed every step of the way and also offer a courtesy call to notify you when we are half an hour away.
Our friendly technicians can come out to your place to help you with your solar panels. Whether it is installation, repair, or maintenance – we do it all!
Or if you just have some general questions about getting solar, our knowledgeable and helpful customer service team would be happy to take your call and answer them for you.
Call us today to get a certified electrician to help with your solar panels.
Our total power bill through the year when we got irrigation is about $120K a year, the dairy’s about $3,000-$5,000 a month depending on Summer or Winter, and the dairy is running about 14-15 hours a day. On the Solar side of things we wanted to reduce power and not have to pay higher power costs. The speed Stag got a quote to me and had the system erected was super fast. They were straight to the point, legitimate, I could get them on the phone and I didn’t have to beat around the bush to a sales person.