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Solar Plateau

June 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments

June solar energy generation was just about the same as May, and the savings were about the same too — $175 saved in May, and $185 in June. The days are a little longer in June, but the warmer temperatures reduce the solar panel efficiency too, so it’s just about a wash. I’m still generating well over half my energy used.

July will probably be down a little in solar energy because of higher temperatures (and hopefully clouds from the monsoon), but since the electricity rates are higher in July, the savings should be about the same again.

Tags: Computers, Tech & Science · Family Updates

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Donna // Jun 26, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    And it’s been a pretty warm June, too. I know we hit records a couple times. Bring on the monsoons!

  • 2 Daryl // Jun 27, 2012 at 11:20 am

    I almost thought we were going to get a monsoon rain last night, or at least a wind storm, but it petered out before it got this far north.