Solar Update: October 2008, Shorter Days with Fall Coming

    With the magic of our solar monitoring system by SunPower, installed by Horizon Energy Systems, we are able to see our San Jose, California solar...

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    With the magic of our solar monitoring system by SunPower, installed by Horizon Energy Systems, we are able to see our San Jose, California solar power production levels even from Loreto, Mexico.

    It is hard to imagine right now with all the sunny weather around us that the cloudy winter season is coming to California soon.

    From the graph you can see we did have a couple of cloudy days in October and overall there are less daylight hours in a day.

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    • Steve Yang

      <p>Congratulations Loni,</p> <p>Glad you are sharing your photovoltaic experience with others. It appears that you have a reasonably functioning system. I know Horizon as a reputable contractor. <br /> However, when you are ensure about the performance of your system, please visit a free public service<br /> PV benchmark site <a href="http://www.pvmonitor.net.&quot; target="_blank"><a href="http://www.pvmonitor.net.</a>&quot; target="_blank">www.pvmonitor.net.</a></a> When you are able to enter a few essential parameters, it gives you back a number in Watts that system should be producing with the given conditions.<br /> I'll be happy to check your system out if you don't have some specifics–such as the number of <br /> solar panels, -brand and model; your roof tilt<br /> angle and orientation. Our prediction is known to be accurate to 1%, when tested on the Googleplex PV farm.<br /> Thanks and Good Luck,<br /> Steve –solarMD</p>

    • Steve Yang

      <p>Congratulations Loni,</p> <p>Glad you are sharing your photovoltaic experience with others. It appears that you have a reasonably functioning system. I know Horizon as a reputable contractor. <br /> However, when you are ensure about the performance of your system, please visit a free public service<br /> PV benchmark site <a href="http://www.pvmonitor.net.&quot; target="_blank"><a href="http://www.pvmonitor.net.</a>&quot; target="_blank">www.pvmonitor.net.</a></a> When you are able to enter a few essential parameters, it gives you back a number in Watts that system should be producing with the given conditions.<br /> I'll be happy to check your system out if you don't have some specifics–such as the number of <br /> solar panels, -brand and model; your roof tilt<br /> angle and orientation. Our prediction is known to be accurate to 1%, when tested on the Googleplex PV farm.<br /> Thanks and Good Luck,<br /> Steve –solarMD</p>

    • Steve Yang

      Congratulations Loni,

      Glad you are sharing your photovoltaic experience with others. It appears that you have a reasonably functioning system. I know Horizon as a reputable contractor.
      However, when you are ensure about the performance of your system, please visit a free public service
      PV benchmark site http://www.pvmonitor.net. When you are able to enter a few essential parameters, it gives you back a number in Watts that system should be producing with the given conditions.
      I’ll be happy to check your system out if you don’t have some specifics–such as the number of
      solar panels, -brand and model; your roof tilt
      angle and orientation. Our prediction is known to be accurate to 1%, when tested on the Googleplex PV farm.
      Thanks and Good Luck,
      Steve –solarMD

    • Steve Yang

      Congratulations Loni,

      Glad you are sharing your photovoltaic experience with others. It appears that you have a reasonably functioning system. I know Horizon as a reputable contractor.
      However, when you are ensure about the performance of your system, please visit a free public service
      PV benchmark site http://www.pvmonitor.net. When you are able to enter a few essential parameters, it gives you back a number in Watts that system should be producing with the given conditions.
      I’ll be happy to check your system out if you don’t have some specifics–such as the number of
      solar panels, -brand and model; your roof tilt
      angle and orientation. Our prediction is known to be accurate to 1%, when tested on the Googleplex PV farm.
      Thanks and Good Luck,
      Steve –solarMD

    • Steve Yang

      Congratulations Loni,

      Glad you are sharing your photovoltaic experience with others. It appears that you have a reasonably functioning system. I know Horizon as a reputable contractor.
      However, when you are ensure about the performance of your system, please visit a free public service
      PV benchmark site http://www.pvmonitor.net. When you are able to enter a few essential parameters, it gives you back a number in Watts that system should be producing with the given conditions.
      I’ll be happy to check your system out if you don’t have some specifics–such as the number of
      solar panels, -brand and model; your roof tilt
      angle and orientation. Our prediction is known to be accurate to 1%, when tested on the Googleplex PV farm.
      Thanks and Good Luck,
      Steve –solarMD